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    Sunday, 08/12/18

    A troubled young inmate, recently sentenced to prison,attempts to make a final impression on staff. A young woman who gave birth in the jail, watches her baby grow up without her.

    • Sunday, 08/12/18
      A troubled young inmate, recently sentenced to prison,attempts to make a final impression on staff. A young woman who gave birth in the jail, watches her baby grow up without her.
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    • Sunday, 08/12/18
      An inmate’s erratic behavior triggers the emergency response team and mental health staff; a murderer faces the death penalty while his girlfriend awaits trial in the women’s wing of the jail.
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    • Sunday, 08/05/18
      Whether it stems from racial tension, or a dispute between cellmates, it’s the job of Corcoran's officers to prevent attacks. In doing so, however, they put their own lives on the line.
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    • Sunday, 08/05/18
      In an effort to control their activity, officers move known gang members into the security housing unit, or SHU, where they have to make a choice -- stay in the gang or drop out.
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    • Sunday, 07/29/18
      In this hour, the killer of a corrections officer fights to be freed from 16 years of solitary confinement, and boyhood friends struggle to parent their kids from behind prison walls.
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    • Sunday, 07/29/18
      In this hour, we profile two brothers who are paying a harsh penalty for their dealings in meth. Also, a routine cell search reveals an inmate on the edge, and prison officials intervene.
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Lockup: Wabash: Father Figure

Lockup: Wabash: Father Figure

07/29/18 11:59PM

In this hour, the killer of a corrections officer fights to be freed from 16 years of solitary confinement, and boyhood friends struggle to parent their kids from behind prison walls. watch

Lockup: Wabash: Skitz

Lockup: Wabash: Skitz

07/29/18 01:00AM

In this hour, we profile two brothers who are paying a harsh penalty for their dealings in meth. Also, a routine cell search reveals an inmate on the edge, and prison officials intervene. 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

Lockup Extended Stay: Sacramento – Taming...

Lockup Extended Stay: Sacramento – Taming Wild – AB-109

12/03/15 03:43PM

A controversial California law, known as AB-109, provides inmates with on-the job training and other privileges to help them succeed on the outside, while also decreasing the state prison population. Some inmates, however, see definite downsides to the law.  The all-new Lockup Sacramento episode premieres Saturday at 10pm ET/7pm PT on MSNBC. watch

Lockup Extended Stay: Sacramento – Taming...

Lockup Extended Stay: Sacramento – Taming Wild

12/03/15 03:42PM

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department has developed a program where inmates can train wild horses and learn new skills under the expert eye of ranch director Joe Misner. Tune into MSNBC on Saturday at 10pm ET/7pm PT to catch the all-new Lockup Sacramento episode. watch

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