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Off the Block
13 minutes | Oct 18, 2016
Away from home: An audio journal
The absence of those in jail can be felt deeply by family members and loved ones.
13 minutes | Oct 11, 2016
In and out of the biggest mental health facility in Los Angeles
Meet LePriest Valentine, who kept winding up in the only sanctuary he could find after getting out of jail: Skid Row.
10 minutes | Oct 4, 2016
There's no glamour in a jailhouse wedding
All prisoners have the right to marry, but there are lots of restrictions. You can't exchange rings or request a special ceremony, there's thick glass separating the couple and even applying for the marriage license itself can be complicated. It may not be a fairy tale wedding, but for Elizabeth, marrying her fiance while he's in jail is worth it.
12 minutes | Sep 27, 2016
Thousands of Los Angeles County prisoners are housed in Pitchess Detention center, 50 miles from the inner city neighborhoods where police make many arrests. For visitors, the journey to the jail can take all day. The closest bus stop is a mile away from the jail, and visitors can either walk the last mile or get a ride from Mama Betty.
11 minutes | Sep 20, 2016
Bail: How to buy your freedom [Explicit]
If you have the money, getting out of jail can be straightforward. If you don't, you're going to need some help.
11 minutes | Sep 13, 2016
Life on a million dollar block [Explicit]
One small neighborhood in Los Angeles accounted for hundreds of bookings into county jail over a five year period - and more than a million dollars in incarceration costs.
1 minutes | Sep 2, 2016
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