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Interview with Sarah, Sandra and Lyle

JM: How many different blocks were there?
Sarah: 1 main one for females
Sandra: I dont know how many
Lyle: I'm not sure, the "blocks" were lettered A through at least F, and there were at least nine "pods."

JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they?
Sarah: pod a
Sandra: I believe the pods were just lettered, I dont know how many
Lyle: Block A, for example, or Pod one etcetera, and holding cells.

JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks?
Sarah: men, women. medical/pysch
Sandra: There was the at risk pod I was in and the high risk inmates, dangerous, were held alone. And there was a pod for suicide watch and people with mental problems
Lyle: All inmates were intermingled. The gang members were separated in some instances, but molesters were right long side of murderers, and drunk drivers were right along side of petty thieves.

JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks?
Sarah: NOthing is nice about 3 brick walls
Sandra: The nicest thing about my standard pod was only 4 people. The bad part of the suicide watch pod was not being able to watch TV from the cell or hear the TV. The good thing about standard pod was book access which was limited in the first pod I was in
Lyle: The nicest thing about being in a new block, was getting away from the people in the old block, that I could no longer stand. The worst part of being in a different block, was the fact that it was only a matter of time until somebody else got on my nerves.

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