Every murder has a motive and often the murder is committed by the least likely person.
Inside Orange County Jail confinement takes a dark turn for a light-hearted teenager, but provides a new beginning for an old bank robber, and a mother who has put drugs before her son gets another chance.
Inside the Bergen County Jail which lies just outside downtown Hackensack, N.J.; a gang leader's authority is challenged by another inmate.
A threat against an officer leads to a major shakedown; an alleged gang leader seems to attract trouble; a high-speed chase ends with the discovery of a murder victim.
The dangerous inmates of Level Six in the Penitentiary of New Mexico.
High stakes dramas play out behind the walls of the Tulsa County Jail; a convicted sex offender is brutally assaulted; a repeat felon tries to join a gang.
An infamous inmate is booked into the jail after a daring prison escape, but the consequences he faces go well beyond legal punishment.
An inmate's troubled past leads to angry outbursts inside the jail; a young mother faces prison if she's found guilty of robbery.
A pregnant woman is charged with her husband's murder; an inmate, facing murder charges, pays the price when he disobeys orders; the story behind the orange underwear worn at the jail.
Kent County Jail’s cake is one of the most popular items at the facility, making it a source of tension between two inmates.
An inmate attempts to leave jail, the hard way; a female inmate, convicted of her fifth drunken driving charge, could lose everything; an outcast inmate's comment leads to violence.
An inmate takes his fights from the street to the halls of the jail, and his boyhood friend follows his example; two brothers turn to crime to support their habits, and now one faces the prospect of hitting the streets again.
A man accused of possessing child porn tries to salvage his relationship with his daughter and her children; deputies contend with an inmate on a mission.
At the Hillsborough County Jail in Tampa, Fla., an accused murderer in a high profile case tries to cash in on her notoriety and a convicted rapist loses his cool in court.
One of the fastest growing populations in American jails today: the mentally ill. It’s forcing lockups nationwide to scramble to deal with inmates they aren’t necessarily equipped to house.
An inmate does battle with a real nightmare that is haunting his family; a new inmate faces a reckless homicide charge; a sheriff is booked into his own jail.
An inmate is assaulted; a young inmate gets a crash course on surviving in jail and prepares to suffer consequences of his actions.
Two different sides of the story after an assault leads to a bloody inmate; another inmate makes a daring escape; a violent inmate decides to change.
Behind the bars of Maricopa County Jail.
Behind the bars of Maricopa County Jail in Phoenix, run by controversial figure in the immigration battle.