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Sheriff faces questions from Arkansas lawmakers over 'Netflix' series filmed at county jail

Posted on AllSides May 14th, 2024
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Pulaski County Sheriff Eric Higgins answers questions from legislators about the Netflix documentary series “Unlocked: A Jail Experiment” during the Joint Performance Review Committee meeting on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at the state Capitol in Little Rock. (Thomas Metthe/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP) Arkansas lawmakers on Tuesday raised questions about a sheriff’s decision to allow a Netflix documentary series to be filmed at the county jail, with one critic saying the move exploited inmates. Pulaski County Sheriff Eric Higgins defended the decision to allow the series, “Unlocked: A Jail Experiment” to...

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