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Cal-in-Sac: Covid-19 Project: Prisons & Corrections

Population, incaraceration rates, demographics

California Dept. of Corrections
Office of Research
Includes population reports and offender characteristics.
State data only.

California Sentencing Institute
State and county incarceration rate, population reports. Filter by race. The county pages also contain the poverty rate of adults in each county - can be utilized as an indicator of crime and arrest policies.
County data available.

PolicyMap 
An easy-to-use mapping program that includes over 15,000 US demographic and socioeconomic data indicators from the neighborhood census block to national levels. Data may be downloaded to csv.
County data available.

Prison Policy Initiative
California Profile
Includes state incarceration rates by race and ethnicity and more.
State data only.

COVID-19 in U.S. Prisons
The Marshall Project
A State-by-State Look at Coronavirus in Prisons
State data only.