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Closing Advice

Interview with Ian, Ron and Bodie

JM: What else would you want a friend or family member to know if they have a loved one going to this jail?
Ian: Just that its not as bad as what they may look it on TV. Its good to get them money on thier books as soon as possible. And just to know that the jail is really secure and there is rarely any fights. If one does get broken out, it ends very quickly. Its pretty secure and safe.
Ron: It is definatley a shock at first. Money on the books is important for commissary. Also writting letters is very important as well as pictures.
Bodie: To be supportive and write lots of letters . if you can help them out and put funds on there books do so that way they can get basics like soap and shampoo. be patient court matter get confusing and take time and alot goes in to everything. That sometimes it takes jail for them to get on the right path it took me many times before I learned . its saves peoples lives too depends if there at the point i was.

JM: If somebody knows they will be serving time in this jail what is your advice to them?
Ian: Find at least one game that you're good at and get involved. Play one of those games and get good at it. Best way to make friends.
Ron: Read a lot be yourself and dont take shit from anyone
Bodie: To really stop and think abt the stuff your doing to get out in there is it worth it and is that how you want to live your life ... think abt it.....

JM: Please list any other jail or rehab facilities you have been to.
Ian: Canyon County, San Diego County, San Pete County
Ron: Salt lake metro.
Bodie: I have been to ADC(slc county jail) utah county jail. st. george jail. Immigration holding. relapse pervention i have done. outpatient program through sequoia counseling as well as congnitive reconstruction class. retail theft womens group and life skills.

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