Oriskany, NY (WIBX) Later this week, Oneida County's "Scared Straight" program will be featured on the National TV show "Beyond Scared Straight", airing on the A & E Network.

According to Oneida County Sheriff Rob Maciol, the episode will include several local participants going through the program at the county jail.

The episode is scheduled to air Thursday night at 10-o'clock. Sheriff Maciol says this year, 86 people participated in the county program, which is meant to give those involved a first-hand look at the realities of incarceration.