Fulton County, GA: Wasted TimeAired on Jun 25, 2015
James is a very aggressive 15-year-old whose attacks on his mother forced her to Taser and pepper-spray him in self-defense, and to send James on a tour of the Fulton County jail in Georgia.
Floyd, GA: Dep. Lyle Lays Down the LawAired on Jul 02, 2015
During a tour of the Floyd County, GA, jail, unpredictable Deputy Lyle bullies, coaxes and comforts to help create new futures for a car-jacking gangbanger, a shoplifting party girl, a violent fighter and a granny-robbing thief.
Kyshawn, a 16-year-old gangbanger, physically challenges the officers and inmates at nearly every step of the tour of the Portsmouth County Jail, Virginia.
Chester, SC: Cornflake, Sandbag & FrozenAired on Jul 16, 2015
After 18 year-old Taylor is caught at school, unaware she is carrying someone else’s weapons, her only hope for a clean slate is to take part in the youth intervention program at the Chester County jail in South Carolina.
Dougherty County, GA: Weekend WorriersAired on Jul 23, 2015
Starting fires, stealing guns and assaulting their mom, baby-faced brothers, Matthew, 12, and Carter, 13, must grow up fast to survive in Dougherty County Jail, in Georgia.
Douglas, GA: Concrete & SteelAired on Jul 30, 2015
A four-time runaway, sixteen-year old Brittany refuses to back down to inmates or deputies of the Douglas County jail in Georgia, but finds an unlikely ally behind bars.
Richland County, SC: Final JeopardyAired on Aug 06, 2015
Caught on video violently attacking his mother, Dylan, a 14-year-old bully, gets a taste of his own brutality during a long overnight stay in South Carolina’s Richland County Jail.
Oklahoma City, OK: Uncle InmateAired on Aug 13, 2015
Angry sisters Precious, 14, and Keyiona, 17, think they’re tough enough for jail, until they are startled to discover a family member serving time at the Oklahoma County jail.
St. Clair, IL: Lexi's Lockup Lash-OutAired on Aug 20, 2015
Lexi, 15, is a spoiled, fighting gang member who steals from the poor to give to herself. When she is confronted by a swarm of angry inmates in jail, she physically fights back, launching the entire cellblock into chaos and lockdown.
Douglas County, GA: Buttoning ButtonsAired on Aug 27, 2015
Tori, an angry 14-year-old bully and thief, meets a devoted deputy in Douglas County, GA, who tries to help open her mind to letting go of her tragic past.
Series Finale: "Lights Out!"Aired on Sep 03, 2015
In the finale of Beyond Scared Straight, the life-changing series looks back on nine seasons of the explosive encounters, hilarious one-liners, and emotional breakthroughs that reached more than 550 troubled teens.