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Interview with John, Raquel, Colby, Nikki, Hoyllwood, Woody, Pat, Jeremy, Lekisha, Gary, Ricky and Warren

JM: What clothes could you have brought in to wear in the jail (underwear, socks, etc.)?
John: white doc scrubs.
Raquel: Blue for girls. Orange for boys. Sexy orange flip flops for all.
Colby: BCADC Orange
Nikki: the standard jail issued, blue top and bottom, 2 or 3 dingy white T-shirts, 3 pairs of used, but washed, dingy grannie panties, 3 pair of tube socks, and a little rough dingy white towel.
Hoyllwood: most of the girls were half dressed and most of the guys were just wearing pants.
Woody: i prefferd the tommy collection,jesus are you people really asking this question
Pat: Nothing
Jeremy: None, absolutely none. Unless is was authorized by a doctor. When you arrive at the jail all your garments, shoes, accessories and valuables are documented and placed in safe storage at the jail's clothing lock up.
Lekisha: 2 pair socks 2pair under wear 1 pair blue scrub pants and one smack and a pair dhoert shoes
Gary: You would get two pairs of socks to white boxers You would get a orange jumpsuit or scrubs And you would get a pair of shower shoes
Ricky: none. your given a top bottom and 4 pairs of boxers and 4 socks. you can exchange them 1 time a week.
Warren: Nothing was slowed after booking we were strip searched and gave all stuff to the guard and given outfits

JM: If you had a set uniform, what did it look like? Please be specific about each piece of clothing issued to you.
John: white doc scrubs.
Nikki: described above
Hoyllwood: I don't think I made it that far into the system.
Woody: it would be the orange one yea that one
Pat: Orange itchy orange jump suit
Jeremy: When you first arrive at the jail everyone is issued two sets of the standard bright orange 2- piece uniform. You also receive 3 underwears, 3 pairs of socks, a pair of sandals (hopefully your size), a towel, a wash cloth, a basic hygiene pack which includes a small soap, a miniature toothbrush, a small toothpaste and a roll of toilet paper. You also receive a bedroll but no bed, but includes an army blanket, two bed sheets, and a pillowcase but no pillow. If overcrowding is not a major problem when you arrive at the jail (and it rarely isn't), then you'll probably be issued a bunk bed with a semi- comfortable used mattress, otherwise get ready to sleep on the floor, on a mattress hopefully, until a bunk bed and mattress space opens up.
Lekisha: You had to wear yr white underware yr bra 1pair if grey socks your sandals and blue scrubs pants and short blue thats what the females wore
Gary: You have to wear your jumpsuit or your or your scrubs you had to have socks on your boxers on and your shoes on that's what you have to wear on a daily basis
Ricky: you look like a pumpkin. orange top orange bottom. boxers and socks. they give t shirts any more. if its cold you cover in your blanket.
Warren: We wore scrubs orange then white scrubs when I turned trustee, I also saw people in jeans I don't know why white sox and underwater

JM: Were there any assigned clothes in high demand that an inmate should look for when getting clothing assigned?
John: Go up one size in the shoes if a size 9 get a size 10.
Colby: No assigned clothing were issued but you had to look for the newest and available
Nikki: No
Woody: look for you mean we actually got to choose man im a 140 lbs soaking wet and i got fitted with x large go figure
Pat: No
Jeremy: All the clothing items I mentioned above are almost always issued used. Every now and then they do hand out new stuff so everyone looks for and tries to get a hold of something new. The new item I recommend an inmate look for when being issued clothing is brand new underwear. That is something that will always be in high demand.
Lekisha: Yes during clothing exchange you would switch out all you clotheswat ever is needed
Gary: When close exchange comes around your love to take change all your clothing Except for your jumpsuit it's a separate day
Ricky: no. its the same for every body. the women wear blue.
Warren: No it was all the same worthless crap different colors

JM: Was the clothing different between men and women?
John: Don't know. I never saw any women.
Colby: yes women are blue and men are orange. Onxe in a while you will get a bra or panties in the mens clothing, lmfao
Nikki: yes, orange for men, blue for women, stripes for some of the trustees
Hoyllwood: well yeah... we were for the most part in our own clothing.
Woody: couldeent tell ya but i would assume
Pat: Yes
Jeremy: The only difference between the men and women's uniform is the color, women wear blue uniforms and are issued, of course, panties and bras.
Lekisha: Yes the clothings somewhat different thevguys war a orange or mustard color and they would get white boxers and a whitebthirt
Gary: Yes the clothing between the women in Menards are different somewhat different the colors are different females were the the blue ones and they don't get boxers
Ricky: orange for men blue for women red fir lock down or confirmed gang members.
Warren: The same materials and colors

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