Harris County Sheriff’s Department

At A Glance

Total number of agency personnel: 5,071
Sworn: 2,320
Civilian: 2,751

Total population served: 2.1 million

Jurisdiction: Harris County, Texas

Program Highlights

  • Oversees the county jail, which includes:
    • a mental health infirmary
    • a mental health step-down unit
    • a crisis intervention response team
  • Operates a mobile crisis team, a co-responder unit, and a homeless outreach team
  • Has a robust data collection process that includes a mental health dashboard
  • Provides Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) to law enforcement officers, dispatch workers, correctional officers, and mental health workers
  • Runs the Clinician and Officer Remote Evaluation (CORE) program, which allows officers to connect with Master’s level-trained clinicians to conduct evaluations remotely, allowing these clinicians to serve many more people than if they were riding in the car with law enforcement

Harris County Sheriff’s Website

Contact

Frank Webb
Project Manager
Harris County Sheriff’s Office
1200 Baker St.
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 274-4735
Kisha Lorio
The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD
Location: 150 N. Chenevert, Houston, Texas 77002
Mailing: 2627 Caroline, Houston, Texas 77004
Sean McElroy
The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD
Location: 150 N. Chenevert, Houston, Texas 77002
Mailing: 2627 Caroline, Houston, Texas 77004
Jose Gomez
Sergeant
Harris County Sheriff’s Office
1200 Baker St.
Houston, TX 77002