The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 13, 1968 · Page 18
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 18

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But McCloud felt that the jail's security arrangements could be improved on so, on Sunday, July 7, without advance notice, the prisoner was moved. He has since been kept in the Hall of Justice, in special quarters on the Kith floor. This floor had been an old section for female prisoners There were 14 cells in it. Under a long-planned remodeling scheme, the area was to be converted into a briefing room. The conversion was expedited (McCloud says the accusation that the county spent a lot of unnecessary money Is untrue, because all they did was advance the date of already-planned remodeling) and finished In time for Sirhan's arrival. Sirhan is kept in a cell within a cell. Some 50 feet away, still on the same floor, is the temporary courtroom where he has made his subsequent appearances. He has not left the l.'lth floor since he moved in. This eases McCloud's security job. But on Dec. 9 he will go on trial formally. That will be held in the Department 107 courtroom, on the eighth floor of the Hall of Justice. That Is when McCloud's job will become even more difficult. Right now Sirhan spends his life in his cell. A temporary shower was installed In an adjoining cell. He has his twice-daily exercise periods In the outer cell, walking up and down, always accompanied by a guard. He has all the rights and privileges of any other prisoner, with the sole exception that he has no companionship. Sirhan, McCloud says, spends most of his day reading. He has access to the daily newspapers "He has a few dollars In his account and buys candy bars and newspapers." He can obtain books from the prison library by selecting them from a list of library books, and does so. He eats ordinary prison food. Sirhan's lawyer, Russell Parsons, has stated that Sirhan orders whatever he likes, but McCloud denies this emphatically. McCloud says, "His food Is prepared separately, right here In the Hall of Justice, because we are always worried about an attempt to poison him. But his menu is based as nearly as possible on the daily prison menu. We've set up a temporary combination kitchen stove, refrigerator and sink in one unit right near his quarters." He has no radio, television or movie privileges. Neither do any other prisoners on his panel level. He is entitled to his daily shower. There is a lavatory in his cell. He has the same visitor rights as any prisoner, and his lawyer and investigators and members of his family visit him frequently. He can receive and send letters, but al such communications are "monitored." tiuards are with him around the clock. McCloud says these are rotated frequently "to avoid complacency you can't let down on this." They do not fratenize with the pris-o ter. When the trail begins, the secure routine will be shattered. 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