50+ Jail Memes and Prison Memes Reviewed [2020 Edition]

It’s no secret, jail sucks! But what doesn’t suck is memes!

And what better memes for making light of a tough situation, than prison memes?!

Here are 50+ of the best jail memes, prison memes, and bail bond memes.

These meme’s are legally reviewed by our patented points rating system.

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Disclaimer: Most of the articles on Healing Law are serious, but today, we are doing something different. NOTHING in this meme article is intended to be taken seriously. So please enjoy yourself!

50. Stealing My Nose! Jail Meme

Category: Jail Meme Look, we have all wanted to see justice come to all of the nose thieves in the world, and we finally get to see it happen in this meme! Although I think 3 years is a bit light. As featured in out Courtroom meme review.

Meme Rating: 5 out of 10

  • The Justice: +5 Points
  • The Conviction: +5 Points
  • Light Punishment: -4 Points
  • Don’t Steal People’s Noses: -1 Point

Category: Jail Meme

Look, we have all wanted to see justice come to all of the nose thieves in the world, and we finally get to see it happen in this meme! Although I think 3 years is a bit light. As featured in out Courtroom meme review.

49. “Cellfies” Pun! Prison Meme

Category: Prison Meme This prison meme is definitely good for a small chuckle. But I didn't necessarily "LOL", as the kids say. Also, the format is outdated. Though, that can be forgiven.

Meme Rating: 5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Good For a Small Chuckle: +7 Points
  • Outdated Meme: – 1 Point
  • Mediocre Pun: -1 Point

Rating Total:  5 Points

Category: Prison Meme

This prison meme is definitely good for a small chuckle. But I didn’t necessarily “LOL”, as the kids say. Also, the format is outdated. Though, that can be forgiven.

48. Anything To Stay Out of Jail Meme. Jail Meme

Category: Back to Jail Meme  This meme is good for a small chuckle. Unfortunately, this meme format is outdated. Honestly, I get this meme. I've heard a lot of people that end up in jail once, don't really want to go back again.

Meme Rating: 5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • It Was A Good Meme. I Enjoyed This Meme: +7 Points
  • Notice The Past Tense In The Previous Rating: -2 Points

Rating Total: 5 Points

Category: Back to Jail Meme 

This meme is good for a small chuckle. Unfortunately, this meme format is outdated. Honestly, I get this meme. I’ve heard a lot of people that end up in jail once, don’t really want to go back again.

47. Prison Wives Meme. Prison Meme

Category: Prison Wives Meme  Gotta love fun movie references. This meme is decent because it talks about an issue that not many people talk about... how prison wives be mad trippin' about the mail. This meme's score isn't the highest because the font used, isn't my favorite.

Meme Rating: 5.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Prison Wives Being Diligent Wives: +6 Points
  • Clever Movie Reference: +1.5 Points
  • Prison Wives do be Trippin’ Doe: -2 Points

Rating Total:  5.5 Points

Category: Prison Wives Meme 

Gotta love fun movie references. This meme is decent because it talks about an issue that not many people talk about… how prison wives be mad trippin’ about the mail. This meme’s score isn’t the highest because the font used, isn’t my favorite.

46. Appreciating Punctuation Meme.

Category: Prison Meme So, this meme isn't the worst. But it isn't the best either. Punctuation always needs to be appreciated. But, I've seen this pun too many times at this point. Maybe we need to make better puns that appreciate punctuation?

Meme Rating: 5.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • It’s Nice to Appreciate Punctuation: +8 Points
  • Memes be Cheesy: -1 Point
  • Old and tired meme: -1 Point
  • It Was an Okay Attempt at Using Puns:.5 Point

Rating Total:  5.5 Points

Category: Prison Meme

So, this meme isn’t the worst. But it isn’t the best either. Punctuation always needs to be appreciated. But, I’ve seen this pun too many times at this point. Maybe we need to make better puns that appreciate punctuation?

45. Bail Money, Again?! Jail Meme

Category: Jail Meme  Internet doggos are the best and just about any meme with them, is a good meme. Overall, this meme is a good and relevant meme, however, what's with all the animal print in this picture?

Meme Rating: 6 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Doggo Meme: +4 Points
  • Relevant Meme: +2 Points
  • It’s A Good Doggo: +2 Points
  • What’s With All The Animal Print?: -2 Points

Rating Total:  6 Points

Category: Jail Meme

Internet doggos are the best and just about any meme with them, is a good meme. Overall, this meme is a good and relevant meme, however, what’s with all the animal print in this picture?

44. Lawyer’s Pants = Lawyer’s Effectiveness.

 Category: Going to Jail Meme 
 Subcategory:  "Outdated Lawyer" Meme  Telling someone to choose to represent themselves because their lawyer may be ineffective can be helpful. And this meme is timeless, it just gets better and better as it ages.

Meme Rating: 6 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Pro se Legal Advice: +4 Points
  • Cultural Relevance: +4 Points
  • Roasting a Man With the Best Intentions: -2 Points

Rating Total:  6 Points

Category: Going to Jail Meme 

Subcategory: “Outdated Lawyer” Meme

Telling someone to choose to represent themselves because their lawyer may be ineffective can be helpful. And this meme is timeless, it just gets better and better as it ages. Though, when I read this meme, I felt like I was watching one of those commercials where someone is really mean to an old, naive man. And it makes me sad.

43. Prison Food = School Food. Prison Meme

Category: Prison Meme  This meme is one you'd probably find on Facebook just randomly posted. This is also a meme your grandparents might share to try to seem relevant in today's culture. It could go right alongside the meme they just shared saying: "If not for the jail time, there would be a few people who wouldn't be living because they annoy me." Or something like that.

Meme Rating: 6 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • He Made A Funny!: +3 Points
  • School Food Is Pretty Bad, I Guess Prison Food Is Too: +4 Points
  • Was It Really That Funny?: -1 Point

Rating Total:  6 Points

Category: Prison Meme 

This meme is one you’d probably find on Facebook just randomly posted. This is also a meme your grandparents might share to try to seem relevant in today’s culture. It could go right alongside the meme they just shared saying: “If not for the jail time, there would be a few people who wouldn’t be living because they annoy me.” Or something like that.

42. Welcome Back From Prison, Wife! Prison Meme

Category: Prison meme This is a good meme. The humor is great, and it's nice to see a family having fun. However, between the two of them, the sign could've been just a little more creative.

Meme Rating: 6 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Clever Humor: +6 Points
  • Fun Family Jokes: +2 Points
  • The Sign Could Use Some More Decoration: -2 Points

Rating Total:  6 Points

Category: Prison meme

This is a good meme. The humor is great, and it’s nice to see a family having fun. However, between the two of them, the sign could’ve been just a little more creative.

41. Who Wants to Lay Low At Times Like These? Jail Meme

Category: Jail Meme This meme gives me major nostalgia. And it's not because the meme format is old. It's not. It just throws me back to the fur coats featured in the Macklemore "Thrift Shop" music video. Good ol' nostalgia.

Meme Rating: 6 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Nice Hair: +3 Points
  • Reminds Me of Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop” Video: +3 Points
  • Overall Good Meme: +1 Points
  • They’re Flexin’ On Us Though: -1 Point

Rating Total:  6 Points

Category: Jail Meme

This meme gives me major nostalgia. And it’s not because the meme format is old. It’s not. It just throws me back to the fur coats featured in the Macklemore “Thrift Shop” music video. Good ol’ nostalgia.

40. All of The Prison Tats. Prison Meme

Category: Prison Meme  Gotta love the Fututrama reference. Hating on all prison tats is rough though. Are they really all that bad?

Meme Rating: 6 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Prison Tats Meme: +4 Points
  • Futurama Reference: +3 Points
  • Can’t Hate On All Prison Tats, Mate: -1 Point

Rating Total:  6 Points

Category: Prison Meme 

Gotta love the Fututrama reference. Hating on all prison tats is rough though. Are they really all that bad?

39. Jailer Twins Can’t Afford Bail. Jail Meme

Category: Jail meme This meme is great for some mindless humor. It's easy to understand. Even the biggest ~boomers~ can comprehend this meme with ease. Though, imagining the sound of babies crying makes me want to cry. Because that is not a fun sound.

Meme Rating: 6.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Mindless Humor: +6 Points
  • Kids Aren’t The Worst To Have in a Meme: +4.5 Points
  • Listening to Babies Cry, Is Not Fun: -4 Points

Rating Total:  6.5 Points

Category: Jail meme 

This meme is great for some mindless humor. It’s easy to understand. Even the biggest ~boomers~ can comprehend this meme with ease. Though, imagining the sound of babies crying makes me want to cry. Because that is not a fun sound.

38. “Girl, yous is lookin’ like a whole snack!” Meme. Prison Meme

Category: Prison Meme This meme is great. Though, I don't appreciate the lack of self confidence involved. If prison food is as bad as I've heard it is, there's very few people that can look like prison food. Don't worry, girl. You don't look like prison food.

Meme Rating: 6.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Girl, you is lookin’ like a whole snack:+8.5 Points
  • Lack of Self Confidence: -1 Points
  • Not A Meme About Being in Prison: -1 Point

Rating Total:  6.5 Points

Category: Prison Meme

This meme is great. Though, I don’t appreciate the lack of self confidence involved. If prison food is as bad as I’ve heard it is, there’s very few people that can look like prison food. Don’t worry, girl. You don’t look like prison food.

37. Uber Driver on Parole. Prison Meme

Category: Prison meme  Uber is huge. Memes about Uber, are relevant. And what can I say? I'm a sucker for fun movie references as well.  Though, I look at memes to get away from possible "non-ideal" situations, not to remind myself of them.

Meme Rating: 6.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Relevant Uber-based Meme: +4 Points
  • Fun Movie References: +3 Points
  • Scary Uber Experience, Reminding Me That People Be Crazy: -.5 Point

Rating Total:  6.5 Points

Category: Prison meme 

Uber is huge. Memes about Uber, are relevant. And what can I say? I’m a sucker for fun movie references as well. Though, I look at memes to get away from possible “non-ideal” situations, not to remind myself of them.

36. What they be laughing about though? Meme

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Meme Rating: 6.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Mindless Humor, If You Know How Court Works: +6 Points
  • Meme That Can Be Posted Anywhere: +2 Points
  • Perfect For a Good Chuckle: +2 Points
  • Tasteless Use of Emojis: -3.5 Points

Rating Total:  6.5 Points

Category: Going to Jail Meme

This meme is very good if you want to sit back and have a nice chuckle. I don’t appreciate the tasteless use of skull emojis. And believe me, I like emojis, just not when they’re not needed.

35. Bill Paying Takes a Backseat. Jail Meme

Category: Jail Meme Honestly, this is truly pure logic. Short on money? Never taught how to pay bills? Spend some time in jail until you figure things out. Though, mooching off the taxpayers? Not chill, bro.

Meme Rating: 6.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Pure Logic: +4 Points
  • Semi-Relevant Meme Reference: +3.5 Points
  • Using Taxpayer Money To Pay Your Bills: -1 Point

Rating Total:  6.5 Points

Category: Jail Meme

Honestly, this is truly pure logic. Short on money? Never taught how to pay bills? Spend some time in jail until you figure things out. Though, mooching off the taxpayers? Not chill, bro.

34. Doctor Saves Criminal Meme

Category: Prisoner Meme You have to appreciate a good life-saving story. However, why does the court have to do the doctor (and the criminal) dirty like that?

Meme Rating: 7 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • A Life Was Saved!: +6 Points
  • Seriously, Gotta Appreciate The Doctor: +2 Points
  • Why The Court Gotta Be Like That Though?: -1 Point

Rating Total:  7 Points

Category: Prisoner Meme

You have to appreciate a good life-saving story. However, why does the court have to do the doctor (and the criminal) dirty like that?

33. “Welp, That’s a Night In the Drunk Tank” Meme.

Category: Jail meme This meme is good for some mindless fun. It's got people making a fool out of themselves and I love imagining that whole scenario. There were definitely some points deducted for how he probably felt the next day. Or even that night. Lots and lots of spins. Ew.

Meme Rating: 7 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Drunk People are Funny: +7 Points
  • Imagining The Cops Trying to Handle Him Makes Me Laugh: +2 Points
  • He Probably Wasn’t Feeling Great the Next Morning: -2 Points

Rating Total:  7 Points

Category: Jail meme 

This meme is good for some mindless fun. It’s got people making a fool out of themselves and I love imagining that whole scenario. There were definitely some points deducted for how he probably felt the next day. Or even that night. Lots and lots of spins. Ew.

32. State Prison Hitchhikers. Prison Meme

Category: Prison Meme This meme is a good meme. It's funny and clever and you almost hope this picture isn't staged. This is one of those experiences that you can tell all of your friends about and have a good laugh.

Meme Rating: 7 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Really Fun If You Can Put Two and Two Together: +4 Points
  • That Hitchhiker’s Sign is Really Trustworthy: +5 Points
  • Like, Seriously Though, Probs Don’t Pick Up Hitchhikers There: -2 Points

Rating Total:  7 Points

Category: Prison Meme 

This meme is a good meme. It’s funny and clever and you almost hope this picture isn’t staged. This is one of those experiences that you can tell all of your friends about and have a good laugh. To the person hitchhiking there: Maybe look at the signage that’s around you before choosing a spot to get picked up.

31. Florida Man Does Things. Jail Meme’

Category: Jail Meme The Florida man has decided to strike. This time, he ended up in jail because he... broke in jail. Look, man. I'm not saying that people in jail are bad friends, but maybe until those friends get out, find some new ones?

Meme Rating: 7 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Florida Man Strikes: +4 Points
  • He Gets To Hang With His Friends More: +5 Points
  • Dude, Get Other Friends: -2 Points

Rating Total:  7 Points

Category: Jail Meme 

The Florida man has decided to strike. This time, he ended up in jail because he… broke in jail. Look, man. I’m not saying that people in jail are bad friends, but maybe until those friends get out, find some new ones?

30. Consequences Of My Actions Meme

Category: Criminal Consequences Meme When I deal with the consequences of my actions, I feel the same way. This meme scores high because of its relatability. Everyone loves them some relatable memes.

Meme Rating: 7.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • This is Super Relatable: +4 Points
  • Seriously, I Definitely Feel Like This When There’s Consequences: +4.5 Points
  • When Will You Learn, That Your Actions Have Consequences?!: -1 Point

Rating Total:  7.5 Points

Category: Criminal Consequences Meme

When I deal with the consequences of my actions, I feel the same way. This meme scores high because of its relatability. Everyone loves them some relatable memes.

29. Florida Men Strike Again!

Category: Jail Meme Florida men strike again with these very interesting headlines. I wonder where they get all of their creativity crime-wise?

Meme Rating: 7.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Florida Men Strike Again: +4 Points
  • Florida Men Go To Jail For Very Interesting Reasons: +3.5 Points

Rating Total:  7.5 Points

Category: Jail Meme

Florida men strike again with these very interesting headlines. I wonder where they get all of their creativity crime-wise?

28. Pawn Stars Personalities Meme

Category: Bail for Jail Meme I love the show Pawn Stars. Therefore, I love this meme. It's wonderfully accurate and this meme format gives me mad nostalgia.

Meme Rating: 7.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Nostalgic Meme Format: +4 Points
  • Clever Pawn Stars Reference: +3 Points
  • I Can See This Happening on Pawn Stars: +.5 Points

Rating Total:  7.5 Points

Category: Bail for Jail Meme

Subcategory: Pawn Stars Reality Meme

I love the show Pawn Stars. Therefore, I love this meme. It’s wonderfully accurate and this meme format gives me mad nostalgia.

27. Gotta Be More Like Usain Meme. Jail Meme

Category: Jail Meme So, you know how the last meme I reviewed got extra points for having a nostalgic format? Yeah, the whole "grainy text messages" with a weird meme on the bottom, is too outdated for me to like. Despite the wild-ride the text messages take you on.

Meme Rating: 7.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Poor Guy Didn’t Run Fast Enough: +4 Points
  • You Gotta Be More Like Usain: +4.5 Points
  • Weird “Bad Story Bro” Meme Added on the Bottom: -.5 Points
  • Outdated Meme Format: -.5 Points

Rating Total:  7.5 Points

Category: Jail Meme

So, you know how the last meme I reviewed got extra points for having a nostalgic format? Yeah, the whole “grainy text messages” with a weird meme on the bottom, is too outdated for me to like. Despite the wild-ride the text messages take you on.

26. Baby Mamas Paying Bail Meme

Category: Baby Momma Jail Memes We all love a simple meme. This meme is easy to enjoy, and it's accurate. Gotta love baby mamas stayin' faithful. Unless they just want you to pay child support when you're out. Looks like you may be going back to jail if that's the case.

Meme Rating: 7.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Baby Mamas Stayin’ Faithful +4 Points
  • Spongebob Meme: +2.5 Points
  • Simplicity: +1 Points

Rating Total:  7.5 Points

Category: Baby Momma Jail Memes

We all love a simple meme. This meme is easy to enjoy, and it’s accurate. Gotta love baby mamas stayin’ faithful. Unless they just want you to pay child support when you’re out. Looks like you may be going back to jail if that’s the case.

25. Austin Powers Villains Laughing Meme. Jail Meme

Category: Jail Meme This meme is pretty solid. Though, it makes me sad to imagine all of the other people in jail waiting for the return of their friend.

Meme Rating: 7.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Funny, Because It’s Sometimes True: +4 Points
  • Fun Movie Picture: +2.5 Points
  • Pointing Out Repeating Patterns: +4 Points
  • Imagining The Other People Waiting For Their Return: -3 Points

Rating Total:  7.5 Points

Category: Jail Meme 

This meme is pretty solid. Though, it makes me sad to imagine all of the other people in jail waiting for the return of their friend.

24. Inmates Are Blowing Up Your Phone Meme

Category: Calls from Prision Meme  Honestly? I'm almost positive this meme is true. Gotta love the people who ghost you until they land themselves in prison. But, if they're calling their baby mamas, it's simply an ode to how faithful those baby mamas be.

Meme Rating: 8 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • You Know They’re Calling Their Baby Mamas: +4 Points
  • Those Baby Mamas Be Faithful Though: +2 Points
  • It’s True Though: +3 Points
  • How Many Calls Do They Even Get?: -1 Point

Rating Total:  8 Points

Category: Calls from Prison Meme 

Honestly? I’m almost positive this meme is true. Gotta love the people who ghost you until they land themselves in prison. But, if they’re calling their baby mamas, it’s simply an ode to how faithful those baby mamas be.

23. No Child Support = Jail Time. Jail Meme

Category: Jail Meme Referencing the old PBS Kids show, "Arthur", has proven to make a funny meme. And honestly, we've talked a lot about baby mamas being faithful. And this just continues to prove that.

Meme Rating: 8 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Arthur” Reference: +2 Points
  • Baby Mamas Asking Questions: +7 Points
  • Baby Mamas Not Moving On: -1 Points

Rating Total:  8 Points

Category: Jail Meme

Referencing the old PBS Kids show, “Arthur”, has proven to make a funny meme. And honestly, we’ve talked a lot about baby mamas being faithful. And this just continues to prove that. However, I’m not a fan of these baby mamas holding themselves back from living because they can’t let go.

22. BREAKING NEWS: Internet Cat Arrested!

Category: Criminal Kitten in jail meme  Look, I love cats. And internet cats are all the rage. Especially when it comes to memes. But internet cats need to stop abusing the internet dogs of the world. I don't appreciate it.

Meme Rating: 8 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Trendy hat: +10 Points
  • Internet Cat: +2 Points
  • Cats Have To Stop Abusing Dogs: -4 Points

Rating Total:  8 Points

Category: Criminal Kitten in Jail Meme

Look, I love cats. And internet cats are all the rage. Especially when it comes to memes. But internet cats need to stop abusing the internet dogs of the world. I don’t appreciate it.

21. Reefer Madness Teenager Trying Gateway Drugs.

Category: Road to prison meme  This meme is genuinely good. It's just the right amount of confusing to make it funny. The terminology used here is just wonderful. Though, they made this grandma look bad. Pushing drugs on a bunny? Not cool, Grandma.

Meme Rating: 8 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Fun Terminology: +6 Points
  • Internet Bunny: +1 Point
  • Internet Teenager: +1 Point

Rating Total:  8 Points

Category: Road to Prison Meme 

This meme is genuinely good. It’s just the right amount of confusing to make it funny. The terminology used here is just wonderful. Though, they made this grandma look bad. Pushing drugs on a bunny? Not cool, Grandma.

20. “Uhh, can I just represent myself?” Meme

Category: Going to jail Meme Imagine: You're told an attorney will be appointed to you if you cannot afford one. Then, this guy walks in. You representing yourself in court, or choosing trendy judge?

Meme Rating: 8.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Trendy Lawyer: +5 Points
  • Feeling Cute: +5.5 Points
  • Maybe This Lawyer is Too Trendy?: -2 Point

Rating Total:  8.5 Points

Category: Going to Jail Meme

Imagine: You’re told an attorney will be appointed to you if you cannot afford one. Then, this guy walks in. You representing yourself in court, or choosing trendy judge?

19. Look, When Times Get Tough… Meme

Category: Jail meme This is a great situation to be a part of. Unless you're this guy of course. Could this be a part of the great "Florida Person" meme flood?

Meme Rating: 8.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • This Is Truly Worthy Of A Good Laugh: +6 Points
  • This Guy’s Face Says What We’re All Thinking: +4 Points
  • Why’s His Shirt Inside-Out and Backwards Though?: -1.5 Points

Rating Total:  8.5 Points

Category: Jail Meme 

This is a great situation to be a part of. Unless you’re this guy of course. Could this be a part of the great “Florida Person” meme flood?

18. 69 Years in Prison… You Know What That Means! Prison Meme

Category: Prison Meme  Look, a lot of the times, I would definitely suggest requesting a reduced prison sentence. But honestly? In this scenario, I would for sure be asking for another year in the slammer.

Meme Rating: 8.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Commitment To The Joke: +5 Points
  • Implied Jokes Are The Best Jokes: +3.5 Points
  • His Expression Is So Great: Priceless

Rating Total:  8.5 Points

Category: Prison Meme 

Look, a lot of the times, I would definitely suggest requesting a reduced prison sentence. But honestly? In this scenario, I would for sure be asking for another year in the slammer.

Category: Jail meme  This is a really sweet, and heartwarming meme. You just have to appreciate those who want you for you. Especially those who want you despite the bad things you've done. Does it make them crazy if they want you BECAUSE you've done bad things though? Talk about red flags...

17. They Love You For You Meme

Meme Rating: 8.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • They Really Do Want You For You: +6.5 Points
  • Gotta Love People Who Accept You No Matter What: +4 Points
  • I’m Sure There Are Other People Who Wanted You For You?: -2 Points

Rating Total:  8.5 Points

Category: Jail Meme 

This is a really sweet, and heartwarming meme. You just have to appreciate those who want you for you. Especially those who want you despite the bad things you’ve done. Does it make them crazy if they want you BECAUSE you’ve done bad things though? Talk about red flags…

16. Not Mad, Just Disappointed Meme

Category: Prison guard meme Look, having the guts to try to escape prison is definitely something that can't be ignored. However, would he have felt that bad if he hadn't gotten caught?

Meme Rating: 8.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Having The Guts To Try To Escape: +5 Points
  • Nice Manners, Said Sorry: +4.5 Points
  • Insincere Sorry: -1 Point

Rating Total:  8.5 Points

Category: Prison Guard Meme

Look, having the guts to try to escape prison is definitely something that can’t be ignored. However, would he have felt that bad if he hadn’t gotten caught?

15. Yale, Jail, Same Thing, Right? Jail Meme

Category: Jail Meme This is definitely quite an interesting misunderstanding to have. I'm sure you can still learn a lot in jail though. They probably have a great background in criminal justice and law? Maybe a minor in "jail life"?

Meme Rating: 8.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Good Meme. Fun Meme.: +4.5 Points
  • What An Interesting Misunderstanding: +2 Points
  • Internet Cat!!!: +2 Points

Rating Total:  8.5 Points

Category: Jail Meme 

This is definitely quite an interesting misunderstanding to have. I’m sure you can still learn a lot in jail though. They probably have a great background in criminal justice and law? Maybe a minor in “jail life”?

14. Florida Man Approves This Meme

Category: Could mean jail Meme Look, if Florida man approves of this crime, I approve. Anyways, who doesn't want to have these pets? They're so cute and the danger they provide just makes them even more alluring!

Meme Rating: 8.75 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • What Doesn’t Want A Kangaroo and Mountain Lion?: +5 Points
  • Florida Man Approves: +4.75 Points
  • They Got Caught: -1 Point

Rating Total:  8.75 Points

Category: Could Mean Jail Meme

Look, if Florida man approves of this crime, I approve. Anyways, who doesn’t want to have these pets? They’re so cute and the danger they provide just makes them even more alluring!

13. At Least They’re Trying? Jail Meme

Category: Jail Meme Look, this is honestly so funny. I saw this and had a good laugh. And hey, the choke hold worked, the man they tackled has obviously given up. Maybe he decided to take it easy for the sake of the officers?

Meme Rating: 9 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Confusion!: +7 Points
  • The Choke Hold Probs Worked: +1 Point
  • The Criminal Has Obviously Given Up: +1 Point

Rating Total:  9 Points

Category: Jail Meme

Look, this is honestly so funny. I saw this and had a good laugh. And hey, the choke hold worked, the man they tackled has obviously given up. Maybe he decided to take it easy for the sake of the officers?

12. Anotha Docta Prison Meme

Prison meme There are no words for this meme. I just want to know... Did the prisoner win this? I mean, they're spouting nothing but logic... But please, don't try this when detained.

Meme Rating: 9 Points out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Lots Of Science: +9 Points
  • Pure Logic: Priceless

Rating Total:  9 Points

Category: Prison Meme

There are no words for this meme. I just want to know… Did the prisoner win this? I mean, they’re spouting nothing but logic… But please, don’t try this when detained.

11. What Do You Mean I Have To Pay? Jail Meme

Category: Back to Jail Meme Poor dude. Believe it or not, you have to pay for taxis. Even though they're available to the public. Hey man, maybe when you get out next time, just try walking home?

Meme Rating: 9 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Congrats On Serving Your Whole Sentence!: +2 Points
  • His Face Says It All: +9 Points
  • Bro, He Literally Just Got Out: -2 Points

Rating Total:  9 Points

Category: Back to Jail Meme

Poor dude. Believe it or not, you have to pay for taxis. Even though they’re available to the public. Hey man, maybe when you get out next time, just try walking home?

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10. When Your Kid Just Just Has That Look Meme

Category: Suspect Meme If you have a kid that can make that face, you know that you'll be covered for life. Honestly, if anyone breaks into your home, just show them your kid. They'll probably give your kid their money.

Meme Rating: 9 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • That Kid Has That Face Down Pat: +5 Points
  • If No Other Jobs Work Out, He Has A Backup Career: +4 Points

Rating Total:  9 Points

Category: Suspect Meme

If you have a kid that can make that face, you know that you’ll be covered for life. Honestly, if anyone breaks into your home, just show them your kid. They’ll probably give your kid their money.

9. Look, The Stats Don’t Lie Meme

Category: Prison meme Look, we've already had the conversation about crying babies. No need to bring that up again. Let's focus on the positive... We know how to stop criminal now!

Meme Rating: 9 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Look, The Stats Don’t Lie: +7 Points
  • We Know How To Stop Criminal Now!: +2 Points
  • Crying Kids & Crowded Prisons: -2 Points

Rating Total:  9 Internet Cats

Category: Prison Meme 

Look, we’ve already had the conversation about crying babies. No need to bring that up again. Let’s focus on the positive… We know how to stop criminal now!

8. Bike Path Criminal Meme

Category: Criminal Meme The work of this sketch artist is wonderful. I want to know who hired them immediately. I mean, they probably wouldn't have released the drawing unless the woman had verified that it looked like the person who assaulted her.

Meme Rating: 9 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • 10/10 Sketch Artist: +3 Points
  • Someone Looks Like This: +3 Points
  • At Least He Did It With A Smile?: +3 Points

Rating Total:  9 Points

Category: Criminal Meme

The work of this sketch artist is wonderful. I want to know who hired them immediately. I mean, they probably wouldn’t have released the drawing unless the woman had verified that it looked like the person who assaulted her.

7. Ikea Maze Meme

Category: Going to jail Meme  Look, everything about this meme is great. This man pulled quite the sneaky. Imagine telling people that you got arrested because of this.

Meme Rating: 9 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • This Man Is A Clever Man: +8 Points
  • Imagining The Lost People: +2 Points
  • Why’d He Have To Be Arrested?: -1 Points

Rating Total:  9 Points

Category: Going to Jail Meme 

Look, everything about this meme is great. This man pulled quite the sneaky. Imagine telling people that you got arrested because of this.

6. Thanks For Killing Crime, Karen.

Category: No need for jail meme  BREAKING NEWS: A woman, presumably named Karen, has brought crime to a screeching halt! What's she up to next? Asking for manager of the store she just walked into!

Meme Rating: 9 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Karen The Crime Stopper: +10 Points
  • Ridiculousness: +2 Points
  • Cops Are Out Of Jobs: -3 Points

Rating Total:  9 Points

Category: No need for jail meme 

BREAKING NEWS: A woman, presumably named Karen, has brought crime to a screeching halt! What’s she up to next? Asking for manager of the store she just walked into!

5. You’ve Been Hit By – You’ve Been Hit By A… Meme

Category: criminal meme  Most memes with Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal" song, are great. Annie, are you ok? After seeing this meme, she is.

Meme Rating: 9.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Michael Jackson References: +6 Points
  • Two Pairs Of Sunglasses: +5 Points
  • What’s With The Last Picture?: -1.5 Points

Rating Total:  9.5 Points

Category: Criminal Meme 

Most memes with Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal” song, are great. Annie, are you ok? After seeing this meme, she is.

4. Bob Ross’ Side Job

Category: Serial Killer Bob Ross Prison Meme Bob Ross is wonderful. This meme is definitely one to think about. Another possible idea to add to your list of conspiracy theories?

Meme Rating: 9.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Bob Ross: +5 Points
  • That Painting Though: +5.5 Points
  • Implying Bob Ross Is A Bad Man With Bad Intentions: -1 Point

Rating Total:  9.5 Points

Category: Serial Killer Bob Ross Prison Meme

Bob Ross is wonderful. This meme is definitely one to think about. Another possible idea to add to your list of conspiracy theories?

3. When You’re “In a cent” Meme

Category: Prison meme  Honestly? I want this lawyer. At least we could make fun puns together in prison.

Meme Rating: 9.5 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • I Want This Guy Representing Me: +4 Points
  • This Meme Is A Real Dime-piece: +7 Points
  • Everyone Is In Jail: -1.5 Point

Rating Total:  9.5 Points

Category: Prison Meme 

Honestly? I want this lawyer. At least we could make fun puns together in prison.

2. “Owl” Be Taking Me Business Elsewhere Meme

Category: No Prison Meme This owl won't hesitate to put you in your place. If you need me, "owl" be hanging out with the sassy feathered thing. Get it? Okay, I'll stop now...

Meme Rating: 10 out of 10

Rating Breakdown:

  • Owl Knows The Law: +8 Points
  • I Mean, It’s An Owl: +2 Points

Rating Total: 10 Hoots

Category: Law Meme 

This owl won’t hesitate to put you in your place. If you need me, “owl” be hanging out with the sassy feathered thing. Get it? Okay, I’ll stop now…

Well, I’m afraid our time together is almost at an end…

But… You did look here to see the best criminal memes…

So, I suppose you should get to see the BEST of the best…

Here is the number one Criminal Meme of 2020…

1. Elderly Woman Trains Criminal Cats

Category: Mugshot Jail Meme  This meme has it all. It has internet cats and elderly people. How could you not like it? Honestly, it gives me major flashbacks to the Cravendale: "Cats With Thumbs" Superbowl Commercial from 2011...

Meme Rating: Criminal Cats

Rating Breakdown:

  • Theys Is Comin’ To Steal Yo Milk: The Highest Rating

Rating Total:  1,000 out of 10

Category: Mugshot Jail Meme 

This meme has it all. It has internet cats and elderly people. How could you not like it? Honestly, it gives me major flashbacks to the Cravendale: “Cats With Thumbs” Superbowl Commercial from 2011…

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