A closer look at life inside of correctional facilities across the country. In going behind bars of Georgia's correctional system, each episode of this series examines one aspect of the state's paramilitary approach to their prisoners, the idea being treat them like highly disciplined soldiers and they will stop acting like criminals. Over the course of a year, cameras capture both those who work in the system and those housed within it -- from nonviolent offenders in a boot camp to hardened criminals in ``Hi-Max,'' the environment that allows the most extreme disciplinary methods.
(Source: National Geographic Channel)
In the world behind bars, the prison has its own set of rules, and the prisoners have theirs. Inmates have chosen to do time on their own terms: to scheme, to hustle, to make their lives seemingly more comfortable. But those that get caught up in this game soon learn there’s a high price to pay.
A woman who acts as a maternal figure to other inmates loses her transportation job after officers find a suspicious item inside her cell.