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Interview with Clayton, Darryl and Kristofer

JM: How many different blocks were there?
Clayton: i am not really aware of how many blocks were there
Darryl: I hav eno idea . The place was huge . I remember pulling up in the early morning hours in January .. saying to myself " this place is huge "..
Kristofer: i think there were 6 buildings with 4 blocks per building but i'm not sure

JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they?
Clayton: the blocks did not have names
Darryl: They did not have names . I believe we had a numbered pod . I was pod 420
Kristofer: there were buidlings numbered 1 through 6 and then the blocks had letters, a block, b block, like that

JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks?
Clayton: they had inmates for drug use, drug distribution, there were holding cells for the more serious crimes
Darryl: I was in Essex County Jail . Big and in Newark NJ . You name it . They were there . In my pod we had all from child support to murder .
Kristofer: the blocks were separated by types of inmates. Medical had their own block. Protective custody had their own block. The guys who worked for time off had their own block. Maximum and minimum security had their own blocks like that

JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks?
Clayton: the worst part was being pushed around and having to eat at specific times. the best part was being left alone if i stayed to myself
Darryl: The nicest part of the Pod was , I had a top bunk with a great shot of the TV . We had cable with all the channels . That TV never went off . The worst part was probably the bathrooms . Everything is stainless steel and very cold . The showers were like stalls with a rubber curtain .
Kristofer: I was only in one block, d block of building 5. The worst part is i was housed with some of the violent offenders, the dangerous gang bangers. so if fights broke out, which they did we would get locked down. And we were strip searched at least once a week. The best part would have been we had one hot female guard who worked 1 day a week hahaha

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