Behind Bars: Rookie Year Season 1
S01 E01Aug 6, 2015
Is It Worth It? Aug 6, 2015 The minute a rookie corrections officer steps onto the tier for the first time, he or she becomes a target to some of the most hardened career criminals. This episode follows the best in class as they begin their careers at Penitentiary New Mexico. Whether they're cadets in training or brand new on the line, the officers all wrestle with a life-or-death question: Is it worth it?
S01 E02Aug 13, 2015
Respect Aug 13, 2015 The minute a rookie corrections officer steps onto the tier for the first time, he or she becomes a target to some of the most hardened career criminals.
S01 E03Aug 20, 2015
Gangland Aug 20, 2015 Gangs are the number one threat to maintaining order at PNM. Members are organized, loyal and often violent.
S01 E04Aug 20, 2015
The Con Game Aug 20, 2015 Inmates are called convicts for good reason. Once inside, they have nothing but time to conjure up ingenious ways to hide contraband and manipulate COs. Mangin gets conned by a career criminal and Andrew helps STIU bust a drug dealing gang member. Ariel deals with the challenges of being a female CO.
S01 E05Sep 3, 2015
The Riot Sep 3, 2015 Violence is a way of life in prison and the threat of it keeps both COs and inmates on constant alert. Zach investigates a fight while Keith deals with unstable and violent inmates. Ariel is a "rover" wrestling with the uncertainty that comes with the job. And PNM's tragic past, which includes the bloodiest prison riot in American history, acts as both a haunting reminder and a catalyst for change.
S01 E06Sep 10, 2015
The Drug Trade Sep 10, 2015 Most of PNM's inmates are serving long-term sentences for violent crimes, and for many it's drugs that help them get through the time. Despite efforts to keep the prison clean, narcotics always find their way into this otherwise closed world. Francisco suspects an inmate is high while Andrew takes inmates on a high-risk work detail outside of the prison.
S01 E07Sep 17, 2015
Sink or Swim Sep 17, 2015 With a few months on the line under their belts, the rookies are beginning to understand the harsh realities of their new careers. Keith is at a crossroads while Andrew tires to find the balance needed to be an effective officer. The training wheels come off for Zach as he faces new challenges without his mentor and a new CO takes his first post.
S01 E08Sep 24, 2015
Breaking Point Sep 24, 2015 An inmate walks off a work detail; Ariel is assigned to PNM's worst inmates; Keith decides it's time for a change; Andrew and Mangin form a partnership; a former CO tries to get his job back.