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 (75%), followed by person crimes (23%).

Prison admissions in Thurston County decreased significantly in 2020 and 2021 after increasing the previous four years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Admissions increased in 2022 but are below prepandemic levels.