Lockup is a show that is all about life behind bars. The filming crew travels all over the country visiting jails and prison institutions to gain an insight on how jail and prison life really is. The stories they get from interviewing inmates are deep and compelling. You see how inmates function inside the facilities. They also interview staff to see how they try to maintain control over the inmates and what their daily routines are like working as a correctional officer. Since the camera crew keeps their cameras rolling you get a glimpse of how violent inmates can get. You will see lock downs, cell searches, small riots, and many other unexpected events that happen behind the walls of correctional facilities.
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The city of Hackensack, N.J. is the site of the return of a very dangerous drug; to record their intimate thoughts, cameras are handed out to inmates.
While a new inmate attempts to adapt to his new life, he is targeted for violence; a drug smuggling scheme surfaces.
An inmate copes with addiction and motherhood while two others wonder which of them is the father of her child. Also: a street feud boils over in the jail; and an inmate trains for better days on the outside.