Data on Connecticut Prison Populations during COVID-19 Pandemic


The Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and the Challenging Mass Incarceration Clinic are currently working together to document populations of incarcerated people in Connecticut who are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 and who can be quickly released from custody through various legal and administrative mechanisms to preserve public health and protect their human rights.

Data is updated as of 5/20/2020.

WARNING: These numbers do not include people in ICE Custody, people in halfway houses or other forms of community release, or people in the custody of federal marshals or those being held in other states

Below find listed various statutes and the people who could be released under those statutes

Key:

18-100c: Commissioner may release a person with a sentence of two years or less to a community correction program. A person whose sentence is two years or less, and who has served at least half of their term

 

18-100f: People charged with certain offenses and held pretrial may be released to a residence approved by DOC, on DOC conditions. Arrested persons charged with a misdemeanor or a level D or E felony held pretrial

18-100h(a) People sentenced to imprisonment for certain motor vehicle offenses may be released to their residence. People imprisoned for violating 14-215, 14-227a(g), and 14-227m(c)(1)

18-100h(b) People sentenced to imprisonment for violation of certain drug offense statutes may be released to their residence. People imprisoned for violating 21a-267 or 21a-279

53a-39(a) A sentence of 3 years or less may be modified by sentencing court. People with sentences of 3 years or fewer with no mandatory minima

53a-39(b) A sentence of more than 3 years may be modified if incarcerated person and state’s attorney agree to seek review of the sentence

54-108e(c) Probation officers may evaluate people sentenced to 2 years or fewer on incarceration for a community release plan, and apply for sentence modification under § 53a-39

54-125g BOPP may parole a person with less than 6 months on their sentence

54-125a(e) BOPP may parole a person who has committed most offenses if they will not further violate the law and the benefits from release substantially outweigh the benefits of continued incarceration

Notes: By violations, we mean people whose controlling charge is listed as one of:

  1. VIOLATION OF PROBATION OR COND DISCHG<\li>
  2. SPECIAL PAROLE<\li>
  3. VIOLATION OF CONDITIONS OF RELEASE<\li>
  4. PURGE CIVIL COMMITMENT<\li>
  5. PROBATION AND CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE<\li> <\ol>

     

Prisoner Type Total Population >= 45 >= 50 >= 55 >= 60 >= 65 >= 70 >= 75
All in custody 10442 2851 1886 1100 547 239 93 31
In for violations 1250 297 197 100 43 17 6 1
0 - 30 days to max sentence 322 128 98 69 48 30 18 8
0 - 90 days to max sentence 623 193 139 87 57 35 20 9
0 - 180 days to max sentence 1047 283 204 126 72 41 22 9
0 - 365 days to max sentence 1896 467 328 191 105 55 27 13
0 - 730 days to max sentence 3281 772 531 303 161 72 34 17
0 - 1095 days to max sentence 4177 984 671 385 198 83 37 19
0 - 1460 days to max sentence 4822 1160 777 441 235 100 46 21
0 - 1825 days to max sentence 5224 1262 845 478 251 103 46 21
Parole eligible (estimated) 5105 1249 816 458 217 90 35 11
Not sentenced 3022 679 428 231 97 36 14 2
Bond 0 - 500 53 10 5 2 0 0 0 0
Bond 0 - 1000 79 13 7 3 0 0 0 0
Bond 0 - 2500 108 18 11 4 1 0 0 0
Bond 0 - 5000 176 31 19 9 3 1 0 0
Bond 0 - 10000 301 64 43 17 5 2 0 0
Bond 0 - 15000 366 81 57 25 10 3 1 0
Bond 0 - 20000 438 98 68 34 12 4 1 0
Bond 0 - 25000 564 134 87 44 15 6 1 0
Bond 0 - 50000 928 230 147 73 27 8 3 1
Bond 0 - 100000 1460 360 227 126 54 12 4 1
Women w Bond 0 - 500 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women w Bond 0 - 1000 9 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
Women w Bond 0 - 2500 12 3 2 2 1 0 0 0
Women w Bond 0 - 5000 14 3 2 2 1 0 0 0
Women w Bond 0 - 10000 27 6 3 2 1 0 0 0
Women w Bond 0 - 15000 35 12 8 5 2 0 0 0
Women w Bond 0 - 20000 40 15 10 6 3 0 0 0
Women w Bond 0 - 25000 57 17 11 7 3 0 0 0
Women w Bond 0 - 50000 97 23 15 8 3 0 0 0
Women w Bond 0 - 100000 153 33 22 13 6 0 0 0
BRIDGEPORT CC 613 174 114 62 24 9 3 0
BROOKLYN CI 330 102 62 35 16 8 4 1
CHESHIRE CI 1120 336 220 130 62 28 9 1
CORRIGAN-RADGOWSKI (CORRIGAN BUILDING) 629 142 86 50 23 13 7 2
CORRIGAN-RADGOWSKI (RADGOWSKI BUILDING) 342 44 26 8 3 0 0 0
GARNER 538 157 102 57 30 14 3 2
HARTFORD CC 832 192 112 63 28 10 3 0
HOSPITAL 23 12 8 7 4 1 0 0
MACDOUGALL-WALKER (MACDOUGALL BUILDING) 1429 538 362 237 129 68 23 8
MACDOUGALL-WALKER (WALKER BUILDING) 459 88 54 28 9 6 1 0
MANSON YI 166 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NEW HAVEN CC 668 131 83 42 18 4 2 0
NORTHERN CI 123 17 11 6 2 2 1 0
OSBORN CI 1062 438 330 212 114 53 27 13
PARC IMMIGRATION 32 14 13 9 8 2 2 1
ROBINSON CI 887 185 116 57 28 8 3 2
WILLARD-CYBULSKI CI 583 151 103 50 24 5 0 0
YORK CI 606 130 84 47 25 8 5 1
18-100c under 2 years over 50% served 773 160 103 46 18 5 2 2
18-100f pretrial mis or D 818 217 141 78 28 6 2 1
18-100h(a) motor vehicle 90 30 23 14 7 3 1 1
18-100h(b) drug para & poss 48 9 6 3 1 0 0 0
53a-39(a) sent mod <= 3 years 3593 806 508 262 106 34 10 3
53a-39(b) sent mod > 3 years 3646 1228 858 519 278 126 44 13
54-108e(c) probation < 2 years 4315 1349 934 558 292 129 45 13
54-125g probation < 6 months left 623 193 139 87 57 35 20 9
Parole eligible (estimated) 5105 1249 816 458 217 90 35 11