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Old 04-15-2009, 04:10 AM
Mark2008 Mark2008 is offline
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As a former inmate, I much preferred state prison to county jails. Reasons:

1) More freedom of movement, more activities.

2) Better food, better recreation.

3) Classification was better, was housed with people more like myself.

4) Could buy/receive more items via commissary/mail.

County jails are designed for short-term sentences and pre-trial detainees. They were not intended to be places for people to live long-term. State prisons are designed for extended stays. I'd rather do a year at state than six months in county.
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