2006 - 2015, Other
Nearly 2,200 dangerous and conniving criminals.
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Episode Guide

  • Lockdown - Newbies and Lifers (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Newbies and Lifers

    To survive behind bars, inmates must find their place and a balance between prison protocol and the convict code.

  • Lockdown - Scam City (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Scam City

    A look behind the scenes at some of the country's most secure prisons and how inmates are passing drugs, weapons and deadly orders.

  • Lockdown - Blood on the Border (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Blood on the Border

    Violent murders escalate in Juarez, making it the murder capital of Mexico.

  • Lockdown - Chaos in California (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Chaos in California

    Sacramento County Jail; a couple is charged with torture; a woman's addictions land her in jail; rumors of an imminent attack against officers.

  • Lockdown - Officers Under Siege (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Officers Under Siege

    Officers at Hillsborough County Jail in Tampa, Fla. put their lives on the line to keep inmates safe and under control.

  • Lockdown - San Antonio Gang War (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    San Antonio Gang War

    The Mexican Mafia battles a local prison gang at Bexar County Jail in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Lockdown - Gang Central (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Gang Central

    Inmates in the largest county jail in Denver take advantage of the run down facility to make weapons before being moved.

  • Lockdown - Shanks and Shakedowns (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Shanks and Shakedowns

    Criminals in Cleveland, Ohio must pass through the Cuyahoga County Jail, home of the county's infamous Special Response Team.

  • Lockdown - Inside a Mexican Prison (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Inside a Mexican Prison

    Life in one of Mexico's most notorious prisons, Centro do Ejecucion do Sanciones.

  • Lockdown - Chaos Control (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Chaos Control

    Tensions threaten to erupt at any moment at the St. Louis County Jail.

  • Lockdown - Sex Offenders (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Sex Offenders

    Convicted sex offenders at Fremont Correctional in Colorado discuss their crimes, their experiences behind bars and the facility's intensive therapy program.

  • Lockdown - Female Felons (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Female Felons

    Maryland struggles to contain all of its female felons in one prison, the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women.

  • Lockdown - Alaska Bush Troopers (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Alaska Bush Troopers

    Alaska Bush Troopers have the challenging and dangerous job of traveling vast distances by airplane, boat and snowmobile to fight crime.

  • Lockdown - Kids Behind Bars (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Kids Behind Bars

    Violent juvenile felons are given one last chance at rehabilitation at Colorado's Youthful Offender System, where failure means continuing on to prison.

  • Lockdown - Women on the Edge (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Women on the Edge

    Officers and counselors at Wayne County Jail in Detroit struggle to rehabilitate female offenders and keep them from returning to crime.

  • Lockdown - Life on the Outside (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Life on the Outside

    After 14 years in prison, a convicted armed robber finds his first 90 days on the outside even tougher than the world he is leaving behind.

  • Lockdown - Surviving Stateville (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Surviving Stateville

    The Stateville Correctional Center in Illinois is one of America's most perilous prisons, with 60 percent of the inmates serving time for murder and 20 percent for rape and other violent crimes.

  • Lockdown - County Jail (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    County Jail

    The overcrowded Multnomah County Detention Center may be worse than prison.

  • Lockdown - First Timers (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    First Timers

    Iowa's Fort Dodge Correctional Facility staff must find unique ways to handle the impulsive, immature and often violent men, ages 18 to 25, that it houses.

  • Lockdown - Inmate U (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Inmate U

    New recruits at the understaffed Wyoming State Penitentiary face the challenges of training, manipulative inmates and working in a prison with a history of violence.

  • Lockdown - Tent City (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Tent City

    Outnumbered guards use military-like discipline and force to stay in control in the Tent City jail in the Arizona desert.

  • Lockdown - Newbies (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:


    Three recruits struggle with their inexperience in the prison environment at Wyoming State Penitentiary.

  • Lockdown - Gang vs. Family (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Gang vs. Family

    One in four inmates in the Utah State Prison has gang ties, with members of one gang's loyalties so extreme that they put it first at any cost.

  • Lockdown - Total Control (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Total Control

    Inside Alexander Correctional Prison, there's a constant struggle for control; the staff employs a variety of control methods, but the prisoners don't always play by the rules.

  • Lockdown - Women Behind Bars (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Women Behind Bars

    California's Valley State Prison deals with violent inmates, overcrowding and heavy drug-trade.

  • Lockdown - Gang Wars (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Gang Wars

    With nearly 200 gang-related fights a year, prison officers at Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad, Calif. can easily be at the mercy of a gang war.

  • Lockdown - Inside Maximum Security (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Inside Maximum Security

    The Oak Park Heights Supermax combines architecture, technology and expertly trained staff to control violent prisoners.

  • Lockdown - Predators Behind Bars (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Predators Behind Bars

    Ohio's Lebanon Correctional Institution is overfull and behind the times.

  • Lockdown - Gangland (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    California's Pelican Bay State Prison leads the war on prison gangs.

  • Lockdown - La Guerre des gangs à Salinas Valley (Episode 80)
    Episode 80:

    La Guerre des gangs à Salinas Valley

    Rival gangs go to war in prison.

  • Lockdown - Inmate to Ex-Con (Episode 77)
    Episode 77:

    Inmate to Ex-Con

  • Lockdown - Running Out of Room (Episode 45)
    Episode 45:

    Running Out of Room

    With approximately 3500 new bookings per month, the jail lacks the space, the staff and the resources to accommodate its prisoners.

  • Lockdown - Utah State Prison (Episode 42)
    Episode 42:

    Utah State Prison

    Gang wars have spilled into the state's only maximum security prison

  • Lockdown - Alaskan Outback (Episode 41)
    Episode 41:

    Alaskan Outback

    In the Alaskan outback, alcohol abuse is devastating communities and sending crime rates through the roof.

  • Lockdown - Ironwood State Prison (Episode 32)
    Episode 32:

    Ironwood State Prison

    At Ironwood in California, inmates trying to better themselves face opposition from their own gangs.

  • Lockdown - Inside the Kill Fence (Episode 31)
    Episode 31:

    Inside the Kill Fence

    Inmates go to great lengths to try to break out of Colorado's Sterling Correctional Facility.

  • Lockdown - Most Dangerous Women (Episode 27)
    Episode 27:

    Most Dangerous Women

  • Lockdown - Oz: Maximum Security (Episode 20)
    Episode 20:

    Oz: Maximum Security

    Casuarina Maximum Security is the toughest jail in Western Australia and was the site of the bloodiest prison riot in the history of Australia.

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