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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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    • Sunday, 09/23/18
      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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    • Sunday, 09/02/18
      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: Charleston – William Jarrett

Lockup: Charleston – William Jarrett

12/11/14 03:11PM

At the Al Cannon Detention Center it can be a challenge for staff to balance security concerns with the psychological needs of the inmates.  Take a look at how they deal with one man who says he just can’t manage in the small cell he’s been assigned. watch

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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