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Interview with Eric, Paul and Cody

JM: How many different blocks were there?
Eric: i think there were 6
Paul: A through L so that's 11 blocks
Cody: There were 6 blocks total.

JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they?
Eric: just letters like j h a est
Paul: A B C D E F G H I J K L Blocks they had different sections for everybody u wanna stay out
Cody: They were classified by letter in the alphabet. A b c d j and k I believe.

JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks?
Eric: cant remember the different types
Paul: High security depending on severity of charges a&c high risk b&d low risk E&f pedophiles an mentally ill G&h holding I booking Jworkers block K&L women's. All separate levels an different sections for visiting for ppl.
Cody: All women were together. They had the working unit and then itdepended on the security level they thought was necessary for each inmate based on things such as their charges and experiences previously with government officials.

JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks?
Eric: nothing
Paul: Nothing nice about jail. I hated sitting there doing nothing it was boring as fuck. U hardly got to do anything didn't get to go outside accept court hearings or released from jail. Always dirty or plumbing problems shower sucked food sucke everything bout jail sux everything not good bout it
Cody: The pressure in the toilets. Where exactly your cell was positioned. Some blocks you could see outside the front of the jail which was nice. Some blocks were warmer and colder then others and depending on the c.o.'s made the blocks better or not. Also the cleanliness of some of the cells made other blocks better then others.

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