JM: Did you have regular access to telephones? Tonya: Only at certain times of the day
JM: What types of charges applied for calling people? How much money would you guess the average inmate spends per week on phone calls? Tonya: As I recall a 20 minute conversation was under
1.00. You would need money in your inmate
account and have to transfer it to the company
that ran the pay phones in order to use them.
Varied weekly seeing that some people used the
phone the entire time allowed which actually
could add up for a weeks time.
JM: Did you need to buy phone cards to call out? Tonya: No, you were not allowed phone cards
JM: Did the jail screen your calls? Tonya: They had the ability to but not sure if it was