A visit to the ""alternative lifestyle"" unit shows teens that being different makes you an even bigger target in jail. One brother squeals on his sibling, leading one of them to be taken away in cuffs.
A spoiled drama queen thinks the tour of the Oklahoma County Detention Center is just a TV show populated with actors, but she is shocked by the reality of hardened criminals directing her every move.
At Florida's Lake County Detention Center, 12-year old Alissa is reduced to frightened tears, and even the inmates are shocked when her older brother refuses to offer any comfort.
At Douglas County Jail in Georgia, two sisters defy both inmates and deputies but once their mother has an emotional breakdown, their eyes are opened to the pain they have caused.