Behind Bars: Rookie Year: A Fatal Mistake (Season 2) | A&E

  • Published: 15 August 2019
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    After a failed shakedown, STIU steps in and discovers illegal weapons and drugs that rookies Cordova and Mangin missed in this clip from Season 2, Episode 2, "Fear".#BehindBars
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    "Behind Bars: Rookie Year" follows a group of new recruits at the New Mexico Corrections Academy (NMCA) as they come face-to-face with criminals who take pleasure in preying on weakness. 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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  • A&E
    A&E   7 months back

    Like Behind Bars: Rookie Year? Check out our new series 60 Days In: Narcoland, premiering Tuesday, July 30th at 10/9c!

    • OfficiallyDanielCovey
      OfficiallyDanielCovey  6 months back

      What's up

    • Legal Man
      Legal Man  6 months back

      You're Just playing stupid games. Punishment: Solitary confinement with Limited water and food supply. (1/2 portion of meal per day during 3 months). Repeated offenders (no meal for 3 days etc etc

    • Qa68
      Qa68  6 months back

      Will do

    • deezyshotem facts
      deezyshotem facts  6 months back

      A&E naw this one's way better and more convenient

    • Adolfo Cardoza
      Adolfo Cardoza  6 months back

      3 weeks ago what

  • Brian Mejia
    Brian Mejia  2 weeks back

    Mangin wanted some of that meth he's a meth head himself look it up he got caught with meth so sad that we have CO's like him trying to play the part good thing he got caught

    • Leganzar
      Leganzar  2 weeks back

      Betting all these COs voted Trump

      • Dauphin
        Dauphin  4 weeks back

        This is the same dude who started yelling at the inmates in front of the camera to look hard lmfao

        • CarrotString
          CarrotString  1 months back

          Are these real

          • noname hereyougo
            noname hereyougo  1 months back

            Wtf do I care about these guards this show is about the convicts

            • amy love
              amy love  1 months back

              Where are the new shows

              • Donny Banks
                Donny Banks  1 months back

                They act supprised to find drugs lol. Prisons are drug infested! Its very easy to get em and alot of ppl stay high. It makes alot more money dealing inside too. Alot of things about this show make me think its all staged.

                • KOREANO
                  KOREANO  1 months back

                  B-REAL If he was a cop

                  • SPYDER OVECE
                    SPYDER OVECE  2 months back

                    how come they never do CDCR

                    • OffThaRadarr lowkey
                      OffThaRadarr lowkey  2 months back

                      after he said he can find anything 😂😂😂

                      • itsyaboymatt
                        itsyaboymatt  2 months back

                        Who else knew margin got caught with meth inside the prison while he was working he said he does it sometimes to stay awake on his 16 hr shift

                        • p m
                          p m  2 months back

                          Cohen was bringing it in

                          • Alfredo Sandoval
                            Alfredo Sandoval  2 months back

                            He's not a dog he's a human

                            • Matthew Meditz
                              Matthew Meditz  2 months back

                              How about hiring guards that don't work with the gangs?

                              • Chris Taylor
                                Chris Taylor  2 months back

                                Dude this CO changed his facial hair like 4 times during this clip

                                • Edward Escott
                                  Edward Escott  2 months back

                                  Ok simmer down Officer B-Real lol u need a hit from the bong!! Gringo!!

                                  • Jake Norris
                                    Jake Norris  2 months back

                                    It's the gauges

                                    • Eric Alger
                                      Eric Alger  2 months back

                                      Cordova is a cancer to every professional who does this job....text book way of how not to act in a state institution

                                      • Erik S
                                        Erik S  3 months back

                                        2:17 guns in prison?!
                                        I know they have (i) non lethal weapons in vincinity of inmates; and (ii) life ammo in unreachable locations for inmates (like eg gun towers)....
                                        ... but life ammo in the vincinity of the inmate?? Thats a first time I see that.

                                        • Marilou Rosete
                                          Marilou Rosete  3 months back

                                          Life ammo? Never heard of that type. Is it for the government only?

                                      • nivledsttaw
                                        nivledsttaw  3 months back

                                        Nothing more professional than a CO with ear gauges. SMH

                                        • Melvin Sis
                                          Melvin Sis  3 months back

                                          My daddy gato did 27 years in that prison sad thing is I love to watch this show

                                        • Paul Kearney
                                          Paul Kearney  3 months back

                                          Why is behind bars only level 2 or level 6

                                          • Daniel Varela
                                            Daniel Varela  3 months back

                                            Lol that dude needs to look for another job

                                            • Keith Rodrigo
                                              Keith Rodrigo  3 months back

                                              is his ears stretched? 3:58

                                              • Steph Daigle
                                                Steph Daigle  3 months back

                                                Wooow! Those guys wasted NO Time!

                                                • Turd Perfect
                                                  Turd Perfect  4 months back


                                                  • David Glover
                                                    David Glover  4 months back

                                                    Lol" amd the found razor blades annd nail clippers" whhhhoaaa watch out for them clippers.

                                                    • David Glover
                                                      David Glover  4 months back

                                                      @J I'm aware they're creative, have to be , just I dont know, seems like it would take forever. I belive the dude just had it for his own personal use instead of the community clippers they use in there. My opinoin.

                                                    • J
                                                      J  4 months back

                                                      Rusty Janvrin any metal they can find! believe it or not it’s possible, also, I never have difficulty cutting my nails with nail clippers. If you squeeze a nail clipper hard enough on a door handle or anything with a softer metal, the nail clipper will produce a small shard

                                                    • David Glover
                                                      David Glover  4 months back

                                                      @J what metal are cutting with clippers?? We're talking abouth the same things that have a hard time cutting fingernails right?

                                                    • J
                                                      J  4 months back

                                                      Rusty Janvrin nail clippers are used to cut metals. They use the metals to make a sharp tip for a weapon

                                                  • paul orta
                                                    paul orta  4 months back

                                                    Why don’t they have mock practice rooms where the officers have to find objects that are hidden

                                                    • Christopher Hendricks
                                                      Christopher Hendricks  2 months back

                                                      Paul that's a great idea

                                                    • eddie sanchez
                                                      eddie sanchez  3 months back

                                                      I believe that they just allow them to work within the prisons without any sort of specialized training. Sort of like throwing them into the fire.

                                                  • Tyler Tan
                                                    Tyler Tan  4 months back

                                                    at 3:10 man legit faints

                                                    • B ride Up
                                                      B ride Up  4 months back

                                                      I know exactly how they did it.

                                                      • A Z
                                                        A Z  4 months back


                                                    • Jose Garcia Apollo kidz Helix

                                                      yea u need too do this at u guess it rikers , oh don't hAve the bAlls

                                                      • Julie Mitchell
                                                        Julie Mitchell  4 months back

                                                        A rookie error. Happens to the best. Thank Heaven all this stuff was quickly found & confiscated. Learn from it & move forward💙

                                                        • Julie Mitchell
                                                          Julie Mitchell  4 months back

                                                          I love Cordova's confidence & intelligence 💙💙💙

                                                          • Green Crocidile
                                                            Green Crocidile  4 months back

                                                            Brown jacket officer is experienced he knows what’s going on

                                                            • PHA Q 🖕
                                                              PHA Q 🖕  4 months back

                                                              03:37 lil ear hole
                                                              03:58 big ear hole
                                                              His punishment for missing the drugs one of the officers had to stick a finger in his ear hole and stretch it out

                                                              • LilLui
                                                                LilLui  4 months back


                                                            • C&B Escy
                                                              C&B Escy  4 months back

                                                              Guess they forgot to keister it 😂 I live close to that prison, don't drop the soap mfs

                                                              • Cat Devereux
                                                                Cat Devereux  4 months back

                                                                Gang members are so immature.

                                                                • nathan lizarraga
                                                                  nathan lizarraga  4 months back

                                                                  IT WAS A SET UP

                                                                  • Chocolate Milk
                                                                    Chocolate Milk  4 months back

                                                                    @2:16 better see your armorer about that slide stop

                                                                    • Edgar Mireles
                                                                      Edgar Mireles  4 months back

                                                                      Am I the only one that likes cordova

                                                                    • Jason Cafeo
                                                                      Jason Cafeo  4 months back

                                                                      Tylenol and nail clippers. GREAT FIND OFFICER!!

                                                                      • The 45th Firewall
                                                                        The 45th Firewall  5 months back

                                                                        2:28 you know things are serious when a bald Mexican guy with a slightly different colored jacket walks in 🤣

                                                                        • Bon Bon
                                                                          Bon Bon  5 months back

                                                                          Danm....”PASS THE WEED”

                                                                          • Me Greg
                                                                            Me Greg  5 months back

                                                                            i did 13 years in prison i really want 2 go back it was fun

                                                                            • Jay Jean
                                                                              Jay Jean  2 months back


                                                                          • Kitts ESO
                                                                            Kitts ESO  5 months back

                                                                            3:11 that CO deadass look like he just fainted

                                                                            • King Julien
                                                                              King Julien  2 months back

                                                                              The irony when one of them was fired for smuggling meth. Go figure

                                                                            • The Tye Show
                                                                              The Tye Show  4 months back

                                                                              Cant unsee 😂😂😂🤣

                                                                            • Thunder
                                                                              Thunder  5 months back

                                                                              Kitts ESO 😂😂

                                                                          • XBLHAX
                                                                            XBLHAX  5 months back

                                                                            It is truly New Mexico. Even the white guys have an accent.

                                                                            • Reagan Anderson
                                                                              Reagan Anderson  4 weeks back

                                                                              XBLHAX Were just have a plain old American accent. Nothing special.

                                                                          • Sir IsaacNewton
                                                                            Sir IsaacNewton  5 months back

                                                                            how is this a big mistake, obviously someone else checked cause their inexperienced