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Good Behavior

Interview with Ricardo, Lori, Carlos, Kirk, Tyler, Tami, Enrique and Anna

JM: Did you get off early based on good behavior?
Ricardo: You get two for one day for good behavior, 3 for 1 if working as a trustee.
Lori: I was in the jail as my parents did not want to take me out. I was released as i had an attorney at that time that got me out earlier...
Carlos: You can but you have to kiss ass. Doing your time behaving is not enough
Kirk: No they offer a trustee program that makes your time count double if you work but that's only if your sentenced to county time
Tyler: no I didn't get out early I had to hire a attorney to get me out on P.R bond.
Tami: I did not get to leave jail until my judge had decided to let me go.
Enrique: You can work to get time or credit i was considered maximum security so i did not get much time out to work but did it when ever i had the chance.
Anna: For my misdemeanors I recieved good time due to the fact that I was working. Yes

JM: What is the most time off you can receive for good behavior?
Ricardo: 3 for one days working in the county jail kitchen or downtown cleanup program.
Lori: one time only. I have never and hope never to return.
Carlos: I believe depending on your charges between 15%-50%
Kirk: I don't know the answer
Tyler: for every two days you do good you get 1 day off.
Tami: i bleieve for every 2 days spent you get 1 day off for good behavior
Enrique: As long as you keep going you could get credit or time off for working i dont believe there was a limit.
Anna: one third of your sentence

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?
Ricardo: Stay out of peoples way, dont complain that you miss home, dont get involved in other folks business, dont get into fights.
Lori: I do not recall any time off...we were rewarded or regarded well if we possibly listened and followed through with our suggestions, I have the keen remembrance of what/who/nature and I was treated but well I did not to perceived
Carlos: Got to avoid fights but like i said you gotta kiss ass
Kirk: Stay out of fights don't get written up for anything they will write you up super quick for dumb stuff if you do t have you uniform on or for yelling
Tyler: the types of action you have to take is ask the sheriff if you can be a trustee and help around your cell, for example serving food etc.
Enrique: Yes you need to stay clean and not lose your temper not fight or break any of the rules depending on the severity of the rule you broke you could lose you good time.
Anna: You cannot get written up for major cases, if you are working you have to work and attend your job on a regular basis. No fighting

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