www.houstontx.gov/police/public_information.htm Not all mug shots are available to view however. Mug shots are only available to view if the suspect was actually convicted. In addition, when submitting an Open Records request to see the mug shot, you must also be able to supply some additional information. This will include:
•The date of the arrest or if the actual date is unknown- the date and the year.
•Name and date of birth of the person who was arrested (arrestee).
•If you are the person requesting the mug shot, include your own name and full postal address. This is because the documents you are requesting can only be sent out by post.
If you are hoping to submit an Open Records Request, you should not send any payment upfront as you will be charged according to an appropriate charging schedule that is designed for getting copes of public information.
The request can be sent by fax, email or post and can be sent to the following contacts at the Houston Police Department (HPD)
Fax: 713 308-3260
Email: [email protected]
Post: HPD, Public Affairs Division, 1200 Travis, Houston, TX 77002.
An application can also be made in person by calling at the following address:
HPD Administration Building, 1200 Travis, 21st Floor, Houston, TX 77002.
If the person requesting the information is currently a prisoner themselves in a city, state or federal institution, the request cannot be processed. In addition, if you are applying for the information on behalf of a local, state or federal agency, there are other guidelines you should follow. These can be found on the website referred to above.