Level 1: Maximum-Security Adult Male
4:00 A.M. SLEEP
7:30 A.M. Compliance Check: “Which is making sure all your toys are put away like good prisoners because if something is out that is not supposed to be, that would be deemed a serious security threat.”
8:00 A.M. Work as part of maintenance crew or free time: paint, draw or listen to music.
4:30 P.M. College courses
7:00 P.M. Return to cell, relax
8:00 P.M. SLEEP to 4:00 A.M.
Comments on the experience of prison life overall:
“Most of being locked up is dealing with the shame that put us here.”
Tips on surviving prison life:
“We try, pray and find ways to keep hope alive while doing a natural life sentence.”