Georgia

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

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440

870

Spikes represent the cumulative cases in a facility for incarcerated people

Statewide among incarcerated people

Cases

Cumulative Case Rate

Data Grade

State Facilities

4,034

15%

Federal Facilities

656

13%

ICE Detention Centers

1,359

72%

Statewide among staff

Cases

Data Grade

State Facilities

2,316

Federal Facilities

Unavailable

ICE Detention Centers

Unavailable

Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

ICE Stewart Detention Center

ICE Detention Centers

871--

Jesup Federal Correctional Institution

Federal Facilities

456--

Georgia Diagnostic And Classification Prison

State Facilities

41588

Folkston ICE Processing Center D Ray James

ICE Detention Centers

277--

Augusta State Medical Prison

State Facilities

267122

Data Reporting & Quality Scorecard

Data Reporting & Quality GradeF

This scorecard assesses data reporting and quality for the state department of corrections in Georgia. 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

    None

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    Systemwide only

  • Vaccinations

    By facility

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    None

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    By facility

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    Yes

  • Regularly Updated

    No

  • 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
BartowBartow County JailSheriff, Courts3/23/202090500Parole/probation violation, Minor offenses
CobbCounty-wide jails4/6/2020800Inability to pay bail, Other
ColquittColquitt County Jail3/31/202061229Short remaining sentence
DekalbSheriff4/13/2020103Minor offenses
DoughertyCounty-wide jailsSheriff, Courts4/6/2020156585Parole/probation violation, Inability to pay bail, Short remaining sentence

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
FOLKSTON ICE PROCESSING CENTER D RAY JAMESFolkston4/30/2020ICE detainee at Folkston ICE Processing CenterHunger StrikeExternalTesting procedures, Sanitation improvements
Georgia Diagnostic and Classification PrisonButts5/14/2020Incarcerated folks at GDCPUprising/Protest–InternalExternal
ICE Irwin County Detention CenterIrwin4/9/2020 - 4/23/2020ICE detainees at the Irwin County Detention CenterBoycott, Strike/Work Stoppage, Hunger StrikeExternalAccelerated releases, Testing procedures, Sanitation improvements
ICE Stewart Detention CenterStewart4/9/2020ICE detainees at the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, GAUprising/Protest–InternalExternalAccelerated releases
ICE Stewart Detention CenterStewart3/24/2020ICE detainees at the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, GAHunger StrikeExternalAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements