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    Sunday, 09/23/18

    In this hour, deputies respond to a possible gang beating inside a cell, but outside the view of surveillance cameras. The inmates say it was nothing. But one sergeant isn’t so sure.

    • Sunday, 09/23/18
      In this hour, deputies respond to a possible gang beating inside a cell, but outside the view of surveillance cameras. The inmates say it was nothing. But one sergeant isn’t so sure.
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      In this hour, one alleged gang leader is charged with assault. Now his arch-rival is has been booked into the jail as well. An admitted identity thief clings to hope for a better life.
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    • Sunday, 09/16/18
      In this hour, the jail responds with force after an officer is assaulted and inmates attempt escape. An 18-year old shoots her father to death then finds a surrogate mother on the inside.
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    • Sunday, 09/16/18
      Every once in a while, Lockup producers will meet an inmate who has recognized the futility of their past catching up to them.
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    • Sunday, 09/09/18
      The Louisville Metro Department of Corrections Jail has a daily population of about 2,000 men and women charged with anything from minor crimes to capitol murder.
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    • Sunday, 09/09/18
      Even for inmates serving hard time, love can be a strong motivator. But in prison, reaching out to others can be a dicey proposition.
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    • Sunday, 09/02/18
      Inmates have been dreaming up new ways to smuggle in contraband since Corcoran opened its doors in 1988.
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      Bad decisions have landed thousands of inmates in Corcoran. Once in prison, they’ve got two choices, do their time and go home…Or become even more destructive on the inside.
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Lockup Oakland: The Software Engineer

Lockup Oakland: The Software Engineer

07/15/13 08:00PM

Until a road rage incident changed his life forever, former software engineer Cort Holbrook never thought he would be sitting in jail, much less facing the possibility of life in prison. watch

Lockup Oakland: Robotic Assistance

Lockup Oakland: Robotic Assistance

07/15/13 08:00PM

Automated guided vehicles, or AGV’s, take over some of the responsibilities that would otherwise fall on the inmates at the Santa Rita Jail in Oakland, California. watch

Lockup Cleveland: Blinds

Lockup Cleveland: Blinds

05/07/13 06:01PM

At the Cuyahoga County Correction Center, inmates have to look through a screen and then thick mesh blinds to see outside.  But a bottle of water and a little ingenuity clears things up. watch

Lockup Cleveland: Unit 9D

Lockup Cleveland: Unit 9D

04/25/13 08:00PM

At the Cuyahoga County Correctional Center, housing unit 9D is not so different from all the rest of the open dorms… but it’s reserved for those who might be victimized elsewhere. watch

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