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Old 08-27-2012, 10:22 AM
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Reception is a mess at DVI . I have a little over 9 years in at DVI in two terms first term 21/2 years straight level 1 on at the ranch dorm living not bad for doing time Family can bring food to visits Was pretty easy time . Second term was almost 7 years. Was mainline for the first 5 years. after reception was assigned to cell living for the first year after that was moved to Z Dorm which at the time was the old gym. Had three hundred and twenty five inmates under one roof gunner walking the gun 24/7 was a loud stinky hell hole lasted two years in Z Dorm then was put on unassigned C status for thirty days which put me back in cell living . About six months more of cell living went out to minimum custody for my last thirty three months. Back to the ranch and dorm living much better then mainline . Officers at the time could be real petty at the ranch but most in general were just do your time and no BS and everything goes pretty smooth .Been out a while but hope this helps some
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My husband was at DVI before it turned into a level III prison.. He was also in ZDorm. He said reception sucks, and mainline wasn't much better.. He was also in the old gym which was over crowded.. Is there anything specific you want to know? Feel free to post your question(s) here, or you can pm me..
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He is in J I believe and everyone I speak to him he is happy happy says it sucks but usually happy could that be a front?
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My husband was at DVI before it turned into a level III prison.. He was also in ZDorm. He said reception sucks, and mainline wasn't much better.. He was also in the old gym which was over crowded.. Is there anything specific you want to know? Feel free to post your question(s) here, or you can pm me..
He was sent to wasco and then mainlined at DVI
How is costing there?
And stationary packages what can be sent?
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Reception is a mess at DVI . I have a little over 9 years in at DVI in two terms first term 21/2 years straight level 1 on at the ranch dorm living not bad for doing time Family can bring food to visits Was pretty easy time . Second term was almost 7 years. Was mainline for the first 5 years. after reception was assigned to cell living for the first year after that was moved to Z Dorm which at the time was the old gym. Had three hundred and twenty five inmates under one roof gunner walking the gun 24/7 was a loud stinky hell hole lasted two years in Z Dorm then was put on unassigned C status for thirty days which put me back in cell living . About six months more of cell living went out to minimum custody for my last thirty three months. Back to the ranch and dorm living much better then mainline . Officers at the time could be real petty at the ranch but most in general were just do your time and no BS and everything goes pretty smooth .Been out a while but hope this helps some
O my goodness that sounds horrible how can I know were he is housed his letters say J-318 low is that housing?
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Is there a limit on how many can go in for a visit?
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Is there a limit on how many can go in for a visit?
6 but can also download the CDC handbook.
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Is there anyone on here that can give info on theTracy,Ca prison? Their website is so out of date. Would appreciate it if others have family there. thanks
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Sry mines in el paso tx so Cnt help good luck
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MY man was just sent down there (should be anyways) for reception. I have spoken to someone in visitation and in the mail room...I posted what you can send there in the mail forum.....I know reception is dorm style thats about it...sorry cant help more..if you come up with anything share! LOL
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What type of questions did you need answers for? I've dealt with DVI quite a bit with my ex...it is a hell hole as far as reception. Usual stay is 3 months...a lot of mice and your locked up 23 hours a day. Your lucky to shower twice a week. A lot of inmates break the windows during the summer so during the winter it can get a bit cold. Pray for a decent cellie!!!! I'm just throwing diff things out there for you...if u have a specific question ill do my best to help you out...keep your chin up and write lots of letters!
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I can answer any questions that you may have also. My hubs is currently there in reception and has been there for 2 months. I know that I had many questions a few months ago and was unsure where to even look or ask. Feel free to private message me or ask on here. I'll be happy to answer anything I can.
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Exclamation Need info on Tracy dvi PC

I need all the info on Tracy
I need numbers and everything
My fiancé is in there in pc in reception
He is feeling like he isn't safe. I need help. If
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Does anyone know if I can set it up so my husband can have the paper delivered daily while he is in reception? I did it for him while he was in county but don't know if its possible while in reception.
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Yes I have for my son. It just takes a little longer.

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Does anyone know if I can set it up so my husband can have the paper delivered daily while he is in reception? I did it for him while he was in county but don't know if its possible while in reception.
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deedeeortiz ... When you say it takes a little longer then does that mean he'll get it days later than the publish date?
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Our local paper said it could take up to 7 days to recieve

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deedeeortiz ... When you say it takes a little longer then does that mean he'll get it days later than the publish date?
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Does anyone know if DVI has a level 1 or 2 SNY yard?
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Does anyone know if DVI has a level 1 or 2 SNY yard?

I was wondering the same thing. Does anyone have an answer to this question?
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