Across the country, 104,000 troubled teens are locked up in juvenile correction facilities. In our hour-long investigative documentary, PrimeTime Co-Anchor Chris Cuomo goes inside Arizona's facilities and meets an extraordinary group of boys and girls at a critical turning point - they have one last chance to either change their ways or face the prospect of doing time in an adult prison. How did they end up here? How can they be helped? Our team felt juvenile corrections was a topic that deserved an in-depth examination and we worked very hard to gain access to the safe schools in our program in order to deliver this fascinating and important report. We proudly submit our documentary for your consideration. PrimeTime was granted unprecedented access to Arizona's system for juvenile corrections and spent nearly six months following the teens and their families as they wound their way in and out of the system. Along the way, the locked up youth share their shame, their secrets and their...
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Awards won for the program: - Cine Golden Eagle Award - Silver Angel Award - Excellence in Media - NCCD PASS Award (National Council on Crime and Delinquency - Prevention for a Safer Society) - Communicator Award of Distinction See more