To see others in jail, you will be urged to grant privileges to persons whom you believe to be unworthy

For a young woman to dream that her lover is in jail, she will be disappointed in his character, as he will prove a deceiver.

To see a jailer, denotes that treachery will embarrass your interests and evil women will enthrall you.

To see a mob attempting to break open a jail, is a forerunner of evil, and desperate measures will be used to extort money and bounties from you.

If you dream that you are in jail, you are feeling suffocated in a relationship or situation.

If you dream your crush is in jail, it is a signal that this person is deceitful and untrustworthy.

Also see Arrested.

Dreaming about jail may make you think that you have done something immoral, illegal, or an act that merits punishment.

You may also have a fear of being trapped emotionally or physically.

If you are the jailer, you may have an unconscious desire to exert control over others or in a particular situation.

Either way, this dream suggests that you have obstacles in your life that may not be easy to overcome.