Next Episode of Beyond Scared Straight is
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 Season 9 premiere, a mother sends her extremely aggressive 15-year-old son on a tour of the Fulton County Jail in Georgia following an incident in which she had to use a Taser and pepper spray in order to defend herself from his attacks.
An unpredictable deputy at the Floyd County Sheriff's Office in Georgia bullies, coaxes and comforts to help create new futures for a carjacker, a shoplifting party girl, a violent fighter and a granny-robbing thief.
A jail in Portsmouth, Va., is toured by a 16-year-old gangbanger, who physically challenges officers and inmates at nearly every step.
Weapons are found on an 18-year-old student, who claims she had no idea she was carrying them and that they belong to a friend. In hopes of a clean slate, she attends a youth intervention program at the Chester County Jail in South Carolina.
Two baby-faced brothers, ages 12 and 13, are brought to Dougherty County Jail in Georgia in hopes of curing them of their penchant to start fires, steal guns and assault their mother.
A 16-year-old who has run away four times refuses to back down to inmates or deputies at the Douglas County Jail in Georgia, where she discovers an unlikely ally behind bars.
A 14-year-old bully who was caught on camera violently attacking his mother gets a taste of his own medicine during a long overnight stay in South Carolina's Richland Jail.
Angry sisters meet a relative in an Oklahoma jail.
A 15-year-old gang member faces angry inmates and fights back, triggering chaos in the cellblock and forcing a lockdown.
A 14-year-old bully gets help from a Douglas County, Ga. deputy.
The series finale features highlights from all nine seasons.
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