Independent Lens

The Prison in Twelve Landscapes - Garbage Jail - Clip

Clip | 1m 42s

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary The Prison in Twelve Landscapes, Charisse Davidson, a Missouri woman, tells the story of how she came to spend three days in jail for failing to place a lid on her garbage can. She had the choice of paying a steep fine for a ticket she never received, or turn herself in and go to jail.

Aired: 05/07/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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