Crime & Public Safety

  1. Crimes Reported
  2. Prison Admissions

Data Table


The National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) groups crimes into three categories:

  • Person crimes, such as assault and manslaughter
  • Property crimes, such as robbery and extortion
  • Society Crimes, such as drug and weapons violations

In Thurston County, property crimes make up the largest proportion of reported incidents (74%), followed by person crimes (24%).

Prison admissions in Thurston County decreased significantly in 2020 and 2021 after increasing the previous four years. Spikes in prison admissions occurred in 2004 (414), 2009 (426), and 2019 (445).


Washington State Statistical Analysis Center: Criminal Justice Data Book