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    Saturday, 10/14/17

    Maricopa County predominantly contain those awaiting trial. It’s a world where tensions run high. For a mother and son accused of a heinous murder, the drama can be overwhelming.

    • Saturday, 10/14/17
      Maricopa County predominantly contain those awaiting trial. It’s a world where tensions run high. For a mother and son accused of a heinous murder, the drama can be overwhelming.
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      It’s a female housing unit with a reputation, one that inmates call a "big sorority house" with a twist. But G Dorm is about to turn one new inmate’s life upside down.
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    • Saturday, 10/14/17
      For some, addiction leads to serious crimes in order to support their habits. For others, it means a revolving door to jail with seemingly no end in sight.
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    • Saturday, 10/14/17
      First-time inmates look like they should be in class instead of sitting with incarcerated men and women. We have our first timers too: the young assistants who keep the rest of the crew going.
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    • Saturday, 09/30/17
      In every prison cell, we find harrowing stories, and unique personalities. They all share one thing in common: footwork. The path to a good story is a little less obvious.
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      Time can be an inmate’s worst enemy. Some find constructive, if not unusual ways to fill it. And then there are those who can only hopelessly watch it tick away.
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    • Saturday, 09/23/17
      Before any inmate sees the inside of a prison, he has most likely first seen the inside of a jail. And nothing about jail is for the faint of heart.
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    • Saturday, 09/23/17
      Drama unfolds as a father and son try to reconcile a violent past. Meanwhile, two inmates resort to drastic action to stand out among their peers.
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Lockup Raw: Doomed Decisions

Lockup Raw: Doomed Decisions

09/30/17 11:00PM

In every prison cell, we find harrowing stories, and unique personalities. They all share one thing in common: footwork. The path to a good story is a little less obvious. watch

Lockup Raw: Nothing But Time

Lockup Raw: Nothing But Time

09/30/17 10:00PM

Time can be an inmate’s worst enemy. Some find constructive, if not unusual ways to fill it. And then there are those who can only hopelessly watch it tick away. watch

Lockup Colorado: Pain

Lockup Colorado: Pain

09/23/17 11:59PM

Drama unfolds as a father and son try to reconcile a violent past. Meanwhile, two inmates resort to drastic action to stand out among their peers. watch

Lockup Raw Jailhouse Blues

Lockup Raw Jailhouse Blues

09/23/17 11:00PM

Before any inmate sees the inside of a prison, he has most likely first seen the inside of a jail. And nothing about jail is for the faint of heart. 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.