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JM: Did you have regular access to telephones?
Jen: Here's how the phone issue goes General Population: all access Minimal Security: access when you are allowed to get out of the cell Maximum Security: No access unless released form the cell
Kelsey: TULARE: If your floor was programming you could use the phone when it was your turn in line
JM: What types of charges applied for calling people? How much money would you guess the average inmate spends per week on phone calls?
Jen: The cost for the 1st minute is 3.75, and after that is like 1.50 per minute
Kelsey: Collect calls from us to outside world
JM: Did you need to buy phone cards to call out?
Jen: No, In fact you get nothing to buy calls out. You can only call collect to whoever you are calling. This can add up after a week of calls.
Kelsey: Not available
JM: Did the jail screen your calls?
Jen: They always screen all calls, and the recoding from the beginning of the call tells you that it is from an inmate at the Tulare county jail, and that all calls are being recorded and monitored
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