Colorado

The table below displays aggregate COVID-19 data for incarcerated people and staff in carceral facilities located in Colorado. The State DOC Data Grade represents our assessment of the transparency and quality of those data reported by Colorado'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 Prisons9,0915,1861373118273,900156,246
Federal Prisons1,4764,0212--5------
ICE Detention Centers50821,52514200----
State and Local Youth Facilities1446,57500002,728124,566
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons2,6784,2277812300----
Federal Prisons----37--0------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Sterling Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

1,484--

Bent County Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

1,090--

Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

945--

Florence Federal Correctional Complex

Federal Prisons

900--

Crowley County Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

862--
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Map of Colorado with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

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740

1.5k

Spikes represent the cumulative 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 Colorado. Read more about our scoring methodology and to see how this jurisdiction compares to other state and federal systems.

Scores assessed as of October 11, 2021.

Data reporting for incarcerated people
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    By facility

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    Systemwide only

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    Systemwide only

  • Cumulative Deaths

    None

  • Active Cases

    Systemwide only

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    Systemwide only

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    No

  • Regularly Updated

    Yes

  • Clearly Defined

    No

  • Contextualized Historically

    Yes

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

Arapahoe County Detention Center

Arapahoe

260Vulnerable populations

Multiple facilities

Boulder

100Short remaining sentence, Vulnerable populations

Statewide prisons

Colorado

310Minor offenses, Vulnerable populations

Statewide prisons

Colorado

3,500Short remaining sentence, Vulnerable populations

Denver County Jail

Denver

299Short remaining sentence, Vulnerable populations, Other
Map of Colorado 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
ENGLEWOOD FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONJefferson12/31/2020Community activistsProtest–ExternalInternalAccelerated releases
ICE DENVER CONTRACT DETENTION FACILITYAdams5/23/2020Families of ICE detainess at Aurora Detention FacilityCamp OutInternalAccelerated releases
ICE DENVER CONTRACT DETENTION FACILITYAdams3/31/2020Families of ICE detainess at Aurora Detention FacilityCar RallyInternalAccelerated releases