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Interview with Mickey, Nate, Anne, Erik, Chris and Ryan

JM: How many different blocks were there?
Mickey: I think there are 25-30 pods.
Nate: I don't know.
Anne: A,B,C,D,MED
Erik: a,b,c,d, Health Services unit are the pods
Chris: Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta Pods

JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they?
Mickey: Yes, A-pod 1-5, B-pod 1-5, C,D,E.... Something like that.
Nate: I stayed in C-block.
Anne: Named Above (5)
Erik: A B C D whick are seperated into pods (a1,a2,a3,a4, a5 ect)
Chris: Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta Pods Those were the names of the blocks.

JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks?
Mickey: There is a pod for sick people, or people that need special medical attention. There is the quarantine (unclassified) pods as well as minimum, medium, maximum, and super-max pods. And all are either male or female.
Nate: I don't know.
Anne: A- Minimum Security 1st timers, nonviolent offenders mostly drug offenses B- Medium Security violent offenders, number of offenses C- Maximum Security- Most violent offenders, Numerous Felonies
Erik: each block is mixed. I have even seen multiple classification levals mixed in the same pod before. All the jail workers tend to be in the same pods together as with the kithen people
Chris: Minimum security, Medium security, Maximum security, Medical were the major classes. From there you would just have them divided into men and women. x x x x x x x

JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks?
Mickey: The worst part is either in any pod with an unruly, arrogant guard. The minimum pods are generally better, with any guard, than quarantine because you have more time out of your cell. Any good guard makes the pod better to be in.
Nate: In my block we were able to watch t.v. for 3 hours a dya as long as we did not talk.
Anne: I never saw any other block except the one I was in. You may see a couple of seconds of the concourse which splits off into the holding areas while you shuffle past to court or in or out but that was it. Everything looked the SAME. No direction
Ryan: everything was SUPER FILTHY, not a clean spot in the joint.
Erik: The minimun security pods were easy going. Quarantine is the worst as the doors are always slamming open and closed as new people come and go.You just never know when you are going to be called upon to roll up your stuff and move cells. It sucks to have a chill cell mate only to have him moved the next night
Chris: There is nothing nice about the different blocks. They are all just that cold cement and iron doors. You can not see the sunlight in there either x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x.

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