Wisconsin

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

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State DOC Data GradeView scorecard

Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons10,9944,239423217----
Federal Prisons5895,78600009619,440
ICE Detention Centers68110000----
State and Local Youth Facilities332,9467625--------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons2,6972,869------------
Federal Prisons----0--0------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Racine Correctional Institution Sturtevant Transitional Facility

State Adult Prisons

1,185159

Oshkosh Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

1,034145

Fox Lake Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

897159

Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

887159

Dodge Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

790200
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Map of Wisconsin with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

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590

1.2k

Spikes represent the cumulative cases in a facility for incarcerated people

Data Reporting & Quality Scorecard

Data Reporting & Quality GradeD

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

    By facility

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    None

  • Active Cases

    Systemwide only

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    Yes

  • Regularly Updated

    Yes

  • Clearly Defined

    Yes

  • Contextualized Historically

    Yes

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-wideGovernor5/7/20201600Parole/probation violation, Short remaining sentence
BarronCounty-wide jailsSheriff3/19/202018120Minor offenses, Other
ChippewaCounty-wide jailsSheriff3/18/202050100Other
Eau ClaireCounty-wide jailsSheriff4/8/2020143281Other
MilwaukeeCounty-wide jails4/6/20205451918Other
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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
Oneida County JailRihnelander5/24/2020Incarcerated individuals from DOC placed in Oneida County JailHunger strikeExternalAccelerated releases
Redgranite Correctional InstitutionRedgranite5/11/2020People incarcerated at Redgranite Correctional InstituteUprising/Protest–InternalExternalSanitation improvements