Washington

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

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Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons6,5843,860----138----
Federal Prisons1442,048114007019,972
ICE Detention Centers3038,60812800----
State and Local Youth Facilities----------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons1,9232,184----45----
Federal Prisons----0--0------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Airway Heights Corrections Center

State Adult Prisons

1,682285

Stafford Creek Corrections Center

State Adult Prisons

1,236166

Washington Corrections Center

State Adult Prisons

1,088149

Washington State Penitentiary

State Adult Prisons

1,005360

Monroe Correctional Complex

State Adult Prisons

567214
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Map of Washington with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

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840

1.7k

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 Washington. 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

    Systemwide only

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    Systemwide only

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    None

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    Systemwide only

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
ClarkClark County Jail3/20/2020200601Minor offenses
SpokaneCounty-wide jailsCourts3/17/202048950Minor offenses
SpokaneCounty-wide jails3/27/2020350
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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
Cedar Creek Corrections CenterLittle Rock4/9/202030 incarcerated folksUprising/Protest–InternalCoordinatedAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements
ICE Northwest Detention CenterPierce3/27/2020 - 4/15/2020ICE detainees in Tacoma, WA with the support of La ResistenciaHunger StrikeExternalAccelerated releases
ICE Northwest Detention CenterPierce5/9/2020ICE detainees at Northwest Detention CenterStrike/Work StoppageExternalAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements
Monroe Correctional ComplexSnohomish4/8/2020People incarcerated at Monroe Correctional ComplexUprising/Protest–InternalExternalSanitation improvements
Pierce County JailPierce4/15/2020I/C folks at Pierce County JailHunger StrikeExternalAccelerated releases, Testing procedures, Sanitation improvements