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Beyond Scared Straight is a new series executive produced by Arnold Shapiro and based on his Academy Award and multiple Emmy-Winning documentary "Scared Straight!," that will profile unique approaches to juvenile crime prevention in prisons around the U.S. "Scared Straight!" has become an iconic name and a cultural phenomenon over the years. The film made a huge impact - showcasing the radical and effective juvenile intervention program that took place in a New Jersey prison. Since they were created, both the prison program and the film have turned countless kids away from drugs, violence and crime. The power of the original "Scared Straight!" program has inspired dozens of inmate-run intervention programs in men's and women's prisons across the country; and this series will showcase several of them. Under the auspices of Arnold Shapiro, "Beyond Scared Straight" profiles the new appro...
In the second-season opener, teens visit Mecklenburg County Jail in Charlotte.
Oakland County Jail in Pontiac, Mich., is toured, and an arrogant teen boy is physically confronted by an inmate.
A jail in Virginia is visited. Included: a teen gets into a screaming match with an inmate; and another insults an inmate and pays a price for the abuse.
The Oklahoma County Jail is visited by two teenage girls, one of whom physically assaults a deputy.
San Bernardino County Jail in California is visited by four teens who are also taken to the morgue to witness the consequences of gang violence.
Three troubled teens spend a sleepless night in a Richland County, S.C., prison.
A prison in St. Clair, Ill., is visited by teens who are threatened by screaming inmates.
Teen girls visit a prison in San Bernardino County, Cal., where one of the teens gets into a confrontation that turns physical.
Siblings visit the Western Tidewater Regional Jail in Virginia.
Teens visit a Maryland jail for a four-day intervention.
Three teenage girls visit a prison near Detroit.
In the second-season finale, a teenage pyromaniac visits Virginia's Hampton Roads Regional Jail, where his mom works as a deputy.
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