Unformatted text preview: future behind bars. The inmates do not hold back on the children. They tell it like it is and just what and probably would happen to them if they end up behind bars. Most of the inmates in the program were all convicted of pretty horrendous crimes and admit to them, but in a cretain episode, on perticulair inmate who is in a Calfornia prison was sentenced to life on a probation violation for stealing a candy bar. California has a three strike rule and with your third stike, no matter what the crime, you get life. If that doesn't make kids stop and think about the path they are going down, not really sure anything will. In the end, Beyond Scared Straight has had a wonderful influence on many of the teens and they have turned their lives around, but there are the ones that believe that nothing will happen to them and they kept doing wrong and ended up in jail. Melynda Knowles [email protected] EST...
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- Spring '10
- criminal law, Misdemeanor, Scared Straight