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    Sunday, 02/11/18

    An inmate finds himself at the center of more than one battle, and he traces his problems back to the real-life nightmare that haunts his family.

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      An inmate finds himself at the center of more than one battle, and he traces his problems back to the real-life nightmare that haunts his family.
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    • Sunday, 02/11/18
      The survivor of a vicious attack shares his story in the hopes that others will never commit such violence. But for another inmate, it’s too late to turn back the clock.
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    • Sunday, 02/04/18
      With its own zip code, almost 6,000 inmates, and more than 1500 staff members who walk through its gates every morning, a typical day in San Quentin is anything but typical.
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    • Sunday, 02/04/18
      San Quentin has one of the longest histories of violence. Speedy, a gang member turned informant, helps prison officials by showing how easily weapons can be made.
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    • Sunday, 01/28/18
      Alcohol is not allowed inside Indiana State Prison. But that doesn’t stop the inmates from making it, or correctional officers from confiscating it.
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    • Sunday, 01/28/18
      With the personal cameras provided by Lockup producers, ISP inmates share their feelings about life behind bars.
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Lockup: Charleston – Joseph Mayberry

Lockup: Charleston – Joseph Mayberry

12/10/14 02:27PM

On Saturday, Lockup will look closely at the issues surrounding mentally ill inmates, telling the story of Joseph Mayberry. Here is a bit about his case. We hope you'll tune in at 10 pm ET and then join the Facebook discussion about this important topic. watch

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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