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Prisoner Holding Cells

Secure minimum security detention cages and jail cells

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Four Wall

4-Sided Cells - completely stand alone unit

4-Side cells are completely stand-alone units that offer a secure space anywhere in your facility that they will physically fit. The walls do not require connections to existing facility walls because it is completely freestanding. The door on these cages are mounted on the center panel at the end of your partition, but other configurations are available. These cells are configured with posts.

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Three Wall

3-Sided Cells - uses one existing wall

3-Side cells fit against a single building wall, providing a secure area utilizing one building walls and three wire mesh walls. The door on these cages are mounted on the center panel at the end of your partition, but other configurations are available. Your facility wall must be able to accommodate wall or ceiling panels to utilize a 3-sided partition without at-wall post connections. These cells are configured with posts.

Holding cell specifications

  • Ideal for prisoner holding cells, jails, police stations, campus security offices, correctional/detention centers, airports, public arenas, fairgrounds, and other areas where detainees must be held
  • Heavy-duty construction and smart design prevents access to hardware from the inside of the enclosure
  • Easy installation, reconfiguration, and complete versatility to change layout and use existing partitions
  • Open but secure design allows for free circulation of existing lighting, HVAC, and fire suppression systems
  • Heavy duty options available for facilities requiring higher security levels

Heavy Duty Options

The system standards may be upgraded with any of the following:
  • Heavier 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" 8 gauge woven wire mesh.
  • Tamperproof assembly hardware.
  • Larger 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x1/8" steel angle panel frames.


Standard mortise cylinder lock, a self-locking device with spring action tongue, can be used in many applications. We also offer a dead bolt style lock, and a high security totally concealed self-locking/ dead bolt lock. Top and bottom slide bolts may be also added to the door. Customer specified locks may be integrated into the system as well.


Handcuff rail for bench

Anchored 10-gauge steel benches may be added to the cell or purchased separately. An optional 1" diameter handcuff rail may be added for prisoner lockdown. A 1" diameter steel pipe may be added to the bench for prisoner lockdown (pictured right). The pipe is securely welded on both ends and centered 2-1/2" from the face side of the bench. If a full-length rail is not desired, single forged steel eyelets can be placed at customer specified positions along the face of the bench.