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Prison Facilities

The Washington legislature set forth “a comprehensive system of corrections for convicted law violators within the state of Washington” with the primary objective of “ensuring public safety” and provision of “the maximum feasible safety for the persons and property of the general public, the staff, and the inmates.” The Washington State Department of Corrections has 12 correctional facilities with custody levels ranging from minimum to maximum security. Explore each of the facility webpages to learn more: