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Behind Bars: Rookie YearBehind Bars: Rookie Year

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Corrections departments have one of the highest dropout rates in the country, with ne...more

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2 seasons available (20 episodes)

2 seasons available

(20 episodes)

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Episode 1

A New Threat

New rookies hit the line in New Mexico's prison system, where violence is at an all-time high and the notorious SNM gang has declared war on all COs.
Episode 2

Fear

Young rookies must face their fears while working with violent convicts and gang members. In Israel's first week, a combative inmate pushes him to his limit. Lilly is intimidated and disrespected when she works directly with inmates for the first time.
Episode 3

Predator vs Prey

The rookies must find ways to assert their authority or risk being preyed upon by predatory inmates. Ariel is nervous about supervising a death-row inmate on tier time, while Lilly struggles to assert herself in a pod full of unruly gang members.
Episode 4

Survival of the Fittest

Only the strong survive in prison, both inmate and officer alike. Purto and D'Angelo clash with antagonistic inmates.
Episode 5

Boiling Point

Working in corrections tests patience and courage every day, and its beginning to take a toll on the rookies.
Episode 6

Mind Games

For rookies, the mental game in prison can be even more challenging than the physical one. D'Angelo is frustrated when he has trouble catching inmates in his unit with contraband. Lilly learns a hard lesson about trusting inmates.
Episode 7

No Room for Error

Violence against New Mexico law enforcement is on the rise, and even the smallest mistake can become devastating. Mangin joins the extraction team and must forcibly remove an unwilling inmate from his cell. Israel makes an error when performing.
Episode 8

Building the Case

The department's case against the prison gangs is building and the rookies must learn to find evidence that will take them down for good. Purto redeems himself with STIU and assists in a major SNM drug bust.
Episode 9

The Ones That Make It

After a few months on the job, some rookies are finding their footing as officers while others are starting to fall behind. Lilly works control in an SNM pod that's been locked down after a recent murder.
Episode 10

Zero to 100

Violent attacks are on the rise in the prison, and things can can go from zero to 100 in a heartbeat. Rookie COs must be vigilant at all times to prevent a disaster.
Episode 11

It's Personal

The administration steps up efforts to take down the SNM gang as violence continues to rise in the prison. Israel and Purto must shakedown cells of high-level SNM gang leaders, and Purto discovers his life may be in jeopardy.
Episode 12

The Takedown

The war against the SNM reaches its climax and the rookies help put the final nail in the gang's coffin. Purto takes part in a surprise raid on SNM leaders and Javier conducts his first extraction.

COs in Training

Welcome to the Penitentiary of New Mexico

The COs Wrap Up

Keith Trains for a Promotion

Ariel Responds to a Power Outage

Cohen Cleans Up

Bruce's Near-Miss

Francisco Shares What He's Learned

The Work Program

CO Cordova Conducts a Shakedown

CO Mangin Passes a Phone

Meet CO Francisco Villacana

Searching Cells for Tattoo Supplies

Carlos Loses a Battle

Meet CO Specialist Locksmith Pallisen

Does Ariel Have What It Takes to Be a Good CO?

Tyler Wants to Be a Good CO

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