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Interview with a Corrections Officer at a Jail Similar to Where Paris Hilton will Do Time

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Paris Hilton is scheduled to go to jail next month after being pulled over twice while having a suspended license. The judge gave her 45 days in a women's jail in Lynwood , near Compton.

LAist was able to conduct a long interview 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.

The following is part two of our multi-part interview that began yesterday when we discussed the difference between prison and jail, CI's, and what Paris could expect her first day.

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Today we will learn about lesbian sex in the facility, the availability of drugs, and what Paris can expect as far as visitors... after the jump.

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LAist: Are you familiar with any other female celebrities who were in a similar situation as Paris who she could learn something from?

Deputy K: Yep. Michelle Rodriguez. In 2006 she wrote this about her time in jail: Michelle Rodriguez stated around May 11, 2006:

"It was so cool. I love people, and it was a primal crew. The only thing that keeps them going is fighting for salt and making dice out of soap. "I represent the people, you know what I mean? If somebody picks on me, they'll get what's coming. I didn't have to handle myself is what I'm saying. I had love in there. People got where I'm coming from."

"Drawing pictures for everybody on their shirts. Writing poetry. And singing show tunes with the girls... I'm not surprised they kicked me out early."

This willl probably be the case for Paris as well. She will keep to herself, because she really is an idiot if she can't feel the tension in there. She will spend time doing arts and crafts or some other ACLU induced classes offered to our community's finest.
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How do you think Paris will adapt to the tension?

Not to be negative, but most don't take responsibility immediately and I don't see it happening with her. She won't hold herself accountable and she will cry to someone. And someone will give the hug she needs. Unfortunately that person will have Hep B (and/or C), be HIV positive, and in reality is a skanky shithead who can't take care of herself let alone or Paris, never mind her own children, due to her unfortunate set of events that keep her in jail year after year with an ongoing meth problem.

These girls will offer her extra amenities to make her stay more comfortable and hope they gain a friendship that will give them notoriety with fellow inmates later. Some will try to contact the press with a story about Paris and stab her in the back hoping to make a buck through the press w/ a tall tale about Paris and her time being incarcerated. Then they will buy drugs for themselves.

Paris would deny being apart of anything like that in jail anyhow. I am sure she will have her own fabricated story about how awful it was in there. Some might be true... Such as how dirty it is. Or how shitty the food was.

Are you saying that there are drugs in that jail? Does that mean that if Paris would like some drugs, there be people in there who would give her weed or coke?

There are always drugs in jails, prisons and such. Yes, if she paid she can get her drugs.

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What do you think the racial breakdown is in a facility like that?

I am sure more than 35-40% are Hispanic, 25-30% Black, the rest whites, Asians and others.

It has been rumored that Paris is bisexual. Are inmates allowed to be intimate in a facility like that?

No inmates are never allowed to be intimate, are they though? Absolutely. And females are the worst. Females are emotional people and they need to socialize. All women correctional facilities have intimate relations going on, unlike men it is more likely to be consensual.

How often during her 45-days will Paris be able to receive visitors? Will her parents and friends be able to visit her every day, once a week?

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The posted hours for that facility are below, and they can change at anytime without notice. I am not sure how she will be classified so I don't know how many visits are permitted for her. After she arrives, usually within a few days her friends should be able to call and find out when and how many visits she can have. Due to her profile, maybe not just anybody can call to get this information.

Visiting Hours: Mon.-Fri. (for professional visits only): 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sat. & Sun. (regular visiting): 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Holiday Hours:

8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Last group of visitors must be checked in by 6:30 p.m.

If Paris is really as popular as she appears, she will have to be careful in scheduling her friends to visit her.

Most jails permit approx 2 visits a week, but some might offer one visit per day everyday of the week. Some don't allow weekend or holidays for visits. It really depends on the jail. Also most visits are approx. 30 minutes and only 1-2 visitors at a time. Religious visits can happen just about any time of day, weekend or holidays based on the safety and security of the institution. Legal visits are usually applied the same.

Tomorrow: How to pay people off in jail, what to do about the fact that Paris has been recorded calling black people "niggers", and what Paris can do to practice being in jail.