The news of actor Danny Masterson not being held in the general population of a Los Angeles jail has recently been revealed. Masterson, who was arrested in June of 2020 and charged with three counts of rape, is instead being held in a separate pod in the same jail where O.J. Simpson and Suge Knight were once held.
The pod, known as the “Protective Custody Unit”, is a special area of the jail that is designed to protect inmates from the general population. The area is separated from the general population by a secure door and monitored by a correctional officer. Inmates in this unit are kept away from the general population and are not allowed to interact with other inmates or staff.
The Protective Custody Unit is equipped with a variety of technologies to ensure the safety of inmates. Surveillance cameras are installed throughout the area, allowing correctional officers to monitor the inmates at all times. The unit also has a secure communication system, allowing inmates to communicate with each other and staff without being overheard by other inmates. In addition, the unit has a cell phone jamming system, which prevents inmates from using cell phones to communicate with the outside world.
The Protective Custody Unit is designed to provide a safe environment for inmates who are at risk of being targeted by other inmates. This includes inmates who have been charged with serious crimes, such as rape, as well as those who may be targeted due to their celebrity status.
The decision to place Danny Masterson in the Protective Custody Unit is likely due to the seriousness of the charges against him. By keeping him away from the general population, correctional officers can ensure that he is not targeted by other inmates. This is the same approach that was taken with O.J. Simpson and Suge Knight when they were held in the same jail.
While the Protective Custody Unit is designed to provide a safe environment for inmates who are at risk, it is important to remember that inmates in this unit are still subject to the same rules and regulations as those in the general population. Inmates in the unit are still subject to disciplinary action for any violations of the jail rules.
In the end, Danny Masterson’s placement in the Protective Custody Unit is a necessary step to ensure his safety while he awaits trial. While the unit provides a safe environment for inmates who are at risk, it is important to remember that inmates in the unit are still subject to the same rules and regulations as those in the general population.