Across the United States, violent crime in prison is an everyday reality, with inmates routinely exposed to assault, riot, rape and murder.Anatomy of a Prison Murder examines the culture of institutional violence through the events that led to one burtal prison murder. Utah State Prison surveillance cameras capture this disturbing real-life account of the vicious stabbing of black inmate Lonni
Rosemary and her husband Fred West, were accused of murdering 10 female victims over a 20 year period ending in 1987. They took great joy in luring away vulnerable runaways with offers of rides, lodging or jobs as nannies. Once in their clutches inside the “House of Horrors”, these young women were stripped, bound with tape, raped, tortured, then killed. Some were later dismembered and buried. The
n 1974, the BTK serial killer terrorised the people of Kansas. Known for binding, torturing and killing men, women and children, he taunted police with his letters for 5 years before mysteriously disappearing in 1979. 10 murders and 25 years later, he still wasn’t found. This is the story of the longest running serial killer case in history. What this documentary doesn’t say is that B.T.K. was cau
In 2007, Italian police make an astonishing discovery during a raid on a Mafia boss' villa: a list of the Mafia's most sacred laws. It's an incredible find: a code of conduct for the Mob. Now, for the first time, former Mobsters speak out about the rules that govern their criminal world; and reveal what happened when gangland began to question the so-called 'Ten Commandments of the Mafia'
United states of America is the most heavily armed society in the world; nearly 80 million Americans own guns. Explore the gun culture in America, from a police officer to a young mother.
Dancing with the Devil: Fighting the drug trade in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas are rife with drugs, violence and murder. Dancing with the Devil, co-produced by Tom Phillips, the Guardian’s correspondent in Brazil, offers a rare insight into the murky underworld.
The Gangsta Killer Bloods are terrorizing Columbia, South Carolina. Known as the GKB's, they dominate the crack cocaine trade here. The Gangsta Killer Blood's have spread like a cancer through the streets of the city. They battle rivals like the Folk Nation in an all-out war where public shootouts are commonplace. Thanks to the GKB's, South Carolina remains the bloody South
The Volksfront originates in Oregon prisons and becomes one of the fastest-growing, neo-Nazi gangs in the United States.
Part 3 - PrisonIn San Salvador , El Salvador 3220 km of Los Angeles ' Eighteen street ' , there is a gang known as "18 "and reign over their territory as an armed militia. In the mid 90's , thousands of Salvadoran who lived illegally in the U.S. were deported to their homeland . Some brought LA gang culture with their back to a country ravaged by poverty and awash with weapons was .