External Resources

For more information on the effect of Covid-19 on correctional facilities and the people within them, we recommend the following resources:

Media Coverage of State COVID-Related Prison Releases/Policy (Duke Law)

COVID19 and Policing – Community Resource Hub

COVID-19 en Puerto Rico y su impacto sobre Personas Privadas de Libertad

Tracking COVID-19 in Massachusetts Prison & Jails

Johns Hopkins’ Coronavirus Resource Center

COVID–19 Incarceration Model

COVID-19 Behind Bars

ACLU: Flattening the Curve: Why Reducing Jail Populations is Key to Beating COVID-19

UCLA Covid-19 Behind Bars Data Project

Covid-19’s Effect on Chicago Crime Trends

Responsible Releases: Safeguards to Protect Immigrants Released from Jails and Prisons

Navajo Department of Health Covid-19

The Sentencing Project: COVID-19 in Juvenile Facilities

State Department of Corrections Websites

To look at state Department of Corrections yourself, below are links to each state’s DOC website. When available, we have linked directly to the part of the website pertaining to Covid-19.

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Federal Bureau of Prisons

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Puerto Rico

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

Washington D.C.

West Virgina

Wisconsin

Wyoming

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