Houston Police Department Jail Public Information FAQ

Houston Police Department Jail Public Information FAQ

How Can I Find a Person in Jail? Begin by clicking on the “New Search” option. Then, enter the individual’s name and/or birthdate, then scroll through the list of names until you find who you are looking for. Click on the individual’s name in...
Montgomery County to Crackdown on DWIs This Summer

Montgomery County to Crackdown on DWIs This Summer

This summer you should think twice about drinking and getting behind the wheel in  Montgomery County.  The District Attorney’s Office has partnered with state and local law enforcement to kick off a campaign dubbed “Operation Black Out,” which runs from Memorial Day...
No Refusal Weekends In Texas

No Refusal Weekends In Texas

You’ve probably heard the announcements on the radio or driven past road signs declaring it is a ‘No Refusal Weekend,’ but do you actually know what that means? In the state of Texas, the justice system takes DWIs very seriously. These weekends are the result of...
Harris County to Hire Eight Public Defenders for Bail Hearings

Harris County to Hire Eight Public Defenders for Bail Hearings

Harris County Commissioners voted May 29th to add eight new positions to the county’s public defender office in response to the backlash from people regarding jailing people if they can’t pay their bail before their trial. Starting July 1st a public defender will be...
New Errors in Criminal Cases, Same Old Story in Harris County

New Errors in Criminal Cases, Same Old Story in Harris County

The Harris County, Texas District Attorney’s office has announced that ever since 2015, a Houston crime scene investigator made errors in an astonishing number of investigations—65 total criminal cases to be exact. The jaw dropping numbers provided by the Harris...