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JM: Did you have regular access to telephones?
Zach: If you were able to get dayroom and then able to get on a phone, yes. It is over-charged for just the hook-up fees, 5 bucks just to say hi, then hang up!!!
Andy: On 3West "the working pod" you're hardly ever locked in your cell so you can use the phone almost pretty much anytime.
JM: What types of charges applied for calling people? How much money would you guess the average inmate spends per week on phone calls?
Zach: Over five bucks just to talk.
Andy: $5 to collect call to someone.
JM: Did you need to buy phone cards to call out?
Zach: No, you had to call collect.
JM: Did the jail screen your calls?
Zach: Yes, they say they do.
Andy: Probably so don't say anything further incriminating yourself.
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