Help

... more Duration: {{video.duration.momentjs}}
  • Playlist

    Playlist

  • Full Episodes

    Full Episodes

    Lockup

    Now playing

    Saturday, 05/20/17

    War rages in San Antonio, as two rival gangs shed blood in a power struggle to control a wide range of criminal activity including drugs, prostitution and human trafficking.

    • Saturday, 05/20/17
      War rages in San Antonio, as two rival gangs shed blood in a power struggle to control a wide range of criminal activity including drugs, prostitution and human trafficking.
      • Information
    • Saturday, 05/20/17
      An inmate with an influential family in one gang, joins its arch rival. Plus, a female inmate who has ties to both gangs finds her mail has jail officials concerned.
      • Information
    • Saturday, 05/13/17
      In this Special Investigation into the Lake County Juvenile Justice Center in Indiana, we take a closer look at the lives of three kids in the juvenile justice system: Aaron, Ayryana, and Marie.
      • Information
    • Saturday, 05/13/17
      As part of our Special Investigation into the Juvenile Justice System, we take a closer look at the lives of three Indiana kids in the system: Michael, Ricardo, and Miguel.
      • Information
    • Saturday, 05/06/17
      Inside the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections Jail, a lunchtime dispute turns violent; one inmate learns crime doesn’t pay; and one with a violent past prepares to return to the streets.
      • Information
    • Saturday, 05/06/17
      Those on death row at Indiana State Prison can only wait for the inevitable. And with the personal cameras we left them, both inmates and their feline companions have plenty more to say.
      • Information

Lockup StoriesRSS

select from:

E.g., 6/25/2017
E.g., 6/25/2017
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

Pages

About Lockup

For over 16 years MSNBC's "Lockup" has taken viewers inside prisons and jails across America and around the world.