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Washington

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

Washington has 39 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 68 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 12,150 inmates.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2015, the Washington prison population was 18,284. As of December 31, 2016 the Washington Department of Corrections is operating 12 prisons and 16 work release facilities. The proposed corrections budget for FY2017-2019 biennium is $1.882 billion. In FY2015, the average daily cost per offender was $91.76.

The Community Corrections System

At the end of December 2016, the Department of Corrections' Community Corrections Division supervised 17,689 active cases and 12,329 inactive cases.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
252
Violent Crime Rate: 
284
Property Crime Rate: 
3,463
Probationers: 
1,670
Parolees: 
200

Populations

Prison Population: 
18,284
Jail Population: 
12,150
Parole Population: 
11,198
Probation Population: 
93,535

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
12 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
68

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 46,897
Employee Positions: 
0