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    Saturday, 11/18/17

    A new inmate struggles with life on the tough side of jail, another is offered a chance to improve his condition, and a female inmate requires special attention from staff.

    • Saturday, 11/18/17
      A new inmate struggles with life on the tough side of jail, another is offered a chance to improve his condition, and a female inmate requires special attention from staff.
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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, 11/11/17
      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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    • 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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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

Lockup Extended Stay: Sacramento - 352,955...

Lockup Extended Stay: Sacramento - 352,955 Days To Life –...

11/24/15 11:56AM

Incarcerated since the age of 17, inmate Jiles Wallace was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. Now, twenty years later, a new California law could change his fate forever. To see more of Wallace’s story, tune into the all-new Lockup Sacramento episode Saturday at 10pm ET/7pm PT on MSNBC. watch

Lockup Extended Stay: Sacramento – Purple...

Lockup Extended Stay: Sacramento – Purple Pain

11/19/15 05:24PM

War veteran and Purple Heart recipient Ryan Sobel now finds himself in the Sacramento County Jail, where he awaits trial on a number of charges. The all-new Lockup Extended Stay season begins Saturday at 10pm ET on MSNBC. watch

Lockup Raw: SEG – I’m Not A Monster

Lockup Raw: SEG – I’m Not A Monster

11/13/15 11:17AM

Inmate Christ Trotter has survived living in solitary confinement for nearly a decade. Locked in his cell 23 hours per day, Trotter tells us about the experience. To see more of Trotter’s story, tune into the all-new Lockup Raw episode airing Saturday, November 14th at 10PM ET/7PM PT. watch

Lockup Raw: SEG

Lockup Raw: SEG

11/13/15 11:14AM

Segregation takes an emotional toll on most of the inmates we meet, and the restrictions of each solitary unit vary widely depending upon the jail. In the case of the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center, our Lockup field team came across a level of confinement that surpassed most of the jails we have visited. Don’t miss the all-new Lockup Raw... watch

MSNBC Launches Lockup 360

11/12/15 12:48PM

For the first time, Lockup is no longer confined by the screen. MSNBC and Ovrture have created a virtual reality app, which puts viewers inside America’s jails and takes one of TV’s most immersive series to a breathtaking new level. read more

Experience “Lockup 360”

Experience “Lockup 360”

11/12/15 11:35AM

“Lockup 360” allows you to become captivated by a world behind bars. Check out the VR experience bringing you closer to an American jail. watch

Lockup Raw: The Little Things

Lockup Raw: The Little Things

11/06/15 05:12PM

Caption: A window to the outside world can be a blessing and a curse for inmates at the Bexar County Jail in San Antonio, Texas. Tune in tonight at 10pm to catch this week’s premiere, “Lockup Raw: The Little Things”. watch

Lockup Raw: The Little Things – Cookies

Lockup Raw: The Little Things – Cookies

11/06/15 05:04PM

Ever suspected a co-worker of snatching one of your cookies? When that happens behind bars, it can lead to big trouble. “Lockup Raw: The Little Things” premieres Saturday night at 10pm ET on MSNBC. 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.