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Lawmakers Question Sheriff Over 'Unlocked' Netflix Show

Posted on AllSides May 14th, 2024
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(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — 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 be filmed at the county jail. The eight-episode series, which premiered last month, highlights a program giving some inmates more freedom at the Little Rock facility. The decision has prompted scrutiny from local and state officials, who said...

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