The Insider takes you on an incredible journey with Reggie Yates, where he ventures into some of the world’s most diverse and challenging places. In one episode of The Insider, Yates goes to the United States to discover the reality of the criminal justice system from the inside.
The United States has the highest incarceration rate of any other country in the world, with the largest population of inmates housed in Texas. One in twenty adult Texans are now under criminal justice control. This statistic raises questions about who these people are being locked up, and what the criminal justice system is like.
Yates enters the Bexar County Jail, Texas and spends a week with the inmates. He eats, sleeps, and works alongside them, seeing things from their perspective. He’s not just visiting the prisoners, he’s becoming one. Stripped of his personal belongings, wearing an orange jumpsuit, and locked up at the ankles, he enters a world that most of us will never know.
The Insider documents Yates’ experiences and provides a unique look at the criminal justice system. From the process of entering and leaving the jail every day to living among the inmates, Yates experiences it all. This captivating documentary sheds light on life inside a Texan jail.
Don’t miss this thought-provoking episode of The Insider. Tune in to watch Reggie Yates live life for real and experience the criminal justice system from the inside.