Lockup

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  • 2006
  • 25 Seasons
  • 7.9  (542)

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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Wichita- Extended Stay: Citizen's Arrest
4. Wichita- Extended Stay: Citizen's Arrest
February 4, 2017
A convicted thief carries on his stealing habits inside the jail; a former law enforcement cop turned meth addict serves time with -- and draws closer to -- her dealer; a man gets put in jail for allegedly threatening the sheriff.
Wichita- Extended Stay: On Broadway
3. Wichita- Extended Stay: On Broadway
January 28, 2017
In Wichita, Kan., a young lady claims she stabbed a man in self-defense; a skinhead with a destructive past leaves his girlfriend beaten and bruised.
Wichita- Extended Stay: Broken Oath
2. Wichita- Extended Stay: Broken Oath
January 21, 2017
At the Sedgwick County Jail, close to downtown Wichita, the sheriff revamps the surveillance system though one inmate thinks it's too little too late; an inmate confronts the possibility of giving birth in jail.
Wichita- Extended Stay: Defending Bacon
1. Wichita- Extended Stay: Defending Bacon
January 14, 2017
An inmate assaults another one and a lawyer assisting a prisoner has limited time to work on a defense in the series opener of this peek at life inside the Sedgwick County Jail in Wichita.
Description

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.

Lockup is a series that is currently running and has 25 seasons (64 episodes). The series first aired on May 24, 2006.

Where to Watch Lockup

Lockup is available for streaming on the NBC News website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Lockup on demand at Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    May 24, 2006
  • IMDB Rating
    7.9  (542)