Washington Coalition of Crime Victim Advocates

Strengthening crime victim rights and improving victim services

Right to Records

Right to Records

Convictions Records, Suspect Information (10.97)
  • Conviction records may be distributed to the public without restriction. A law enforcement agency may (at their discretion) release suspect information to the victim of any crime.
Juvenile Records (13.50.050)
  • Upon request, the victim (or any member of the victim's immediate family) of any crime perpetrated by a juvenile, the identity of the offender and the circumstances of the crime shall be released.
Autopsy Reports (68.50.105)
  • The personal representative of a decedent (11.02.005), or any family member, shall receive a copy of the autopsy report upon request.
HIV Test Results (70.24.105)
  • Upon request of a victim of any sexual offense, the results of a HIV antibody test on an offender shall be made available to the victim. The prosecuting attorney has the duty to inform the victim of this right.