JM: Did you have regular access to telephones? Dorothy: Yes, but the phones are only one from 10:00 am to
10:30 pm. but you had to have an account to call
someone which means you need to have money to
make a call.
JM: What types of charges applied for calling people? How much money would you guess the average inmate spends per week on phone calls? Dorothy: I know from my experience that $45.00 would only
allow about 5 fifteen minute phone calls.
JM: Did you need to buy phone cards to call out? Dorothy: No someone had to set up an account to be able to
call out and you can only have two numbers on
JM: Did the jail screen your calls? Dorothy: Yes, they monitored the phone calls all the time
and the ones in visitation too.