Louisiana

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

1

540

1.1k

Spikes represent the cumulative cases in a facility for incarcerated people

Statewide among incarcerated people

Cases

Cumulative Case Rate

Data Grade

State Facilities

3,271

20%

Federal Facilities

1,575

32%

ICE Detention Centers

2,169

>100%

Statewide among staff

Cases

Data Grade

State Facilities

1,059

Federal Facilities

Unavailable

ICE Detention Centers

Unavailable

Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Pollock Federal Correctional Complex

Federal Facilities

1,086--

Dixon Correctional Institute

State Facilities

904100

Louisiana State Penitentiary

State Facilities

603290

Raymond Laborde Correctional Center

State Facilities

596104

ICE Richwood Correctional Center

ICE Detention Centers

493--

Data Reporting & Quality Scorecard

Data Reporting & Quality GradeF

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

    None

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    None

  • Tests Administered

    By facility

  • 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
Ascension ParishAscension Parish JailCourts3/17/202012476572Minor offenses, Other
East Baton Rouge ParishEast Baton Rouge Parish JailSheriff3/23/202034416001600Minor offenses, Inability to pay bail
LouisianaStatewide prisonsGovernor6/30/20206332000Minor offenses, Short remaining sentence, Vulnerable populations
Orleans ParishOrleans Parish JailSheriff3/19/20202310521438Minor offenses

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
Bridge City Center for YouthMonroe4/6/2020Incarcerated youth at Bridge City Center for YouthUprising/Protest–InternalExternal
ICE Catahoula Correctional CenterCatahoula Parish5/3/2020ICE detainees at Catahoula Correctional CenterUprising/Protest–InternalExternalAccelerated releases
ICE LASALLE CORR CTR OLLALa Salle Parish3/23/2020 - 3/25/2020ICE detainees at LaSalle ICE Processing CenterUprising/Protest–InternalExternalAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements
ICE Pine Prarie Correctional CenterEvangeline Parish8/21/2020Black asylum seekers at Pine Prarie facilityHunger StrikeExternalAccelerated releases
ICE Richwood Correctional CenterOuachita Parish3/25/2020ICE detainees at Richwood Correctional CenterHunger StrikeExternalAccelerated releases