Kentucky

The table below displays aggregate COVID-19 data for incarcerated people and staff in carceral facilities located in Kentucky. The State DOC Data Grade represents our assessment of the transparency and quality of those data reported by Kentucky's state department of corrections.

F

State DOC Data GradeView scorecard

Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons8,1666,698974839----
Federal Prisons1,9102,9351217265,4978,448
ICE Detention Centers12--2--0------
State and Local Youth Facilities----------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons1,2864,8421453830----
Federal Prisons----10--0------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex

State Adult Prisons

1,162207

Luther Luckett Correctional Complex

State Adult Prisons

987111

Northpoint Training Center

State Adult Prisons

936140

Roederer Correctional Complex

State Adult Prisons

73787

Lee Adjustment Center

State Adult Prisons

69873
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Map of Kentucky with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

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580

1.2k

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 Kentucky. 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

    None

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    No

  • 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
AllState-wide4/23/202051842407121303Parole/probation violation, Minor offenses, Vulnerable populations
AllState-wideGovernor4/25/2020352Vulnerable populations, Other
CampbellCampbell County Detention Center3/24/202050590689
Fayette3/26/202048Minor offenses, Short remaining sentence, Vulnerable populations
JacksonJackson County Detention Center3/27/202080248Other
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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
StatewideFrankfort5/23/2020Prison Wives of Green River Correctional Complex; Black Lives Matter Louisville; Justice Before Peace; Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons; Lexington Anti-Racist Action; March 4th Alliance; Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition; Louisville Showing Up for Racial JusticeMarch/Protest–External, Letter/PetitionInternalAccelerated releases