An individual can obtain a Letter of Incarceration from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Records Division to prove when the individual was in the Harris County Jail. Anyone wanting a letter must complete the following steps:
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Visit the Harris County Sheriff’s Office website here.
Click the button that says “Submit an Open Records Request.” If you do not have an account you can create an account from this page by clicking the “Create Account Button”
After logging in, you will see the following page entitled “Submit an Open Records Request”
In the “Type of Records:” drop down menu item, choose “Letter of Incarceration.”
You will need to provide the arrestee’s Full Name, Date or Birth (D.O.B.), and Date of Arrest (MM/DD/YYYY).
An Open Records Request can be delivered via Electronic E-mail, in-person inspection, pick up copies in person, or regular mail.
Step 8: Receive your Letter
Wait patiently to receive your letter!