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Interview with Dylan

JM: How many different blocks were there?
Dylan: There was pc/lockup,trustees, min. securtity, general population which was the largerst, and max. security.

JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they?
Dylan: They werent considered blocks the just had the tanks and cell names. like A tank, B tank, ect.

JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks?
Dylan: There was pc/lockup,trustees, min. securtity, General population which was the largerst, and max. security. The ones with major crimes or behaviors were in max. The ones that broke the rules went to lock up, the ones that didnt want population went to p.c. which was the same area as lock down. min sec. tanks had more inmates than the other tanks.

JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks?
Dylan: When I was in at first was general population. I hated that because you were surrounded by mostly bars and the three other tanks besides you could communicate back and forth with each other and some of the inmates would yell all the way accross to talk to someone while the rest of us was trying to sleep. Or the tank besides you would have their T.V on max on your T.V on max so you would be listening to 2-3 T.V's at once. It got pretty annoying. Lock down sucks because they put you in a one man cell with no tv no one to really talk to and you lose out on visitation privelages and phone privelages. But Honestly after lock down when they put me in with the max security tank I Liked it the most. The tank was all walls I think about 7-10 people in the tank and everyone got along with everyone. Now you had some few problems here and there but everyone seemed to have more respect in there. I think it was because most of the inmates in there have already been there for a while so they just wanted their rest of their time to go as smoothly as possible.

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