Behind Bars: Rookie Year

Thursdays, 10:00 PM ET on A&E

60 minutes

"Behind Bars: Rookie Year" follows a group of new recruits at the New Mexico Corrections Academy (NMCA) who are training or have recently joined the ranks at the Penitentiary of New Mexico (PNM). These rookies come face-to-face with rapists, murderers, and gang members who take pleasure in preying on weakness. Every new recruit hoping to join the department goes through a rigorous training program designed to test their fortitude and give them the tools needed to survive one of the most dangerous working environments on the planet. But as each day passes, the physical and emotional demands often prove too much for some, and even the best training can't prepare a rookie for the unexpected. Whether they're cadets in training or brand new on the line, the officers all wrestle with a critical life-or-death question: Is it worth it?

Thursdays, 10:00 PM ET on A&E

60 minutes

"Behind Bars: Rookie Year" follows a group of new recruits at the New Mexico Corrections Academy (NMCA) who are training or have recently joined the ranks at the Penitentiary of New Mexico (PNM). These rookies come face-to-face with rapists, murderers, and gang members who take pleasure in preying on weakness. Every new recruit hoping to join the department goes through a rigorous training program designed to test their fortitude and give them the tools needed to survive one of the most dangerous working environments on the planet. But as each day passes, the physical and emotional demands often prove too much for some, and even the best training can't prepare a rookie for the unexpected. Whether they're cadets in training or brand new on the line, the officers all wrestle with a critical life-or-death question: Is it worth it?

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The rookies help put the final nail in the SNM gang's coffin; Javier conducts his first extraction; Israel considers a job change in light of recent news; Mangin and Cordova offer their knowledge to a brand-new class of cadets.

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s2e12 The Takedown
November 10, 2016
The rookies help put the final nail in the SNM gang's coffin; Javier conducts his first extraction; Israel considers a job change in light of recent news; Mangin and Cordova offer their knowledge to a brand-new class of cadets.
Season Finale
The administration steps up efforts to take down the SNM gang; Purto learns that his life may be in jeopardy; a leader of the SNM gang shares his story; Mangin and Cordova hit their one-year anniversary as COs; Chaz comes into his own as an officer.

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s2e11 It's Personal
November 3, 2016
The administration steps up efforts to take down the SNM gang; Purto learns that his life may be in jeopardy; a leader of the SNM gang shares his story; Mangin and Cordova hit their one-year anniversary as COs; Chaz comes into his own as an officer.
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