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Interview with Luis, Kelly, Cheryl, Tina, Shaylee, Todd, Anne, Robyn, Felicia and Marianna

JM: What types of facilities were available to help pass the time?
Luis: NONE!!!!
Kelly: in the middle of the day, you are let out of your cell for rec. time. you can play cards, watch tv, visit with other inmates and so on
Cheryl: Cards, TV, you could chat with each other. Pretty boring stuff but do what you have to do to pass the time.
Tina: There was only small stainless steal tables to sit at to play cards and watch a really small television in behind a glass
Shaylee: The Chaplans office once a week just to get out of your cell
Todd: none besides sleeping in cell
Anne: nothing your locked down in a 6 by 8 cell with 2 other people. dont get out no programs and they lie if they say they have them.
Robyn: none that I knew of. My cellmate told me they usually got an hour a day out of their cells to shower or just move around the cell block.
Felicia: There wasnt any other facilities that they could send you to unless you already signes for your time. They swnd people to rehab in prison they put people thats done half they time in halfway house to get ready for the outside world and community sentecing if its not a violent chaege

JM: Did you have regular access to the entertainment or was competition fierce? Give details.
Luis: No i didnt since I was in lockdown the entire time and was only to get out for one hour every 72 hours. They claim that they had to do that because they were understaffed, but its a lie.
Kelly: regular access
Cheryl: Regular.
Tina: Yes I guess if you wanted to squint at a small screen television
Shaylee: Whats the point in warching television if you cant hear it
Todd: no
Anne: haha no only thing you get is if your family sends books to you to read no tv thats a joke
Robyn: What entertainment? The only entertainment was if someone was going off of the guards like I wished I could do.
Felicia: No entertainment no tv no radio no nothing i really dont have an answer to this queation because i nwver experienced this. I heard in prison ppl play dominoes cards basketball weighs draw etc etc etc etc etc etc etc etc etc etc etc etc etc etc etc etc etc

JM: Did you have a hard time staying in shape while in jail?
Luis: I wasnt to interested in staying in shape.
Kelly: im sure i lost some weight
Cheryl: I don't know
Tina: Did not have to worry about that since I was only in the Oklahoma County Detention Center for one day
Shaylee: No because the food is not edible
Todd: no
Anne: yes hurt all over no room to move around in a cell that small with 2 other people in it.
Robyn: I wasn't in long enough.
Felicia: Yes because they dont let you out of your cells the cells is extra small so you dont have room to move around

JM: How often did you get to go outside? What did you do outside if you were allowed to? If you were not allowed to go outside what could you do for exercise?
Luis: I never even saw the light of day much less get to go outside.
Kelly: none
Cheryl: Never
Tina: Never at either facility
Shaylee: Never
Todd: none
Marianna: never went outside.
Anne: never get to go outside never get to go out of cell. no exercise thats not going to happen
Robyn: Never
Felicia: Never was allowed outside all you could do was go up and down stairs and try to exercise in your cell thats if you have enough room

JM: Did the jail offer church services? If so, what were they like and when were they held?
Luis: Yes they did offer church services but I never attended so I couldnt tell you what they were like.
Kelly: im not sure
Cheryl: I don't know
Tina: Yes and I attended when I was at Cleveland County Detention Center awaiting transfer to Oklahoma county
Shaylee: Once a week if you request to speak with a believer
Todd: ??
Marianna: no
Anne: i was never offered any church service at all
Robyn: I don't know
Felicia: Yes they did i heard that service was wonderful and they was held i think on wednesdays but i never attended

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