Illinois

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

1

520

1.0k

Spikes represent the cumulative cases in a facility for incarcerated people

Statewide among incarcerated people

Cases

Cumulative Case Rate

Data Grade

State Facilities

10,984

23%

Federal Facilities

2,600

43%

ICE Detention Centers

164

68%

Statewide among staff

Cases

Data Grade

State Facilities

4,876

Federal Facilities

Unavailable

ICE Detention Centers

Unavailable

Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Lawrence Correctional Center

State Facilities

1,039247

Cook County Jail

County Jails

9911,261

Danville Correctional Center

State Facilities

969168

Pinckneyville Correctional Center

State Facilities

871188

Graham Correctional Center

State Facilities

715189

Data Reporting & Quality Scorecard

Data Reporting & Quality GradeF

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

    None

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    By facility

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    None

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    By facility

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    No

  • 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
Cooksome by court4/4/20208605500Inability to pay bail
DuPageCounty-wide jails4/9/20201605291000Inability to pay bail, Short remaining sentence
IllinoisDecatur Correction Center3/29/206Other
IllinoisStatewide prisonsDOCCS4/5/2064437000Minor offenses, Vulnerable populations, Other
IllinoisStatewide prisonsGovernor4/28/204000Minor offenses, Vulnerable populations

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
Cook6/20/2020The Revolution Club in Chicago and Refusefacism ChicagoMarch/Protest–ExternalInternalAccelerated releases
Statewide3/21/2020Restore JusticeInformation Gathering/Preserving Testimony/ArchivingInternalAccelerated releases
Statewide4/13/2020 - 4/17/2020Decarcerate IllinoisCar Rally, Phone Zap, Letter/PetitionInternalAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements
Cook3/11/2020Chicago 400Online ActionInternalAccelerated releases
Attica Prison?Cook9/1/2020-9/15/2020American Friends Service CommitteeCultural OrganizingInternalAccelerated releases