Washington, PA

Tactics Used

Reverse stings
Auto seizure
Community service
Public education
Neighborhood action
SOAP orders
John school
Web stings
License suspension

Washington is a small city in Western Pennsylvania that has conducted at least two reverse sting operations between 2010 and 2012.  The identities of the arrestees, along with their ages and addresses, were released by polcie and published in news accounts.  News archives indicate that the first reverse sting In the city occurred in 1976.

Key Partners

  • Washington Police Department
  • Washington County District Attorney’s Office

Key Sources

State Pennsylvania
Type City
Population 14716
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