Michigan

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

F

State DOC Data GradeView scorecard

Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons26,7676,9842771433743,52011,355
Federal Prisons2852,056005221,0897,857
ICE Detention Centers79--0--0------
State and Local Youth Facilities----------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons4,6153,858----65----
Federal Prisons----1--0------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Charles E Egeler Reception And Guidance Center

State Adult Prisons

2,864275

Carson City Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

2,119288

Central Michigan Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

2,054275

Chippewa Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

1,821236

Gus Harrison Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

1,469227
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Map of Michigan with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

1

1.4k

2.9k

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 Michigan. 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.

*

Vaccination data relevant to the Michigan Department of Corrections is reported only on a statewide dashboard. While we do collect these data, the agency does not receive points because it does not make clear on its own dashboard that these data are available elsewhere.

Data reporting for incarcerated people
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    Systemwide only

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    None

  • Tests Administered

    Systemwide only

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    No

  • Regularly Updated

    Yes

  • Clearly Defined

    Yes

  • 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
BayBay County Jail4/1/202052165249Minor offenses, Short remaining sentence
GeneseeGenessee County Jail4/2/202070580
InghamIngham County JailCourts3/20/2020100Minor offenses, Short remaining sentence, Other
KalamazooKalamazoo County Jail4/27/2020200400425Minor offenses, Inability to pay bail, Short remaining sentence, Vulnerable populations
KentKent County Correctional FacilityCourts3/26/202016511001400Minor offenses, Short remaining sentence, Other
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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
Wayne3/1/2020Wayne County DefendersCoordinated Release EffortInternalAccelerated releases
Central Michigan Correctional FacilityGratiot11/15/2020Michigan Abolition and Prisoner SolidarityCar RallyInternalAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements
Gus Harrison Correctional FacilityLenawee5/19/2020Incarcerated people at Gus Harrison prisonUprising/Protest–InternalExternalTesting procedures, Sanitation improvements
Gus Harrison Correctional FacilityLenawee12/11/2020Silent Cry, Inc.Car RallyInternalAccelerated releases
Macomb Correctional FacilityMacomb3/12/2020Fight Toxic PrisonsPhone ZapInternalAccelerated releases, Testing procedures, Sanitation improvements