Search Washington Arrest Records
Washington State complies with the freedom of information act by allowing public access to all criminal records and makes it easy for you to search and view them. In fact, you can do a quick, free search right here on policearrests.com.
Washington Arrest Records and Warrants
If you got into trouble in Washington, there would be a public record of it, and anyone can pull it up with a quick name search. Your criminal record will show all arrests, charges, pleas, verdicts and outstanding warrants. Collected from various law enforcement agencies, your criminal profile will be diverse and complete.
Performing a Background Check
Used most often in employment, a background check is a powerful tool to find out all about a potential candidate. You can view a person’s employment record, driving history, any DUIs, sex offenses, misdemeanors and even felony convictions. You may also see other legal entanglements they have experienced and their current status. It’s always better to be safe than sorry and find out beforehand that your new hire is a convicted felon with a long history of drug trafficking.
Washington Criminal Records Search
Criminal records in Washington are kept online and easily accessible. Using a handy search portal like this one, within seconds you can pull up someone’s entire criminal history including their arrests, prison stints, convictions, fines, bonds and bail and other sentencing information. When you feel compelled to check someone out online, you will find out more than you can imagine and within minutes find peace of mind.
Prison and Inmate Records
Washington State’s Department of Corrections compiles and maintains all prison records and inmate data. When performing a name search, you can see someone’s full name, where he or she is incarcerated and their DOC number. You can use their DOC number to request even further information.
Total reported incidents in Washington in 2016 increased by 3.02% compared to 2015 and is higher than national average of 3,311.69 per 100,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 15,642 to 17,027 while non-violent crime increased by 2.56% from 197,054 to 202,100.
5 Crimes In Washington 2016 with most arrests
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Counties in Washington with the Highest Crime Rate
Among the 35 counties the most dangerous is the Pierce county with 1,193 violent crimes that’s 7.01% of the total of 17,027. Wahkiakum County has the highest number of records per 100,000 residents that is below the state average of 371 and lower than national average of 469.
Safest Cities in Washington
Are you planning a move to Washington? Here are the safest cities in Washington with the lowest crime rates. You chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Washington is 1 out of 269 up by 0.07% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Connell and safest city to encounter a property crime is South Bend.
Violent Crimes rates in WA increased by 8.85% from 2015 and increased by 11.81% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 15,229 to 17,027. In 2016 violent crimes in WA was 20.86% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of violent crimes in Washington is 0.371%.
Property crime rate in Washington increased by 2.56% from 2015 and increased by 12.12% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 180,260 to 202,100. In 2016 property crimes in WA was 55.09% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a property crime is 4.408%.
How Washington stands up against other states
Washington vs. Arizona
You’ll be in more danger in Washington compared to Arizona. Arizona had an 20.68% lower crime rate than Washington. Massachusetts scored the lowest with a 60.33% lower crime rate according to the FBI. Murder rates of 3 per 100,000 people is lower than national of 6 per 100,000 people and lower than average 5 in Arizona. Arson rates of 18 per 100,000 people is higher than national of 15 per 100,000 people and higher than average 13 in Arizona.
Washington vs. Massachusetts
You’ll be in more danger in Washington compared to Massachusetts. Massachusetts had an 60.33% lower crime rate than Washington. Tennessee scored the lowest with a 2.12% lower crime rate according to the FBI. Assault rates of 214 per 100,000 people is lower than national of 284 per 100,000 people and lower than average 264 in Massachusetts. Arson rates of 18 per 100,000 people is higher than national of 15 per 100,000 people and higher than average 6 in Massachusetts.
Names with the most arrests in Washington
Crime rate by age group, gender, and race
The most crimes, that's 37.24% of all records in state are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the state.
DID you know?
- The overall crime rate in Washington is 0.65% higher than the national average.
- For every 100,000 people, there are 13.09 daily crimes that occur in Washington.
- Washington is riskier than Arizona.
- In Washington you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
- Year over year crimes in Washington have increased by 3.02%.
Washington Police Arrest Records by Counties
- Adams Arrest Records
- Asotin Arrest Records
- Benton Arrest Records
- Chelan Arrest Records
- Clallam Arrest Records
- Clark Arrest Records
- Columbia Arrest Records
- Cowlitz Arrest Records
- Douglas Arrest Records
- Ferry Arrest Records
- Franklin Arrest Records
- Garfield Arrest Records
- Grant Arrest Records
- Grays Harbor Arrest Records
- Island Arrest Records
- Jefferson Arrest Records
- King Arrest Records
- Kitsap Arrest Records
- Kittitas Arrest Records
- Klickitat Arrest Records
- Lewis Arrest Records
- Lincoln Arrest Records
- Mason Arrest Records
- Okanogan Arrest Records
- Pacific Arrest Records
- Pierce Arrest Records
- Skagit Arrest Records
- Skamania Arrest Records
- Snohomish Arrest Records
- Spokane Arrest Records
- Stevens Arrest Records
- Thurston Arrest Records
- Wahkiakum Arrest Records
- Whatcom Arrest Records
- Whitman Arrest Records
- Yakima Arrest Records