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    Sunday, 12/10/17

    Deputies respond to a possible gang outside the view of surveillance cameras. A wounded warrior and his girlfriend are arrested. But will jail tear them apart?

    • Sunday, 12/10/17
      Deputies respond to a possible gang outside the view of surveillance cameras. A wounded warrior and his girlfriend are arrested. But will jail tear them apart?
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    • Sunday, 12/10/17
      One alleged gang leader is charged with assault after his arrest, and now his arch-rival has been booked into the same jail. An identity thief and meth addict hopes for a better life.
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    • Sunday, 12/03/17
      A gang unit investigation turns up on cellmates, before one turns on the other; and with personal cameras we provided, inmates share thoughts in their cells.
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    • Sunday, 12/03/17
      An assault leaves an inmate bloodied, a restaurateur accused of murder fights for his freedom, and a self-avowed Satanist runs hustles to fund a body builder’s appetite.
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    • Sunday, 11/26/17
      Figuring out the factors that contribute to kids landing in juvenile is never an exact science.
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    • Saturday, 11/18/17
      A new inmate struggles with life on the tough side of jail, another is offered a chance to improve his condition, and a female inmate requires special attention from staff.
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    • Saturday, 11/18/17
      The Emergency Response Team is deployed when a mentally ill inmate soils his cell and refuses orders. A vicious assault sends another inmate to the hospital.
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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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