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Author Topic: Does Cook County Jail make you cut your hair upon arrival?  (Read 8362 times)

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Offline Leslieslsa

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I may end up spending some time in Cook County Jail and I have done research on pretty much everything but I cannot find anywhere if they make you cut your hair. I have been growing it for five years and it would be terrible for me if they did. If I do go it will probably only be for maybe ten days. So I think that it would be ridiculous if they did but I really want to know for sure. I have heard so many stories. I am sorry if this sounds like a stupid question, and if I put it in the wrong section. Thanks.

Offline chantygirl

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Re: Does Cook County Jail make you cut your hair upon arrival?
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2014, 08:11:36 PM »
I can't give you a current, definite answer.  However, I can tell you that they didn't used to make you.  My L/O went to Cook County in 1993 with hair down to his waist and is still currently wearing it that long. 

Offline tamron214

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Re: Does Cook County Jail make you cut your hair upon arrival?
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2014, 07:32:03 AM »
Don't know about today... But as of last year, No, They did not make you cut your hair. I saw some with pretty long hair at visits.

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Re: Does Cook County Jail make you cut your hair upon arrival?
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2014, 03:32:03 PM »
No they do not.

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Re: Does Cook County Jail make you cut your hair upon arrival?
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2014, 03:36:44 PM »
I have never heard of them making anyone cut their hair.

Offline Spydergurl2019

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Re: Does Cook County Jail make you cut your hair upon arrival?
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2014, 09:39:50 PM »
They didn't make my l/o cut his when he was there ad he was there for 11 months it was when he was being transferred from Stateville that they cut his hair.