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EP2/2 Louis Theroux: Miami Mega Jail

Louis Theroux concludes his exploration into Miami Mega-jail, one of America’s largest and most violent of jails, a holding pen for almost 6000 un-convicted inmates.Louis goes deeper into the jail system, meeting an alleged triple murderer facing a possible death sentence.

He also follows a group of forty or so younger inmates who have escaped prison by pleading guilty and agreeing to attend a four month military style boot camp. Among them is a 14-year-old boy facing a possible ten year sentence for armed robbery if he can’t survive the boot camp’s relentless and brutal training and indoctrination programme. Many will drop out and receive prison sentences, but for a handful this will be their second chance at life.

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  1. found this site has some docs on if anyone’s needing em šŸ™‚
    http://louistherouxdocus.blogspot.co.uk/

  2. This is a great way to breed good crim’s. Here’s an idea! lets get a whole lot of crim’sĀ togetherĀ and let them teach and train each other.

    • So very right. Like one of them said, they are forced to live by this ‘code’ in prison, and even if they get released they will forever see the world in the way prison has taught them. They coming out even more damaged than they were going in.

  3. facing ten years at the age of 14, god bless americans huh? america is satans land, yuck.

  4. I know prison is nig bucks for the system , I say stick em all in the army on the front line ….. hese boys would love it

  5. What the…facing 40 years at the age of 21…now thats hard, if someone think they become better people in a system like this,they mad wrong. Us will keep having a high crimerate with this system. And yea agree with averageuser and annecares too,these people never got a chance in the society,perhaps Us should think this over,take lessons from sweden,and our prisonsystem,we never allow that violence and stuff going on here,plus nobody at the age of 21 gets 40 years..we believe in treatment and second changes and so on. Us politricks makes me sick

    • is easy 4 u in sweden 2 say “yeh copy us our system is better”. Your society is completely different, social mobility is far greater in Sweden, general welfare is better, you have a smaller population and reserves great enough to provide facilities to propogate “second chances”. Its time to start living in reality.

      • REASONING!? REASONING?! sorry I can’t find it in your’ comment, so I started trying to call it. Bashing a comment without providing a counter is like pushing somebody just for the fun of it, rather than to save them from the bus.

  6. Agree with annecares and averageuser. The us judicial system just ships them off out of sight out of mind.

  7. Agree with annecares and averageuser. The us judicial system just ships them off out of sight out of mind.

  8. a lot of african americans in here. what does that say about the police and the inequalitties and prejudice that is going on on the streets. most of these inmates are african emericans.. Its seems hard to go any other way when you are bought up in that shit. Sad.

  9. The american judicial system is screwed up. its not geared to help any of these guys to change their circumstances. The system has its priorities all up shit creek.

  10. This is just sad,the prisons seem like a mega-cheap put away for criminals(still human)-and theĀ  bootcamps like a brainwash,,,shokking what a wrong and dehumiliating system!!shame on the politicians and elite who shape thar society.

  11. This is just sad,the prisons seem like a mega-cheap put away for criminals(still human)-and theĀ  bootcamps like a brainwash,,,shokking what a wrong and dehumiliating system!!shame on the politicians and elite who shape thar society.

  12. This is just sad,the prisons seem like a mega-cheap put away for criminals(still human)-and theĀ  bootcamps like a brainwash,,,shokking what a wrong and dehumiliating system!!shame on the politicians and elite who shape thar society.

  13. these people never had a chance. The US Govt spends all our tax dollars overseas and on secret things like underground military bases and payoffs instead of creating programs to help these kids and create futures for them. I wish I had an answer for them. I detest even going to jury duty anymore as I feel the whole process is rigged. What about the right to a ‘fair and speedy trial”? If a bunch of banksters with millions were sitting in jail for years waiting to be tried, this practice would end. Ā It is sickening. Ā I do understand these folks are criminals, I just think we bred them.

  14. —-BTW —that’s 50 MILLION exterminated UNBORN.

    NOT a theory.

  15. —-BTW —that’s 50 MILLION exterminated UNBORN.

    NOT a theory.

  16. I love the comment about ‘aggression and anger’ being a mental disease too šŸ™‚

  17. Coming up in 2012Ā  —–‘
    LOUIS and the EUGENICISTS’

    Featured subjects –David Rockefeller, Evelyn de Rothchild, Bill Gates,Ted Turner, David Suzuki
    —and more!

    Featured questions:

    1.Ā  POST chem-trails, tainted food, water and meds –is cancer now the new pimples?

    2, IS covert sterilization REALLY soft genocide?–or just a long, very practical joke?

    3. DO franchise slums, porno, abortions and Oprah really make a culture we can believe in?

    4. NOW that the US has the legacy of 50 MILLION exterminated, and HIV has killed
    40 MILLION worldwide —can we start calling Mao Tse Tung a slacker?

    TUNE IN and hear the answeres!

    LOL—————-NOT