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Behind Bars

Behind Bars

1 Season
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With unrestricted access to maximum security prisons, each hourlong episode of this series brings viewers inside an often seedy world where every day is a fight for survival.
Documentary, Reality

  • 14+
  • Violence
  • Language
  • Mature Themes


  • Washington

    1. Washington

    Inmates in the Spokane County Jail outnumber an elite force of officers four to one.

    43m 18s

  • Tennessee

    2. Tennessee

    Gangs and contraband fuel a battle of control at the Shelby County Division of Correction in Memphis, Tenn.

    43m 19s

  • Ohio

    3. Ohio

    The Special Response Team at the Cuyahoga Corrections Center prepares to tackle any emergency thrown their way.

    43m 20s

  • Kansas

    4. Kansas

    A jail in Johnson County, Kan. is run with reduced staff thanks to technology and video surveillance.

    43m 10s