Exclusive Interview with a Corrections Officer at a Jail Similar to Where Paris Hilton will spend 45 Days
Unless you've been living under a rock - in which case ow - you are aware that next month your girlfriend Paris Hilton is scheduled to go from the penthouse to the jail house.
While on probation for a DUI, Paris failed to enroll in a mandated alcohol education program and was caught twice driving with a suspended license. The second time being on February 27th when sheriff's deputies pulled her over and charged her with violating her probation when she was stopped for speeding down Sunset Blvd. with her headlights off.
Superior court Judge Michael T. Sauer didn’t take her reckless behavior lightly and promptly sentenced her to 45 days at the Century Regional Detention Facility, a women’s jail near Lynwood, effective June 5th. Sauer is not allowing for work release or any other alternatives to jail time, including allowing the heiress to pay to be in a cushier
Although her lawyers say they will appeal, the odds look very good that there will be a new Hilton in South Central this summer.
LAist was able to conduct a long interview, which will be broken up over several days this week, with a deputy at a facility very similar to where Paris will be doing her time. We talked about what's in store for model/actress in regards to dealing with the inmates, the officers, the drugs, and her best friend the telephone. The deputy asked to remain anonymous.
LAist: Thank you so much for granting us this interview. Can you tell us a little about the prison that Paris will be in?
Deputy K: For starters it's a jail not a prison. We're talking two very different places. Prisons are where the worst offenders reside. Jails are for people serving much shorter sentences. Average time in a jail is 30-60 days. Longest...depends on how many charges you have and which judge or judges you have overseeing your case files.You can stay for years on one charge alone or years based on several charges. Even though people don't necessarily stay in prison their whole life, that's where lifers are. Paris will be in jail for about the average time that most people who are in jail stay there.