Alabama

The table below displays aggregate COVID-19 data for incarcerated people and staff in carceral facilities located in Alabama. The State DOC Data Grade represents our assessment of the transparency and quality of those data reported by Alabama's state department of corrections.

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State DOC Data GradeView scorecard
Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons3,1491,4822713783716,7437,930
Federal Prisons7852,514310516----
ICE Detention Centers777,3330000----
State and Local Youth Facilities----------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons1,9075,174318438----
Federal Prisons----8--0------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Easterling Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

120

Kilby Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

60

Birmingham Community Based Facility

State Adult Prisons

63

Montgomery Federal Prison Camp

Federal Prisons

34

St Clair Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

11
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Map of Alabama with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

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12

Spikes represent the active cases in a facility for incarcerated people

Data Reporting & Quality Scorecard

Data Reporting & Quality GradeF

This scorecard assesses data reporting and quality for the state department of corrections in Alabama. Read more about our scoring methodology and to see how this jurisdiction compares to other state and federal systems.

Scores assessed as of June 28, 2022.

Data reporting for incarcerated people
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    By facility

  • Boosters

    None

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    By facility

  • Boosters

    None

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    Yes

  • Regularly Updated

    Yes

  • Clearly Defined

    No

  • Contextualized Historically

    No

Prison and Jail Releases Related to COVID

We collect data on jurisdictions across the U.S. that have released people from adult prison and jail custody in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click a row to view full details.

FacilityPeople releasedRelease details

County-wide jails

Autauga

7Minor offenses

Mobile Metro Jail

Mobile

480Minor offenses, Vulnerable populations, Other

Morgan County Jail

Morgan

107Minor offenses, Vulnerable populations
Map of Alabama with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.
County with a release

Grassroots and Community Organizing Efforts Related to COVID

Our team collects data on grassroots and community organizing efforts by incarcerated people, their families, community-based organizations, nonprofits, and advocates aimed at influencing government agencies to protect the lives of people incarcerated in prisons, jails, and detention centers against the threats posed by COVID-19. Click a row to view full details.

Target facilityCountyDate of actionOrganizationType of effortInternal/ externalEffort concernsSource
Covington County JailCovington5/10/2020Incarcerated individuals at Covington County JailUprising/Protest–InternalExternalTesting procedures, Sanitation improvements
Donaldson Correctional FacilityJefferson2/15/2021Ordinary People Society, Alabama Students Against PrisonsMarch/Protest–External, MarchInternal
Easterling Correctional FacilityBarbour7/29/2020Incarcerated folks at Easterling Correctional FacilityUprising/Protest-Internal, Hunger StrikeExternalAccelerated releases, Testing procedures, Sanitation improvements
Etowah County Detention CenterEtowah3/20/2020ICE Detainees at Etowah County Detention CenterUprising/Protest–Internal, Hunger StrikeExternalAccelerated releases, Testing procedures, Sanitation improvements
Fountain Correctional FacilityEscambia12/31/2021-1/26/2021Incarcerated individuals at Fountain CorrectionalUprising/Protest–Internal, Strike/WorkstoppageExternalSanitation improvements