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

  • Published: 16 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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Comments • 166

  • A&E
    A&E   2 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  3 weeks back

      What's up

    • Legal Man
      Legal Man  1 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  1 months back

      Will do

    • deezyshotem facts
      deezyshotem facts  1 months back

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

    • Adolfo Cardoza
      Adolfo Cardoza  1 months back

      3 weeks ago what

  • Me Greg
    Me Greg  2 days back

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

    • Apatriot 1968
      Apatriot 1968  2 days back

      My daddy was a sniff...

      • Kitts ESO
        Kitts ESO  4 days back

        3:11 that CO deadass look like he just fainted

        • XBLHAX
          XBLHAX  5 days back

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

          • Sir IsaacNewton
            Sir IsaacNewton  5 days back

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

            • Medium rare beef hammer

              All good boys dey don’t mean nuffin

              • Jose Martinez
                Jose Martinez  1 weeks back

                I was in that prison" Cordova was always on me. Punk rookie resigned!

                • The Nerd
                  The Nerd  2 weeks back

                  Yeah because Prison Guards NEVER bring the drugs in.....couldn’t find them, suuuure!!

                  • A guy named something
                    A guy named something  2 weeks back

                    That one officer was very suspicious of them not finding that stuff. He looked at him with such piercing eyes, I could smell bacon cooking.

                    • Han Solo
                      Han Solo  2 weeks back

                      Cordova's gonna be shanked one day for his attitude.

                      • dillon finn
                        dillon finn  2 weeks back

                        u cant find sometging if it aint there!

                        • Tyler Larson
                          Tyler Larson  2 weeks back

                          Andrew cordova is such a punk!! Def a wannabe supercop. Other dude is mad chill tho!

                          • casemods
                            casemods  2 weeks back

                            This show seems like a fake reality show

                            • joe schuster
                              joe schuster  2 weeks back

                              you just need more experience brother dont worry youll get there

                              • Saratoga
                                Saratoga  2 weeks back

                                Where’s season 2 full videos

                                • king David
                                  king David  2 weeks back

                                  10 months later and Cordova still a rookie!! Believe me I been watching your show

                                  • Crystal Mund
                                    Crystal Mund  3 weeks back

                                    Where 69 belongs

                                    • BouncxrX3 Perez
                                      BouncxrX3 Perez  3 weeks back

                                      Wesst wesstⓂ️

                                      • nyourface
                                        nyourface  4 weeks back

                                        STIU crooked AF

                                        • Slatt Laurent
                                          Slatt Laurent  4 weeks back

                                          Why dont they just use k9 units to alert on a scent ???

                                          • Marko Milcic
                                            Marko Milcic  1 weeks back

                                            Because k9 can only scent drugs inside of the closed car hello..... hope you feel sarcasm lmfao

                                            Anyways, we're all LivePD viewers here right?

                                          • TheDarkKnight
                                            TheDarkKnight  1 weeks back

                                            @gt4666master so when a dog alerts on a vehicle they already knew what was in there ? Because by you're logic since they dont know if there is drugs in the vehicle they must bring 5 different dogs for different scents lol

                                          • Sunny Deng
                                            Sunny Deng  2 weeks back

                                            Danni no not all k9s are trained on all scents. They’re trained on a certain amount of drug scents.

                                          • CTdrowning
                                            CTdrowning  2 weeks back

                                            Slatt Laurent also, K9s miss stuff too

                                          • CTdrowning
                                            CTdrowning  2 weeks back

                                            Slatt Laurent so at the facility I work we have K9s stop by but they aren’t always available. We can cal if there is something big but honestly this show is just hyping up this shakedown. This is nothing

                                        • Slim Shady
                                          Slim Shady  4 weeks back

                                          He throws up south side when he has a Red Cross come on man

                                          • Johnny Kwallz
                                            Johnny Kwallz  4 weeks back

                                            Lol buddy was shell shocked 😂

                                            • Dmoney Ali
                                              Dmoney Ali  1 months back

                                              One of my fav things is the shakedown n finding stuff smh ..suckas it’s n their dna 🧬 how wack ..we all men

                                              • Amanda Kedrowski
                                                Amanda Kedrowski  1 months back

                                                0:46 why wear gloves if they're ripped? Kinda defeats the purpose.

                                                • s
                                                  s  1 months back


                                              • Hazmat Huskey
                                                Hazmat Huskey  1 months back

                                                They set Cordova up his own unit.

                                                • Kelley Condon
                                                  Kelley Condon  1 months back

                                                  I wonder if those stiu guys were.were thinking that the rookie might have been paid by the inmate to look the other way when looking in his stuff...

                                                  • Carlos XXXIX Empire
                                                    Carlos XXXIX Empire  1 months back

                                                    B Real look a like

                                                    • Keith Castro
                                                      Keith Castro  1 months back

                                                      Do Chicago ILLINOIS

                                                      • Das Maverick
                                                        Das Maverick  1 months back

                                                        Thems' need to shaking the CO's down- if they want to curb the drugs getting in the prison...

                                                        • Mason Goldwater
                                                          Mason Goldwater  1 months back

                                                          Chubby Klay Thompson sure is determined

                                                          • The Demon
                                                            The Demon  1 months back

                                                            Can we not just start shooting gang members in the head ? Much cheaper than housing them in prison

                                                            • Dakota Clarke
                                                              Dakota Clarke  1 months back

                                                              He’s probably the one bringing the drugs in..

                                                              • Creep walker
                                                                Creep walker  1 months back

                                                                A mistake that could be fatal and a fatal mistake are two different things, stop clickbaiting 🖕🏽

                                                                • TaskForce 216
                                                                  TaskForce 216  1 months back

                                                                  @Spoiler Alert fatal means life threatening

                                                                • Spoiler Alert
                                                                  Spoiler Alert  1 months back

                                                                  Maybe it was fatal to his job???

                                                              • Janie & Cierrah
                                                                Janie & Cierrah  1 months back

                                                                They made this much more dramatic than it should’ve been...

                                                                • omar unknown
                                                                  omar unknown  1 months back

                                                                  HE SOUNDS LIKE A TEACHER PET...........

                                                                  • JOCELYNN IANNOTTI
                                                                    JOCELYNN IANNOTTI  1 months back

                                                                    I meant to say omg

                                                                    • JOCELYNN IANNOTTI
                                                                      JOCELYNN IANNOTTI  1 months back


                                                                    • Christopher Sorrell
                                                                      Christopher Sorrell  1 months back

                                                                      And that’s a huge learning curve.....

                                                                      • J P
                                                                        J P  1 months back

                                                                        How do they even get drugs and razor blades in the first place?

                                                                        • omar unknown
                                                                          omar unknown  1 months back

                                                                          state issue drugs through their butt hole

                                                                      • Dat nigga Roger
                                                                        Dat nigga Roger  1 months back

                                                                        I still think mangin is dirty since he was caught on camera giving an inmate a phone

                                                                        • StevieDee
                                                                          StevieDee  1 months back

                                                                          Missed it lol MF was in on it getting paid off he’s probably the one who brought it in for them.

                                                                          • Matt P
                                                                            Matt P  2 weeks back

                                                                            Their body language and the way they talked definitely linked towards that, also if they missed only one thing then it could be just a mistake but loads of drugs, razor blades and nail clipper that was literally found in minutes by other workers, thats definitely shady

                                                                          • Bader Bader
                                                                            Bader Bader  1 months back

                                                                            I was just gona type that
                                                                            ... exactly

                                                                        • Liberalism is a disease.
                                                                          Liberalism is a disease.  1 months back

                                                                          Thanks A&E for glorifying gang culture

                                                                          • Wicked_Benz 2000
                                                                            Wicked_Benz 2000  1 months back

                                                                            That prisoner in the thumbnail looks like Charles Bronson

                                                                            • Jake Vote
                                                                              Jake Vote  1 months back

                                                                              Why don’t they bring in dogs for all shakedowns?

                                                                              • Pie 4life
                                                                                Pie 4life  1 months back

                                                                                I’d just have that inmate killed, why? Because he clearly is unfit to ever release and is a waste of life

                                                                                • Big Uncle
                                                                                  Big Uncle  1 months back

                                                                                  Pie 4life yea if you are gang affiliated you should just goto the gas chamber, waste of money to let pure evil people like that live.

                                                                              • conor Walsh
                                                                                conor Walsh  1 months back

                                                                                At first I read it as "they are conducting shakedowns in a poo" 🙈😅

                                                                              • Dark Wicked World
                                                                                Dark Wicked World  1 months back

                                                                                All this for $14 dollars an hours.

                                                                                • XBLHAX
                                                                                  XBLHAX  5 days back

                                                                                  @Gucci Manes Ice cream cone lmfao!!! That was hilarious

                                                                                • легенда Джеймс
                                                                                  легенда Джеймс  1 months back

                                                                                  Plus the mandatory OT every shift so 21 for 4 hours a day.

                                                                                • Das Maverick
                                                                                  Das Maverick  1 months back

                                                                                  Naw, they get way more than $14.

                                                                                  Once you start bringing in drugs for the gangs, and other contraband, your closer to $40 an hour.

                                                                                • Gucci Manes Ice cream cone
                                                                                  Gucci Manes Ice cream cone  1 months back

                                                                                  Beef Stroganoff and when u take the top right corner to the middle, the left side meets the right and the back turns upside down

                                                                                • Beef Stroganoff
                                                                                  Beef Stroganoff  1 months back

                                                                                  $14 an hour wasn't bad... but when you bring the bottom up to the top you're actually taking the middle to the bottom....