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Running the Joint

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A view from the jail window in a Protective Custody Unit.

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At Las Vegas's main jail, Clark County Detention Center, inmates try as hard as possible to retain a sense of normalcy. And for many, that means keeping up their gang lifestyle. We'll go inside one of CCDC's most difficult dorms—an open housing unit filled with high-security inmates, repeat offenders, felons and gang members – where life on the inside can be just as tough as life on the outside.

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