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 Prisons2,0409607636683218,6358,767
Federal Prisons4851,553135162,2967,352
ICE Detention Centers787,429219000----
State and Local Youth Facilities----------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons1,1923,2345113838----
Federal Prisons----19--0------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Elmore Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

26225

Talladega Federal Correctional Institution

Federal Prisons

259--

Draper Quarantine Intake Facility

State Adult Prisons

2290

Bullock Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

16486

Bibb Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

16462
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Map of Alabama with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

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260

Spikes represent the cumulative cases in a facility for incarcerated people

Data Reporting & Quality Scorecard

Data Reporting & Quality GradeD

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 14, 2021.

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

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    By facility

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.

JurisdictionFacility/facilitiesAuthorizing agent(s)DateOverall population reduction/ total # of releasesPopulation prior to releasesKnown facility capacityRelease detailsSource
AutaugaCounty-wide jailsCourt/Sheriff3/17/20207167Minor offenses
MobileMobile Metro JailGovernor4/13/20204801580Minor offenses, Vulnerable populations, Other
MorganMorgan County Jail4/19/2020107640Minor offenses, Vulnerable populations
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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.

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 FacilityEscambia1/11/2021Incarcerated individuals at Fountain CorrectionalUprising/Protest–Internal, Strike/WorkstoppageExternalSanitation improvements