A wrap-up of the series looks at what the inmates' hopes for the future are. The corrections officers also never lose faith that next time they open the gate to release a prisoner, it will be the last time they say goodbye.
Inmate Darryl is encouraged to write stories for his young son to develop the father/son bond from behind bars. He has been in and out of jail since he was 14, maybe with a son waiting he won't return.
Officers wage a constant battle to find inmates with contraband. Inmates are clever at hiding it. But the officers now have a new weapon – a full body scanner!
Officer David organises for a father to see his teenage son who was freaking out being behind bars. A more seasoned rule breaker is stunned a driving offence landed him in jail.
Everyone's on high alert as 12 maximum security inmates are transported into Wellington prison for the annual footy game against Macquarie prison.
When Covid restrictions stopped visits from friends and family, drugs were no longer getting into the jail and prisoners suffering from withdrawal started to riot.
Our cameras are there as the inmates are woken, marched from their cells and strip-searched in the ongoing battle to keep drugs out of our jails.
One inmate overdoses and it's up to the officers and nurses to try and revive her. While another inmate Brittany is doing it tough with her four kids outside and a long sentence.