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Good Behavior

Interview with Brian, Marty, Linda, Mary and Myron

JM: Did you get off early based on good behavior?
Brian: I got put on house arrest at my sentencing based on good behavior while in jail. I was sentenced to house arrest as part of having good behavior in jail and not having any innocents while in there etc.
Marty: I was released due to a magistrate hearing
Linda: no
Mary: acj does not recognize good behavior. It the judges discretion
Myron: Absolutely not as I said no good behavior left to earn, got lucky to get picked up by a program unexpectedly if that counts!

JM: What is the most time off you can receive for good behavior?
Brian: I believe for good behavior that you can get a few months off your sentence for good behavior. I believe I saw that posted at the Jail Pods on that. I believe that your Probation Officer can have you relisted for good behavior.
Marty: Not sure.
Linda: not sure
Mary: I do not really know
Myron: The county no longer gave time off for good behavior hasn't in years from what I was informed of by staff.

JM: What types of actions do you need to avoid in order to get time off? Did you ever witness somebody losing time off for good behavior?
Brian: I did not get in any fights, I was good with other inmates on my Pod. I complied with what the Guards on the Units. I played games on the Pod and did other activities like played basketball. I wrote letters to my family to get put on house arrest and have my detainer lifted. I wrote to the Public Defender to try and find out about my cases. I went to Catholic activities when they were announced by the Guard. I paid off most of court stuff and my restitution.
Marty: My guess would be: 1:Fighting with a inmate 2:Fighting with a C.O. (BIG no-no) 3:Being disrepectful.
Linda: fighting
Mary: you need to mot fight. No contraband and really it's up to the jidge for good time. I have never seen it but I guess it's possible
Myron: Again, none existed as workers there did so for extra food, few more minutes outside of lock-in for count time. Best was a surprise bail out or a program picking some one up early.

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