Washington, nicknamed as the Evergreen State, has a total population of 7,288,000 (as of 2016). Olympia is the capital of the US state of Washington. Seattle is the largest city, with 608,660 residents.
Seattle, Tacoma and Bellevue have the highest crime rates in the state of Washington. In fact, the city violent crime rate ranks 324.1 per 100,000 people. The same rate for the state is 284.4 per 100,000 residents, which is the 17th lowest in the US.
As for the economic conditions of the city, the poverty rate is 10.2%. And 3.5% of the people are unemployed, this being the highest rate in in the state.
Washington is a relatively safe state, much safer than the nation as a whole (nation’s crime rate is 373 per 100,000). Washington legalized assisted suicide in 2008. Capital punishment is also legal. The safest cities are Sammamish and Duvall.
Criminal records as well as mugshots in Washington can be requested from the County Sheriff’s office online or by direct contact, depending on the county. Online inmate records are generally published on the website or are searched by name. While some counties that don’t provide online access to records should be reached by phone.
Online access to inmate status for the whole state is also possible through the Washington Department of Corrections.
A sex offender registry is available for online searches at all times.