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Interview with Russ

JM: How many different blocks were there?
Russ: two tiers and 7 blocks or more,

JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they?
Russ: by letter a-f or maybe more, the higher the letter the higher the case or crime.

JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks?
Russ: b was for the mentally challenged, a was for holding to be classed, c was for open range and cells, and workers, the rest were for more serious crimes, i think.

JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks?
Russ: so many fights and a stabbing of a nurse in the library, lots of blood over food, and fights over commissary and territory, gangs looking for weakness in those who walked with a low head and looked as if they were hopeless. i feel block a and b and c were less violent...

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