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    Saturday, 11/11/17

    In a life full of restrictions, we’ve seen inmates take control of whatever they can, despite the consequences and we’ve seen frustrated inmates reach their breaking point.

    • Saturday, 11/11/17
      In a life full of restrictions, we’ve seen inmates take control of whatever they can, despite the consequences and we’ve seen frustrated inmates reach their breaking point.
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    • Sunday, 11/12/17
      In the Kent County a gang banger squares off with his victim’s family in court….and with another inmate in jail.
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    • Sunday, 11/12/17
      Behind the razor wire topped fences and brick walls of the Kent County Jail, an inmate who performs violence-themed rap on stage is now in jail for assaulting his girlfriend.
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    • Saturday, 11/04/17
      A police shootout leaves a paroled inmate hospitalized with 14 bullet wounds. Two men are arrested for their connection. A female inmate arrives with what she says is a hair salon mishap
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    • Saturday, 11/04/17
      In Hackensack, New Jersey is the Bergen County Jail. In this hour, a police shootout leaves a paroled inmate in the hospital with 14 bullet wounds.
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    • Saturday, 10/28/17
      An inmate defends himself against a violent attack, another inmate takes steps to send love to the girlfriend, he allegedly, accidentally, shot, and two cellmates deal with addiction and motherhood.
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    • Saturday, 10/28/17
      An inmate takes his fights from the street to jail, and his friend follows his example; two brothers turn to crime to support their habits, and one faces the prospect of returning to the streets
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    • Saturday, 10/21/17
      In this hour, a notorious drug dealer leaves his family behind, and heroin addiction breaks up a young couple’s home, landing them both in jail. Now they face another consequence -- a potentially fatal one.
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    • Saturday, 10/21/17
      A surprise attack on a sheriff’s deputy takes an unexpected turn; a convicted rapist loses his cool in court, and an accused murderer in a high profile case tries to cash in on her notoriety.
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Lockup: Boston: Blood Brothers

Lockup: Boston: Blood Brothers

10/28/17 11:00PM

An inmate takes his fights from the street to jail, and his friend follows his example; two brothers turn to crime to support their habits, and one faces the prospect of returning to the streets watch

Lockup: Boston: Feel Deal Heal

Lockup: Boston: Feel Deal Heal

10/28/17 10:00PM

An inmate defends himself against a violent attack, another inmate takes steps to send love to the girlfriend, he allegedly, accidentally, shot, and two cellmates deal with addiction and motherhood. watch

Lockup: Tampa: High Profile

Lockup: Tampa: High Profile

10/21/17 11:00PM

A surprise attack on a sheriff’s deputy takes an unexpected turn; a convicted rapist loses his cool in court, and an accused murderer in a high profile case tries to cash in on her notoriety. watch

Lockup: Tampa: Supply and Demand

Lockup: Tampa: Supply and Demand

10/21/17 10:00PM

In this hour, a notorious drug dealer leaves his family behind, and heroin addiction breaks up a young couple’s home, landing them both in jail. Now they face another consequence -- a potentially fatal one. watch

Lockup Wichita: The Keeper

Lockup Wichita: The Keeper

02/08/17 07:38PM

In Wichita’s Sedgewick County Jail Luis Alvarado exchanges his artwork for commissary snacks purchased by other inmates. watch

Lockup Wichita: Race Relations

Lockup Wichita: Race Relations

01/25/17 01:18PM

In Wichita’s Sedgwick County Jail there is no racial segregation in the housing units, but if inmate Jason Galliart had his way, that policy would change. watch

Lockup Extended Stay: Sacramento – Starz...

Lockup Extended Stay: Sacramento – Starz and Zillas

12/23/15 11:49AM

With so many rival gangs inside the Sacramento County Jail, separating enemies remains a constant challenege for gang investigators. Don’t miss the all-new Lockup episode “Starz and Zillas” premiering this Saturday at 11pm ET/8pm PT on MSNBC. watch

Lockup Extended Stay: Sacramento – Starz...

Lockup Extended Stay: Sacramento – Starz and Zillas – Culinary...

12/23/15 11:48AM

Under the expert instruction of Chef Bui, Sacramento County Jail inmates have the opportunity to take part in a culinary arts course where they can learn skills that help prepare them for a job in the outside world. The all-new Lockup Sacramento episode “Starz and Zillas” premieres Saturday at 11pm ET/8pm PT on MSNBC. watch

Lockup Extended Stay: Sacramento – The...

Lockup Extended Stay: Sacramento – The Eyes Have It

12/23/15 11:47AM

Sacramento may be the capital of the nation’s most populous state, but it is also frequently called the “Meth Capital of the country.” See why in the all-new Lockup episode premiering Saturday, December 26th at 10pm ET/7pm PT on MSNBC. watch

Lockup Extended Stay: Sacramento – The...

Lockup Extended Stay: Sacramento – The Force LaForce – Ron Smith

12/10/15 02:01PM

As the re-entry specialist at Sacramento County’s Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center, Ron Smith is tasked with helping inmates prepare for life outside of jail, in the hope they will not return. But for Ron, fixing the recidivism problem goes beyond a professional duty — it’s personal — as he, too, was once a revolving door inmate. watch

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For over 16 years MSNBC's "Lockup" has taken viewers inside prisons and jails across America and around the world.