Getting a mugshot is serious business. It's an image that will be on file forever, representing you and the crime you allegedly committed.

In the case of Texas resident Sean Carl Payne, he really couldn't have done a more stand-up job.

His mugshot has become so iconic that a photo of his news story is going viral -- it may just be the best mugshot of 2012.

PICTURE:

Via Funny Or Die

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  • The Domestic Violence Charge Would Say Otherwise

    (<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/tag/ironic-mugshots" target="_hplink">source</a>)

  • Get Ready America

    (<a href="http://www.comedycentral.com/tosh.0/2010/05/17/share-a-mugshot-monday-2/?xrs=synd_twitter" target="_hplink">source</a>)

  • Done and Done

    (<a href="http://failblog.org/2010/05/21/epic-fail-photos-mugshot-fail-3/" target="_hplink">source</a>)

  • Grandpa's Free Shirt From 'Judge Dredd'

    (<a href="http://top10kid.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/mug1.jpg" target="_hplink">source</a>)

  • Ahem. Perhaps It is.

    (<a href="http://top10kid.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/mug8.jpg" target="_hplink">source</a>)

  • Charles Barkely No. This Guy Yes.

    (<a href="http://www.wcpo.com/" target="_hplink">source</a>)

  • Finally, An Authority

    (<a href="http://media.ebaumsworld.com/2007/08/mugshots001.jpg" target="_hplink">source</a>)

  • Sure, As Long As You Wear The Shirt

    (<a href="http://media.ebaumsworld.com/2007/08/mugshots003.jpg" target="_hplink">source</a>)

  • But Don't Let Him Change This Shirt

    (<a href="http://media.ebaumsworld.com/2007/08/mugshots005.jpg" target="_hplink">source</a>)

  • Yet Back In Jail

    (<a href="http://media.ebaumsworld.com/2007/08/mugshots010.jpg" target="_hplink">source</a>)

  • Yes. Yes It Was.

    (<a href="http://www.oddee.com/item_96483.aspx" target="_hplink">source</a>)

  • She Also Hearts Irony

    (<a href="http://jonathanturley.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/julieroot_mugshot_ehpd_640-480.jpg" target="_hplink">source</a>)

  • But This Shirt Is

    (<a href="http://www.oddee.com/item_96483.aspx" target="_hplink">source</a>)