Publications

Corrections

October 2016
Statistical Analysis Center

Examines the recidivism and post-release employment rates of Washington property offenders

June 2016
Statistical Analysis Center

Provides statewide jail booking data for calendar years 2010 through 2013

January 2016
Research and Data Analysis Division, Department of Social and Health Services

Compares mental health and substance use disorder treatment needs of Medicaid enrollees booked into jail in 2013 with those of the general Medicaid population

Criminal Justice System

February 2017
Statistical Analysis Center

Details the Washington firearm background system and discusses gaps in procedure.

February 2017
Statistical Analysis Center

User-guided process map for the Washington firearm background check system with gaps highlighted from the report.

September 2016
Statistical Analysis Center

Examines Washington residents' perceptions of sex offenders and sex offender policies

October 2012
Statistical Analysis Center

Provides statewide data by county on respondents’ awareness of serious crimes committed in their neighborhoods in 2006

Crime

March 2007
Forecasting and Research Division, Office of Financial Management

Provides statewide data by county on respondents’ awareness of serious crimes committed in their neighborhoods in 2006

July 2005
Forecasting and Research Division, Office of Financial Management

Provides statewide data by county on respondents’ awareness of serious crimes committed in their neighborhoods in 2004

Domestic Violence

May 2012
Washington State Center for Court Research, Administrative Office of the Courts

Examines the relationship between the type of sentence received for domestic violence and recidivism

May 2012
Washington State Center for Court Research, Administrative Office of the Courts

Examines the rates of domestic violence case filings in Washington, characteristics of first-time offenders, and first-time offenders’ other offenses in the 5 years before and after their first domestic violence offense

Drugs

June 2009
Statistical Analysis Center

Reports on the costs of drug and alcohol use to public health and criminal justice systems in Washington to identify differential impacts across the state

Juvenile Crime

September 2016
Research and Data Analysis Division, Department of Social and Health Services

Identifies key risk and protective factors associated with criminal justice involvement among youth transitioning to adulthood the year after aging out of foster care

August 2014
Research and Data Analysis Division, Department of Social and Health Services

Explores how many juvenile offenders who were sentenced as adults had previous contact with the foster care system

October 2013
Statistical Analysis Center

Provides data regarding race, ethnicity, age, and sentences of juveniles who were tried as adults and those who were tried in juvenile court 

May 2012
Washington State Center for Court Research, Administrative Office of the Courts

Examines the impact of abuse and neglect on juvenile crime based on type of maltreatment, race, ethnicity, and gender 

July 2010
Statistical Analysis Center

Provides key findings from a survey on the occurrence of violent crimes in Washington schools, along with characteristics of those schools in relation to their crime rates, during the 2008-2009 school year

Marijuana Legalization

January 2016
Forecasting and Research Division, Office of Financial Management

Reports on updated information on marijuana use, criminal activity, production, and retail sales

February 2015
Forecasting and Research Division, Office of Financial Management

Provides a baseline report on marijuana use, criminal activity, production, and retail sales

Sentencing

April 2006
Forecasting and Research Division, Office of Financial Management

Examines the number of sentences and average sentence length by offense type and county to determine whether sentencing for similar crimes is uniform across counties in Washington

April 2004
Office of Financial Management

Details the Washington 2004 application to the National Criminal History Improvement Program, a grant program to improve the quality and accessibility of criminal history records

October 1998
Statistical Analysis Center

Provides documentation on a computer simulation of Washington’s juvenile sentencing guidelines to assess the potential impact of proposed changes in sentencing guidelines