Teens: Behind Bars In Prisons

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The scared straight program, is a juvenile boot camps created to show teens how being behind bars actually feels like. Before the teens entered the prisons they were asked question on what do they think behind bars is going to feel like. Most of them answered with the phrase, “I’m tough and I am not scared of anybody”. They were then asked about the petty crimes they committed. They were all thieves. So as they walked in my reaction was, it seems normal in here. I then notice the teens face once they were behind bars and the gates were locked. This really hit me, imagine behind stuck in a room with for men of your gender, all with a criminal background, that’s terrifying. They were then brought to a room full of convicted inmate serving 25

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