Washington County Criminal and Public Records

Below you will find information and resources for Washington County public records. This includes arrest records, criminal data, judicial records, court & vital records.


Washington County is one of 5 counties in the state of Rhode Island that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 1,194,813, it is the 3rd most populous county in Rhode Island. We’ve compiled a list of free public records resources as well as some interesting criminal stats. If you’re looking for records about a specific person in Washington County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Washington County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Washington County. In that year, there were 84 major violent crimes and 1,394 major property crimes. Keep in mind that on top of those crimes, there were also minor crimes not included in our stats.

On a per capita basis, Washington County ranked 546th for violent crimes and 575th for property crimes.

To learn more about crimes in specific localities, please review our city pages.

You can also see criminal and court records for other Rhode Island counties.


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Washington County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 87 84
Murder 0 0
Rape 27 28
Agg. Assault 51 48
Robbery 9 8
Property Crimes 1695 1394
Burglary 324 270
Larceny 1315 1085
Vehicle Thefts 56 39
Arson 18 6

Larceny in Washington County, RI

Year Larceny
2006 1532
2007 1373
2008 1636
2009 1502
2010 1452
2011 1377
2012 1415
2013 1359
2014 1315
2015 1085

Agg. Assault in Washington County, RI

Year Agg. Assault
2006 63
2007 73
2008 65
2009 66
2010 47
2011 67
2012 44
2013 62
2014 51
2015 48

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