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 (68%), followed by person crimes (nearly 25%).

Prison admissions in Thurston County have increased significantly since 1990 and have fluctuated since 2004. Spikes in prison admissions occurred in 2004 (414), 2009 (426), and 2019 (445).


Washington State Statistical Analysis Center: Criminal Justice Data Book