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Jail Public Information Inquiry

Use this website to search for a family member or friend (adults 17 years or older) who may be in a City of Houston Jail. Prisoners are generally located at either Central or Southeast jails. The search result details will tell you more information. Please read the FAQ for more information.

Records here are updated hourly on the 30th minute of every hour. Make sure you check this website before driving to the jail, as the prisoner may have been released or transferred.

How to use:

Enter either complete or beginning part of the last, middle, or first name. For example, if you are looking for "Jane Doe", you can enter "Do" in the last name field. If you are not clear on how to spell the name, entering the first letter is sufficient. You can also perform the search by entering his or her date of birth or Arrest Number (if known.) If you enter a date of birth it must be in mm/dd/yy or mm/dd/yyyy format. Hit the Search button when you are done and a new page will show the results.

Last Name :
Middle Name :
First Name :
Date of Birth : (mm/dd/yy or yyyy)  
Arrest Number :

While a good-faith effort is made to post accurate information, neither the Houston Police Department nor the Houston Jail Division makes any representations whatsoever as to the quality, content, accuracy or completeness of any information being posted to this website and contained herein, nor does it guarantee that any such information is current or correct. Neither the Houston Police Department nor the Houston Jail Division make no warranties, express or implied, as to the fitness of any such information for any purpose, or with respect to results obtained by individuals or other entities resulting from the use of any such information. Neither the Houston Police Department nor Houston Jail Division assumes any responsibility for the use, dissemination, distribution, or reliance upon by third parties of any such information. Further, neither the Houston Police Department nor the Houston Jail Division endorses any website that has a link to or from this website.