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To begin a warrant search in Harris County Texas it's vital you know where to go to find court record information. Harris County Texas makes public records, including county arrest records and county warrant records, available to those who request them as stated in the Texas Public Information Act. All counties of Texas including Harris County honor an open records policy. This makes an arrest warrant or records search easy and no reason is required. For your convenience you with find valuable resources on this page to help you get started on your Harris County records search.

Harris County Arrest Warrant Search

Harris County is the most populated county in Texas and the third-most populated county in the United States. With that in mind it's also a mega for crime. To search criminal records, arrest records, or background information for citizens in Harris county you have a range of options available to you.

The Harris County Sheriff's office is a great starting point to conduct any records search in Harris county. In accordance with the Public Information Act, Chapter 552 of the Texas Government Code, the Harris County Sheriff's Office is required to make its records available to the public. You can visit them in person at 1200 Baker Street, Houston, TX 77002 or call  713-221-6000 for more information.

If you need to pay fines our court fees, the Harris County Sheriff's Office Central Records Division can assist you with your search. Their address is 49 San Jacinto Street, Houston TX 77002. For you convenience, payments are accepted, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, even on holidays.They accept cash, money order, traveler's checks or cashier's check made payable to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. Note: they don't take personal checks. You can also mail payments to:
Harris County Sheriffs Office
1200 Baker St.
Houston, TX 77002
Attn: Fines & Fees

If you decide to mail your fines or court fees, you must include the case number on the payment and a self-addressed stamped envelope for a return receipt.

The Harris County Sheriff's website also allows you to search for inmates who are incarcerated in a Harris County jail. You can search by name, DOB, SSN# or SPN#. If you've been a victim of a crime you can go to the Texas VINE website. Basically, it's a victim notification network. There you can sign up for notifications regarding a convicted person's status. As a victim you are entitled to know if the accused has been let out of jail or if their status has changed. The VINE provides information by phone, email, TTY, and text messages.

If you need to contact the Harris County court for any reason go to the Official Harris County Court Site. A list of phone numbers and addresses are available from this link. On their site you will also find information for civil courts at law, criminal courts of law, justice courts, and other courts serviced by Harris County.

Harris County Clerk Services
The Harris County Clerk maintains vital documents on file for the entire county. These records include property records, marriage licenses, divorce records, birth and death records, etc. In addition, the County Clerk maintains case files for the Harris County Civil and Probate Courts, and records of the Harris County Commissioners Court. To get access to these records and documents follow this link. The contact information for the County Clerk is:
Harris County Clerk
Administrative Offices
Harris County Civil Courthouse
201 Caroline
Houston, Texas 77002

And their mailing address is:
P.O. BOX 1525
Houston, Texas 77251-1525

Searching Arrest Records State Wide
The Texas Department of Public Safety provides access to a statewide records search including Harris county. Search results will include persons that were incarcerated for offenses more severe than Class B misdemeanors. This service requires opening a user account to gain access to this information. It's worth it if you need to find criminal records or sex offender history on someone who lives in Harris County or committed the crime in that jurisdiction.

Harris County Public Records
The County District Clerk's site offers online tools to search civil and criminal court records. You will need to create a login, and their search is free to to all citizens. This office is responsible keeping court records for each of the 59 District Courts and 15 County Criminal Courts located in Harris County. Here's the link to search background records for citizens of Harris County. Contact information for the district clerk's office is as follows:
Address: 201 Caroline, Suite 420, Houston, Texas 77002,
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 4651, Houston, Texas 77210-4651
Phone Number: 713-755-7300
Harris County Arrest Warrant and Court Records Search
Harris County
District Clerk's Office (CJC)
1201 Franklin, 3rd Floor
Houston, Texas 77002
Phone: 713-755-7300

Harris County Inmate
Records Division

Inmate Records Division
49 San Jacinto, 1st Floor
Houston, Texas 77002
Fax: 713-755-8039

Harris County Sheriff Office
1200 Baker Street
Houston, Texas 77002
Phone: 713-221-6000
Inmate Information: 713-755-5300
Information Line: 713-755-6044

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