Hard Time

2009, TV Show

Full Episodes(35)

Latest Episode: Truth and Lies

Feb 09, 2013 Season 4 Episode 14 watch on (Paid)

For the officers that handle the inmates on a daily basis at Last Vegas's Clark County Detention Center it can be hard to tell who is lying and who is telling the truth. Rosemary Vandecar has been accused of first-degree murder but claims she is innocent. Dubbed "Jail Mom", she extends her legal advice to other female inmates, making her influential in her unit. But when officers find something suspicious in her cell, she is stripped of her transportation job within the jail.


Mar 30, 2009 Season 1 Episode 6

Every element of control at Hays State Prison feeds one central purpose: to keep convicted and dangerous felons inside. But when it all fails, two inmates make their move for freedom. National Geographic follows the intense manhunt for two escaped convicts. Inmates go into lockdown, tactical squads assemble and K-9 units scour the riverside looking for clues. Meet one of the best manhunters in the state and watch the shakedown as inmates are interrogated, cells are ripped apart and everything is searched.
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Breaking Point

Mar 23, 2009 Season 1 Episode 5

Go inside Hi-Max - the most extreme prison environment allowed in Georgia - and at the other end of the spectrum "shock incarceration," an intense boot camp for non-violent first-time offenders.
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Changes Behind Bars

Mar 16, 2009 Season 1 Episode 4

National Geographic reveals how doing time in an extreme world such as Georgia's paramilitary correctional system can transform someone. For some inmates, the change starts physically, often in the form of an illegal prison tattoo that can guarantee time in solitary confinement. Others become what some call "the female gender" behind bars.
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Tools of Control

Mar 09, 2009 Season 1 Episode 3

Witness a surprise shakedown of inmates as special officers and a K-9 unit blanket the cell house, searching every room for contraband and weapons. Meet an inmate at the helm of a prison criminal enterprise, trafficking everything from hard drugs to cell phones through the prison.
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The Ropes [HD]

Mar 02, 2009 Season 1 Episode 2

Follow new inmates as they learn the ropes and face the hurdles that come with entering Hays State Prison, one of the toughest facilities in the state of Georgia.
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Breaking In

Feb 23, 2009 Season 1 Episode 1

National Geographic follows new inmates entering the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison before they are classified and sent to a permanent facility to serve their hard time. Follow correctional officers as they get new inmates – from murderers to minor offenders – shaved, showered, deloused and ready to be immersed into prison life.
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Hard Time Clips & Interviews collapse view

Catching Jailbreakers
Hard Time, Season 1
Hard Time, Season 4 [HD]
Hard Time, Season 4
Hard Time, Season 2 [HD]
Hard Time, Season 2
Prison Video Date
Prison Video Date
Money Behind Bars
The Studs
Ruggles the Rebel
Gangsters in Lockup
Life After Prison

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