Can you have a cell phone in jail?

No, because this would not allow the monitoring of communications...

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Can you have a cell phone in jail?

Inmates are not legally allowed to own or use cell phones while in jail or prisons. Calls, emails and postings would not be monitored by the facility staff, so they are totally off limits.

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