Behind Bars The Worlds Toughest Prisons Season 1
S01 E01Oct 3, 2016
Tent City Jail, Phoenix, Arizona, USA Oct 3, 2016 Old army tents left over from the Korean War house prisoners instead of cells. Will no walls or insulation around them, prisoners endure the unbearable heat of the summer, and the freezing cold of the winter. The Sheriff is a hard man who refuses to spend any more than he has to on his prisoners. Harassment and humiliation is a part of everyday life at Tent City.
S01 E02Oct 3, 2016
San Pedro Prison, La Paz, Bolivia Oct 3, 2016 Imagine a prison so fierce that guards stay outside for fear of their lives. Inside, the prisoners are in control: murderers, violent offenders, drug bosses. The inmates rule and anarchy prevails. Only the strongest survive this lawless place.
S01 E03Oct 3, 2016
Dallas County Jail, Dallas, Texas, USA Oct 3, 2016 The Dallas County Jail in Texas - a supersized facility with beds for 7,100 inmates. There, inmates brought in for anything from minor crime to serial killing await their court dates. Up to 300 new arrivals come in per day. The biggest threat in the prison? Turf wars. With the surplus of inmates, there is less space to divide up between them, leading to relentless gang warfare.
S01 E04Oct 3, 2016
Sofia Central Prison, Sofia, Bulgaria Oct 3, 2016 With a crumbling foundation more than fit for demolition, the conditions in Sofia Central prison is inhospitable for anyone, including criminals. However, with multiple prisoner cells, bunks stacked 3 stories high and horrid isolation cells, prisoners live idly behind bars for 23 hours a day.
S01 E05Oct 3, 2016
Miami, Dade County Jail Boot Camp, Miami, Florida, USA Oct 3, 2016 The two toughest divisions of the Miami Dade prison complex couldn't be more different. The Miami Dade Boot Camp gives minor offenders a chance to escape the prison through rigorous and unforgiving drills and rules. To many it is a better alternative to rusty iron bars of The Miami-Dade County Jail where murderers, rapists and robbers have their own rules of survival.