Trinity Mugshot Round-Up Part Two: More of the Best in Texas

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The shutterbug jailhouse artistes up in the Lake Livingston-area town of Trinity have just unveiled their spring collection, and it's a feast for the eyes.

As we've pointed out before, no jurisdiction in Texas can match Trinity's quality in the fine art of the booking photo. The lighting, the angle, even the camera they use are all très magnifique, as are their subjects, many of whom look like they come from Central Casting, rural Southern ne'er-do-well section. In fact, rumor has it that our very first post of this type has resulted in an upcoming CMT reality show called Trinity 911...

And so, with no further ado, we'll show you ten more works by these Dorothea Langes of mugshot photography....

And we've saved two of the best for last...

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