May. 07, 2006
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60 min.
National Geographic Channel TV Network

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Lockdown is a television series appearing on the National Geographic Channel. The series is an educational look into prisons and jails in the United States, presented in a documentary format. Lockdown is known in some regions as America's Hardest Prisons.


Lockdown Season 1 (2006-2007)

1x01 1 1x01 Gangland
For the most violent, powerful, and infamous inmates, this is the last stop in prison purgatory: Pelican Bay State Prison, California. For two decades it’s been at the heart of California’s ...
May. 07, 2006
1x02 1 1x02 Predators Behind Bars
A visit to Ohio's Lebanon Correctional Institution, a prison that opened in 1960 and houses some 2300 inmates, explores challenges authorities face in operating an older facility.
May. 07, 2006
1x03 1 1x03 Inside Maximum Security
A visit to a supermax facility, Minnesota's Oak Park Heights, explores how authorities deal with the most challenging of inmates. Included: the prison's construction; and technology ...
May. 07, 2006
1x04 1 1x04 Gang Wars
NGC brings you firsthand accounts from inmates and correctional officers in a prison where gang leaders have the upper hand and call the shots. At Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad, ...
Dec. 03, 2006
1x05 1 1x05 Women Behind Bars
Valley State Prison for Women, a maximum-security prison in California, is visited to explore life in one of the world's largest female prisons, which holds more than 3700 prisoner ...
Feb. 11, 2007
1x06 1 1x06 Total Control
Go inside a new high-tech maximum-security prison that houses men so dangerous that they must be locked down 23 hours a day. The facility has been specially designed to be "escape free" ...
Feb. 11, 2007
1x07 1 1x07 Prison Nation
Step inside America's troubled prison system where more than 2.2 million convicts live in a world of increasing violence, extreme crowding, rampant drug use and gang warfare.
Feb. 18, 2007
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