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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.

    • 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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    • 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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      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
      With the personal cameras provided by Lockup producers, ISP inmates share their feelings about life behind bars.
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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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Lockup Raw: Rock Bottom - War On Drugs

Lockup Raw: Rock Bottom - War On Drugs

10/22/15 12:56PM

The War on Drugs dates back to the early 1970’s. Our field teams meet the casualties of it every day. Now, hear their stories in the all-new Lockup Raw episode premiering this Saturday at 10PM ET on MSNBC. watch

Lockup Raw: Unraveling The Truth

Lockup Raw: Unraveling The Truth

10/15/15 01:05PM

Inmate Matthew Bryan extensively detailed his second-degree manslaughter charge to our Lockup producers. The only problem? There is no record of the charge to be found. See why on the all-new Lockup Raw episode airing this Saturday at 10PM ET on MSNBC. watch

Lockup Raw: Unraveling The Truth – Wedding...

Lockup Raw: Unraveling The Truth – Wedding Day?

10/15/15 01:03PM

Before profiling married couples housed in the same jail, our producer, Susan Carney, likes to ask questions to get a sense of who they are. But when Susan asked Keena Ladrine and Jennifer “Daddy Gin” Davis about their wedding date, she did not expect the confusion that would ensue. watch

Lockup Raw: A Young People’s Guide To Jail

Lockup Raw: A Young People’s Guide To Jail

10/08/15 05:02PM

Surrounded by men and women hardened by incarceration, young inmates must learn how to survive behind bars for the first time. Catch the all-new “Lockup Raw: A Young People’s Guide To Jail” premiering Saturday at 10PM ET on MSNBC. watch

Lockup Extended Stay: Savannah – The Dungeon

Lockup Extended Stay: Savannah – The Dungeon

08/19/15 02:00PM

As the oldest part of Savannah’s Chatham County Detention Center, Unit 5 is a jailhouse relic of sorts. Saturday, August 22nd at 10PM, get ready to travel back in time with this week’s all-new Lockup episode. watch

Lockup Extended Stay: Savannah – Notorius

Lockup Extended Stay: Savannah – Notorius

08/19/15 01:58PM

Garrett Billiter prides himself on being a tattoo artist, though he admits his artwork doesn’t always include a spell check. Catch this week’s Lockup premiere on Saturday, August 22nd at 10PM ET. watch

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