Improving the quality of life for the citizens of Harris County is a primary goal of the HCSO. Crime prevention education is essential, and by taking a proactive stance to develop an informed citizenry, we can meet this challenge.
The Harris County Sheriff's Office, founded in 1837, is the largest sheriff's office
in Texas and the third largest in the United States. The HCSO has over 4600 employees and 200 reservists
dedicated to ensuring the safety of over 4.1 million residents who call Harris County
home. Harris County encompasses 1788 square miles (1729 land) and includes forty-one
Merit and maintain the public’s trust.
Embrace and deliver professional service.
Protect our citizens with honor and courage.
Exemplify ethical conduct at all times.
Develop, encourage, and care for our Sheriff’s Office family.
1200 Baker Street
Houston, TX 77002
Non Emergency: (713) 221-6000
Inmate Information: (713) 755-5300
Information Line: (713) 755-6044
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