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Interview with Sarah, Drew and Paul

JM: How many different blocks were there?
Sarah: I became a trustee so I was able to go over to the men's side. There is only one female cell block. There are 7 male cell blocks, but they hold a lot more. Women capacity is 200 per cell block, and the men can fit 250 per cell block. The men have 4 or 5 rooms of 10 and 2 of 25, and then individual cells in each block (aka segregation, the hole).
Drew: I believe there was eight cell blocks
Paul: Where i was at it was alphabetically, A block, B block and so forth. where i was there were 12 or 13 blocks.

JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they?
Sarah: Alpha, Bravo, Delta, Echo, names like that.
Drew: Alpha , bravo, Charlie, delta, echo ,foxtrot, golf, hotel , and infirmary
Paul: they were pronounced A block, B block, C block etc.

JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks?
Sarah: With the males they house you according to your crime and degree of crime. They put the rapists and the child molesters and murderers in certain places. Petty crimes, gang related, etc go in different places. Female housing is determined by degree of crime and gang affiliation. Echo block is for the mentally challenged or heinous crimes.
Drew: Alpha ,was I believe the female side , bravo , Charlie,is kinda like pre trial inmates range from murderes to rapist lot of different gangs are segregated into eight man or 12 man tanks delta was for the trustees and inmates waiting to catch chain echo is lockdown
Paul: A and B blocks were protective custody, C and D blocks were agg segg. which is twenty four hour lock down. E,F and G blocks were medium custody which is only four hours a day out of your cell and the rest of the blocks were GP which is general population.

JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks?
Sarah: It depends on which officers are where. It changes all the times. The blocks themselves are pretty much the same.
Drew: There was no nicest or more comfortable each wing has it own rewards and bad parts like in the Charlie's you only have to mess with seven other people but there no where to go small area In delta there's twenty three other inmates but you have your own cell sink an toilet
Paul: The best part about the general populations were being able to go in and out, they would do in and outs every hour and the general population blocks tend to be a little more calm. Alot less fights and riots, I was never put into medium custody on one of those blocks but i know they have to be in there cells most of the day which is pretty much like being in solitary. Because it tends to have the worse people in those blocks there are allways fights, Gas and pepper spray are constantly being sprayed in those blocks which in return go through the vents trhough the entire unit causing everyone to cough and choke

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