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    Saturday, 03/18/17

    Inmates who become disruptive or violent at the Penitentiary of New Mexico are transferred to the lock-up units in level 5 or 6. The trouble is, their behavior doesn’t always improve.

    • Saturday, 03/18/17
      Inmates who become disruptive or violent at the Penitentiary of New Mexico are transferred to the lock-up units in level 5 or 6. The trouble is, their behavior doesn’t always improve.
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    • Saturday, 03/18/17
      Inside the Kent County Jail, an inmate who performs violence-themed rap on stage is now in jail for assaulting his girlfriend. And a pair of incarcerated lovers might have another mouth to feed.
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    • Saturday, 03/11/17
      Inside the Hamilton County Justice Center in Cincinnati, an inmate is assaulted, and the jail identifies a suspect. A young inmate gets a crash course on how to survive in jail.
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    • Saturday, 03/11/17
      Inside the Tulsa County Jail, an inmate is booked into the jail after a daring prison escape. Lockup tells the story of a criminal legend, and the devastating consequences of his decisions.
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    • Saturday, 03/04/17
      In the Santa Rita jail, many of the inmates consider themselves rap artists. The show goes on when an actual celebrity rapper enters the jail. Two brothers deal with gangs, drugs and parenthood.
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    • Saturday, 03/04/17
      Inside Santa Rita Jail, a violent gang member asks to move back to general population, a brother and sister are charged with murder, and a burglar makes jail her home away from home
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    • Saturday, 02/25/17
      Inside Long Island’s Suffolk County Jail drug addiction is a powerful force. A young couple comes to jail after a crime spree.
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    • Saturday, 02/25/17
      Inside the Suffolk County Jail, local high school students get an earful from an inmate. A group of prisoners are entrusted with potential weapons, but for the benefit of others.
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Lockup: Charleston – Turning Leaf Program

Lockup: Charleston – Turning Leaf Program

12/08/14 04:14PM

If an inmate comes face to face with a victim and hears the horrifying effects of crime, will it change the inmate’s future behavior? That’s the hope in Charleston Jail’s Turning Leaf Program. watch

Lockup: Charleston – Tilghman Kronsberg

Lockup: Charleston – Tilghman Kronsberg

12/04/14 01:07PM

Many inmates have a lengthy stay in jail as their cases are prepared, their trial dates set.  For this Charleston inmate, there has been  lot of time to reflect on what went wrong the night he and his girlfriend got into a heated argument. watch

Lockup: Charleston – I Gotta Go!

Lockup: Charleston – I Gotta Go!

12/01/14 12:47PM

Four men in a cell… and one of them has to “go.” It can be a challenge.  The inmates at Charleston County jail show us how they deal with a lack of privacy. watch

Lockup: Charleston – Officer Greene

Lockup: Charleston – Officer Greene

11/26/14 03:23PM

In Charleston it’s not uncommon for the officers to be old neighborhood friends with the inmates they now secure.  It’s a relationship that is especially helpful when trying to get information about trouble on the streets. watch

Lockup Raw: The Convict Code

Lockup Raw: The Convict Code

11/06/14 04:59PM

For sex offenders, the lowest in the inmate pecking order, protective housing is sometimes the only way to avoid becoming a victim of assault or extortion. watch

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