60 Days In Season 1 Cast
Meet the participants in season 1 of 60 Days In.
A military wife and mother of two young children, Barbra has never seen the inside of a jail. But as a teenage mom who has struggled to make ends meet, she thinks she can relate to some of the women inside.
During his time doing security work in Nevada casinos, Jeff encountered, detained, and cuffed hundreds of criminals while waiting for the police to arrive. From domestic disputes to counterfeiters to assault, Jeff saw it all – but he always wondered what happened to these people after they were taken to a correctional facility.
Isaiah feels like a part of him was ripped away when his older brother got locked up five years ago. Their family has no idea when he will be released but Isaiah speaks to his brother almost daily – he is his biggest lifeline on this side of the bars.
As a Social Worker in gang prevention, Maryum is passionate about preventing youth from committing crimes, joining gangs and going to jail. But unfortunately, Maryum knows some kids see doing time as a right of passage. She hopes this program will show her why incarceration is so powerful to inner-city kids. She also hopes to learn what kind of resources there are inside for inmates.
Robert is a teacher who wants to use this experience to show his students the ramifications of their choices so they don’t end up behind bars.
Tami is a police officer working in all aspects of the field from undercover work to the mounted command. She is passionate about making the community around her safer. While she’s not afraid to put people behind bars, she often wonders if their crime fits the punishment and whether they’ll truly be rehabilitated.
Zac is currently pursuing a career as a law enforcement officer. He’s willing to leave his wife and newborn son for two months in exchange for a unique education in criminal psychology and the jail system, hopefully preparing him for a career as a cop.