Season 9's Weakest Teens
Some teens find out very quickly that they can't cut it behind bars. See some of Season's 9 biggest freak-outs and saddest tears in this web exclusive (more…)
Most Memorable Quotes of Season 9
When you go on a prison tour, you get the talking-to of your life. Check out Season 9's most memorable sound bites in this web exclusive.
Say It Loud
01:29 — A gang affiliated inmate makes a misguided teen promise that he won't gang bang.
Teens Are Forced to Do Physical Training
01:57 — In this Scene from the episode Richland County, SC, Troubled teens are forced to do physical training when they arrive at a prison in South Carolina.
This Is Jail
01:06 — In this scene from the episode, Hampton Roads, VA, Teen is exposed to the realities of jail and she breaks down.
Mothers Behind Bars
01:26 — Mothers that are behind bars get to talk about how the teen participants remind them of their childhood and their children that they cannot see.
Trash Talking
02:00 — Forced by deputies into a roadside trash detail, troubled teen Akia litters the deputies with defiant words, at the Western Tidewater Jail in Virginia (more…)
Why Inmates Do What They Do
02:03 — At all Beyond Scared Straight jails, like this one in Hampton Roads County, VA, inmates receive no special treatment for trying to set teens on the ri (more…)
Chow Hall
01:08 — The hidden dangers of prison dining give teens food for thought.
Contraband
01:34 — A corrections officer details the high value placed on contraband inside the prison, and the lengths inmates will go to conceal it.
Chow Hall
01:16 — The hidden dangers of prison dining give teens food for thought
A Family in Rome
01:53 — At the Floyd County jail in Rome, GA, it is not uncommon for an at-risk teen to tour the jail and run into incarcerated family members.
Phone Alone (or a Different Kind of Cell Phone)
01:48 — As troubled teens learn about family visitation in jail, inmates discuss the loneliness one feels when your family no longer comes to call.
Bullies Behind Bars
01:50 — Inmates and deputies prove that today's bullies are tomorrow's inmates.
Oklahoma County Gangs
02:04 — Though it is the land of cowboys and cattle, Oklahoma County has an epidemic of gang activity.
No Privacy
01:34 — An inmate explains to the teens the lack of privacy and safety while living in a prison dorm.
Officers' Off-Duty Duty
01:52 — After a surprise wake up call for a teen, officers reveal why they take part in intervention programs on their day off.
The Jail Kitchen
01:59 — Officers of the St. Clair County Sheriff's Department, show the kids the kitchen and food that they will eat when they come to jail.
It's Not My Bag
02:09 — In a Boston female jail, the contents of an inmate property bag cause one troubled teen to lash out against deputies and prisoners.
Lockup Workout
02:18 — Teens sweat it out when deputies make them get physical in order to break them down.
Mirror
01:58 — Inmates and teens reflect on their similarities when their struggles mirror each other.
Breaking Down to Build Back up
01:42 — After teens endure exhausting exercise and a thorough dressing down, deputies at Oklahoma County Detention Center, OK, have a heart-to-heart to instil (more…)
Weapons
01:44 — A correctional officer describes to at-risk teens the constant danger of inmates making and hiding their own weapons behind bars.
Let Him in
01:06 — In a scene from Portsmouth County, VA, a teen loses his composure when the guards threaten to put him in the pen with the inmates.
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  • Premiered: January 13, 2011
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Observing programs for troubled teens in which inmates reveal the realities of prison life in the hope of deterring them from a life of crime. (more)

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