List Of Prison Facilities in Washington

Below is a complete list of prison facilities in Washington. The state of Washington has 332 prison facilities. The list includes local jails, federal prisons, and private facilities. Browse the whole list of prisons from the below table.



203 / 100K
Imprisonment Rate

Washington has a staggering imprisonment rate of 203 per 100,000 people. A total of 27,399 people are currently incarcerated in Washington. 72,181 other convicts are on probation and 14,536 are on parole. View recent arrests in Washington.

Search any prison in Washington using the below form. Just insert the prison name and we will show you search results matching your query.

Washington Prison and Jail System

Washington has 100 correctional facilities under the Department Of Correction. Washington also has 19 regional facilities in cities and councils where convicts are housed pre-trial. State also has 16 reentry facilities for housing inmates post-prison. 195 other facilities in the state are being used as administrative offices.

How to Search for Inmates in Washington

Washington Department of Justice allows you to search for inmates using their public tool. Perform a search by using the person's name, Inmate number, and Inmate ID. The search tool also allows filters like gender, race, age, etc.

Inmate search results show many pieces of information like matching inmate's name, gender, arrest records, crime date, release date, incarceration status, etc.

Prison Population In Washington By Incarceration Status

Incarceration Status Population
Probation 72,181
Parole 14,536
Life Sentence 3,214
Total Incarcerated 27,399

Prison Population By Gender

Gender Population
Male 14,646
Female 1,043

How To Use The Washington Prison Locator!

Searching for prisons in Washington has never been easier, we have 332 prisons in Washington. Using the search box above you can just type in any prison name or location of the facility we will find the right matches. Or you can use the classic way of browsing through the list of prisons from the below table. Using the table you can easily browse all the prisons in Washington. Once you find the prison facility you are looking for, visit the prison page to find information like:

  • Visiting hours
  • Visitation Rules
  • Phone number
  • Email id of the prison warden
  • Facility Address
  • Driving map
  • Prison Inmate Locator

How To Contact, Visit and Send Money To an Inmate In Washington

You can visit an Inmate in Washington only if you are on their visiting list. Only one visitation is allowed per week. Follow proper rules and regulations for a smooth visiting experience. Below mentioned are a few of them:

  • Wear appropriate clothes for the occasion
  • Bring your ID Card
  • Don't be late for your visit
  • Have a prior appointment booked
  • Respect the prison guards

To know more about visitation you can read our ultimate visitation guide.

Washington DOC allows family, relatives, and friends to send money to an inmate. Below are the steps you can follow to send money to an inmates trust fund or commissary account:

  1. By Cashier's Check / Money Order
    Inmates in Washington can receive money through checks or money orders; You must mention the Inmate's full name and their six-digit DOC number on the payee line.
  2. Using Jpay
    Using Jpay, you can send money to an inmate in Washington. Visit the money transfer page of jpay and send money by entering your Inmate's DOC number.
  3. Western Union

    Visit WU send money page. Select "Washington Dept Corrections" from the facility select box. Enter the amount you wish to send and click submit. To complete a transaction with Western Union, you need the below list of information handy:

    • City Code: WA DOC
    • State: WA
    • Account Number: Account Number is the Inmate's DOC number combined with the Inmate's last name [e.g.: 002333Bella].

Contact An Inmate in Washington by using any of the following methods:

  • Mail an inmate using USPS, and send it to the inmate by mentioning the Inmate ID, And Inmate Name with the prison facility's address.
  • Contact via telephone using the phone number mentioned on the prison page. For first-time telephone, setup read our phone account setup guide.

Type Of Prisons In Washington

332 Facilities in Washington are of different Type and Security level. Below is the distribution of prisons according to the facility type and security levels.

Complete List Of Federal Prisons & Jails In Washington

This is full list of prisons in Washington. List has been limited to 20 results per page for better browsing experience. Navigate through each page to view whole list of facilities.

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Counties in Washington