In Part 3 of "1984", how are common criminals and political criminals treated differently in the temporary lock up?

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In the temporary lock-up, the guards treat the common criminals

"with a certain forbearance, even when they (have) to handle them roughly...positions of trust (are) given only to the common criminals, sepecailly the gangsters, and the murderers, who (form) a sort of aristocracy...all the dirty jobs (are) done by the politicals". 

Even more astonishing is the "difference in demeanor between the Party prisoners and the others".  The Party prisoners are always "silent and terrified", while the ordinary...

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