Cart 0 $0.00
IRE favicon


Resource ID: #28640
Subject: Prisons
Source: Staff
Affiliation: ABC15 KNXV (Arizona)
Date: 2019-04-01



Our Unlocked and Unsafe investigation is an unprecedented and unflinching look at the chaos and dysfunction inside Arizona’s most dangerous prison. Multiple whistleblowers at the Lewis prison complex risked their careers to provide ABC15 with leaked surveillance videos. The videos are unlike anything outside experts have ever seen inside an American prison facility.

The footage clearly reveals an unimaginable yet everyday truth about Lewis prison: cells don’t lock and haven’t for years. High-custody inmates open doors at will. Inmates are murdered. Officers are ambushed by mobs of prisoners. Inmates ignite fires in a max-security unit as officers watch. Even more stunning, our investigation exposed top administrators knew of the problems but chose to ignore them.

109 Lee Hills Hall, Missouri School of Journalism   |   221 S. Eighth St., Columbia, MO 65201   |   573-882-2042   |   |   Privacy Policy
apartmentpenciluserscalendar-fullcrossmenu linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram
My cart
Your cart is empty.

Looks like you haven't made a choice yet.