Rhode Island

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

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460

Spikes represent the cumulative cases in a facility for incarcerated people

Statewide among incarcerated people

Cases

Cumulative Case Rate

Data Grade

State Facilities

1,240

34%

Federal Facilities

Unavailable

Unavailable

ICE Detention Centers

47

>100%

Statewide among staff

Cases

Data Grade

State Facilities

355

Federal Facilities

Unavailable

ICE Detention Centers

Unavailable

Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Intake Service Center

State Facilities

464107

Medium Security Facility

State Facilities

36890

Maximum Security Facility

State Facilities

33569

Cranston Adult Womens Correctional Institution

State Facilities

4933

ICE Wyatt Detention Center

ICE Detention Centers

47--

Data Reporting & Quality Scorecard

Data Reporting & Quality GradeF

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

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    None

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

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
Rhode IslandStatewide prisonsProsecutors, Public Defender, DOC4/4/2020522740Minor offenses, 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
Donald Wyatt Detention FacilityProvidence4/10/2020Never Again Rhode IslandCar RallyInternalAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements
Donald Wyatt Detention FacilityProvidence4/3/2020 - 4/7/202070 detaineesHunger StrikeExternalAccelerated releases
StatewideProvidence4/17/2020AMOR RI - Alianza para Movilizar Nuestra ResistenciaCar RallyInternalAccelerated releases