Colorado

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

1

730

1.5k

Spikes represent the cumulative cases in a facility for incarcerated people

Statewide among incarcerated people

Cases

Cumulative Case Rate

Data Grade

State Facilities

8,992

45%

Federal Facilities

1,605

46%

ICE Detention Centers

401

>100%

Statewide among staff

Cases

Data Grade

State Facilities

1,988

Federal Facilities

Unavailable

ICE Detention Centers

Unavailable

Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Sterling Correctional Facility

State Facilities

1,456--

Bent County Correctional Facility

State Facilities

1,089--

Florence Federal Correctional Complex

Federal Facilities

1,017--

Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility

State Facilities

945--

Crowley County Correctional Facility

State Facilities

861--

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 June 14, 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.

JurisdictionFacility/facilitiesAuthorizing agent(s)DateOverall population reduction/ total # of releasesPopulation prior to releasesKnown facility capacityRelease detailsSource
Boulder4/4/2020100Short remaining sentence, Vulnerable populations
ColoradoStatewide prisonsGovernor9/9/20310Minor offenses, Vulnerable populations
ColoradoStatewide prisonsGovernor4/23/20350020000Short remaining sentence, Vulnerable populations
DenverDenver County JailCourt4/20/2020299Short remaining sentence, Vulnerable populations, Other
DenverDenver City Jail3/30/20204501806Short remaining sentence, Vulnerable populations, Other

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
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