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Good Behavior

Interview with Ryan, Alex, George, John, Diana and Maria

JM: Did you get off early based on good behavior?
Ryan: YES
Alex: Yes about 5 months off.
George: NO
John: because my charges are not violent, abusive, drunk driving or drug related, i normally get the standard 33 percent off.
Diana: No my time was served I did have good behavior but I served a of my time and was release but I knew a person who got two months off
Maria: Nope. I sure didn't get off early for good behavior. I don't think. To be honest, I really don't remember.

JM: What is the most time off you can receive for good behavior?
Ryan: 1/3 RD OFF WAS MAX
Alex: In pierce county its 33% unless they "lotto" you out due to overcrowding (very very common).
George: 1/3 OFF
John: in my case, its always possible to hit the lotto. it depends solely on the jail's population and the charges.
Diana: Two months off for good time
Maria: I think it's a third.

JM: What types of actions do you need to avoid in order to get time off? Did you ever witness somebody losing time off for good behavior?
Alex: You have to have committed a non violent crime and not a DUI and no infractions while in custody.
John: pissing off the staff and simply being juvenile while in custody.
Diana: You have to follow the rules all of them keep out of trouble yes if witnesses someone getting out early for there good behavior so this is true
Maria: You need to avoid fighting, stealing, argueing with the corrections officers, and not keeping your cell clean. Yes, I've witnessed girls losing their good behavior time for one reason or another.

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