By Andrew Picken
BBC Scotland News
A countdown to an execution in Mississippi, revealing the effect on prison staff and other death-row inmates as time runs out for one young man. (1987)
Chris Daw and Ayesha Nayyar look at what role our prisons should play in the fight against crime.
Documentary. Reggie Yates spends one week in Bexar County Jail, Texas, eating, sleeping and working alongside the inmates.
Reggie Yates spends time working as a guard at Guilford County Jail in North Carolina, helping to guard nearly a thousand prisoners.
Children in Oxford who have a parent in prison ar ebeing offered police support in a pilot project.
By Vanessa Buschschlüter
BBC News Online Latin America editor