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Thurston County Arrest Records

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Thurston County, WA Arrest Records

What are Thurston County Arrest Statistics?

Thurston amassed 7,684 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Thurston’s arrest rate was 887.28 per 100,000 residents. The county of Thurston is 20.06% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 264 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Thurston also experienced 2,178 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Asotin and Benton, Thurston is a more dangerous place to reside.

  • 7,684Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 887.28Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 264Violent crime arrests

Thurston County Recent Arrest Trends

In Thurston, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 1,152 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Thurston, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.

  • 1,152Larceny/Theft
  • 773Burglary
  • 253Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Thurston, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Thurston has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Thurston experienced 264 violent crimes and 2,178 non-violent crimes. When comparing Thurston to the national average of 739.02, Thurston is higher by 20.06% than the national average.

Thurston County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Thurston County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Thurston county police reports may be obtained from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can visit in person and request documents as county police records are available to the masses per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The documents may include Thurston county police reports, Thurston county bookings and even images. These documents are related to when a person is arrested, booked, and incarcerated. First, they are questioned, and basic data is taken while someone fills out the report. Then the arresting officer takes pictures of the person, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make pay the fees. Some regions may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to appear in person and may need to have the following facts for them to find your file:

  • Date and time of the occurrence
  • The location of the incident
  • Name(s) of those involved
  • Officer’s name and rank
  • Case number

This will help the administrator find the records you need.

Thurston county police records can reveal a lot of information about a person. A good type of police record might be a traffic incident report. Some reports are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can get copies of Thurston county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Thurston County Mugshots

Thurston County mugshots have been taken since the 1800s, shortly after the development of photography. Then in 1888, a French policeman Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Many of these pictures are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify people.

Thurston county mugshots are the pictures taken of people upon arrest. Local police, Sheriff’s Offices, and other law enforcement agencies take them. Usually , the subject is photographed from the front (full-face view) and then the side (profile view). These Thurston county mugshots are stored with the person’s criminal record and police reports. They are used by victims, witnesses, and investigators to identify bad guys.

Typically , when a judge issues an Thurston county arrest warrant for other crimes , and the criminal does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help locate the suspect.

Mugshots are readily show up online as they are public records. Information informational portals offer mugshots with other types of documents such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also include information on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is readily available and connected, any past arrests will show up as well.

Thurston County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Thurston county, Washington with a total number of 208 employees - 4 female, 77 male officers and 127 civilians. Thurston County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is WA0340000, it belongs to the Pacific division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.

  • Agency Name: Thurston County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Washington
  • City: Olympia
  • Type: County
  • Address: 2000 Lakeridge Dr SW
  • Phone Number: 360-786-5500
  • Website:

Police Departments in Thurston County

Lacey Police Department420 College Street SE360-459-4333
Olympia Police Department601 4th Ave E360-753-8300
Tenino Police Department358 McClellan St S
Tumwater Police Department555 Israel Road SW(360) 754-4200
Yelm Police Department206 Mckenzie Ave SE360-458-5701

Thurston County, WA Jail and Inmate Records

THURSTON County has 391 jails with an average daily population of 680 inmates with a total of 391 jail population. When breaking down the THURSTON County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 16% with 64 female and 327 male inmates.

  • 391Jails
  • 391Prisoners
  • 220 %Jail Rate

How Does Thurston County Inmate Search Work?

Thurston County inmate records are public files that anyone can acquire easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the rules regarding Thurston county inmate records which provide a lot of useful insights about a person.

Thurston County Booking

Thurston county bookings are also helpful when looking for stats on whether or not a stranger has been arrested. When a perpetrator is arrested, the officer fills out paperwork and then holds them in a incarceration cell , which essentially becomes their Thurston county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, photos , physical details, their name, and address, officer in charge , the details of the crime, the location, and any trucks that were involved. The general public has the ability to get a copy of someone’s Thurston county booking records without any type of approval .

Thurston County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Thurston County

Cedar Creek Corrections Center (CCCC)12200 Bordeaux Road360-359-4100
Thurston County WA Juvenile Detention Facility2801 32nd Avenue Southwest360-709-3131
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