This Is Brock Turner’s Mugshot

Following the widespread coverage of last week’s sentencing of Brock Turner, a former Stanford University student convicted of sexual assault, some readers have asked where his mugshot is — given that coverage of other criminals generally includes photos alluding to their crime. 

On Monday, The Huffington Post obtained a copy of his latest booking photo.

Turner was sentenced on Thursday to six months in Santa Clara County jail, with possibility for early release due to good behavior, and three years probation. He had faced more than a decade in state prison. 

The booking photo obtained by HuffPost shows Turner when he surrendered for his jail sentence in Santa Clara County jail. Turner was booked on Friday, and is currently scheduled for release on Sept. 2, 2016. 

When Turner was originally booked for attempted rape on Jan. 18, 2015, the arresting agency was the Stanford Department of Public Safety, an arm of the private university in Palo Alto, California. The Santa Clara Sheriff’s Department told HuffPost that Stanford DPS is the agency with access to Turner’s original mugshot, and it was up to them whether to release it. 

Stanford DPS officials told HuffPost they are “reviewing” whether to release his original mugshot from 2015, but will not be doing so at this time. 

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Tyler Kingkade covers higher education and sexual violence and is based in New York. You can reach him at tyler.kingkade@huffingtonpost.com, or find him on Twitter: @tylerkingkade.

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