There are 172 carceral facilities in California. The vast majority of the facilities have experienced COVID-19 outbreaks. There have been over 70,000 reported cases and over 270 reported deaths.
There are 9 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facilities in California, which includes facilities operated by ICE and facilities contracting with ICE and private prison operators. Some facilities hold both immigrant and non-immigrant detainees. Due to the difficulty of collecting stories from ICE facilities, all ICE stories are cataloged together here.