COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources for Law Enforcement and Correctional Agencies

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BWC TTA Team (2020)

The BWC TTA team has gathered law enforcement-related resources with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic below. The information provided on this page is not intended to be comprehensive of all available resources and articles, but rather provide insight into some of the primary resources available and showcase how each state’s law enforcement agencies are addressing some of the challenges related to the COVID-19 response.

Law Enforcement Resources

U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

FBI National Academy Associates 

International Association of Chiefs of Police

National Highway Traffic Safety 

National Sheriffs Association

Police Executive Research Forum 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Vera Institute of Justice

Correctional Agencies Resources

American Correctional Association

  • The American Correctional Association (ACA) offers a resource pagewebinar on COVID-19 in Corrections describing control measures, screening assessments and examples of corrections sites addressing COVID-19.

American Jails Association

  • The American Jails Association offers a resource page where they house an on-line forum of policies, practices, Q&A and discussion between various jurisdictions about issues that are arising in real time.

American Probation and Parole Association

  • Resource Page & Community Corrections Virtual Roundtable on the Coronavirus Pandemic Webinar (April 8)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Corrections Leadership Association

Federal Bureau of Prisons

  • The Federal Bureau of Prisons has confirmed cases with inmates and confirmed cases with staff on this page They also have warnings for visitors in English Spanish.

National Commission on Correctional Health Care

National Institute of Corrections

National Sheriffs Association

Vera Institute of Justice

State/TerritoryNews
ALABAMA (AL)

Office of the Governor: Third Supplemental State of Emergency: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

City of Birmingham: Coronavirus Updates

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ALASKA (AK)

Office of the Governor: COVID-19 News & Video, Office of Governor Mike Dunleavy

City of Anchorage: Coronavirus Updates

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ARIZONA (AZ)

Office of the Governor: Governor Ducey Announces Arizona Together Initiative, Linking Arizonans To Resources During COVID-19 Outbreak

Maricopa County: Coronavirus Updates

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ARKANSAS (AR)

Office of the Governor: Governor Hutchinson Authorizes $30 Million For Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Arkansas Department of Health: Coronavirus Updates

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CALIFORNIA (CA)

Office of the Governor: California Secures Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to Support State’s COVID-19 Emergency Response

City of Los Angeles: Coronavirus Updates

News

COLORADO (CO)

Office of the Governor: Governor Polis Statement on Denver Stay-At-Home Order

Denver Public Health: Coronavirus Updates

News

CONNECTICUT (CT)

Office of the Governor: Governor Lamont Signs Executive Order Asking Connecticut Businesses and Residents: ‘Stay Safe, Stay Home

City of Hartford: Coronavirus Updates

News

DELAWARE (DE)

Office of the Governor: Governor Carney Declares Public Health Emergency (PHE)

State of Delaware: Coronavirus Updates

News

FLORIDA (FL)

Office of the Governor: Governor Ron DeSantis’ Live Stream Regarding COVID-19

Florida Department of Health: Coronavirus Updates

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GEORGIA (GA)

Office of the Governor: Gov. Kemp Issues New Executive Orders, Provides COVID-19 Update

City of Atlanta: Coronavirus Updates

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HAWAI'I (HI)

Office of the Governor: GOVERNOR IGE ISSUES STATEWIDE ORDER TO STAY AT HOME, WORK FROM HOME TO FIGHT COVID-19

Hawai'i State Department of Public Health: Coronavirus Updates

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IDAHO (ID)

Office of the Governor: Governor Little rolls out latest actions to further prepare Idaho for coronavirus, ease burdens on citizens

City of Boise: Coronavirus Updates

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ILLINOIS (IL)

Office of the Governor: Public Health Officials Announce 250 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

State of Illinois: Coronavirus Updates

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INDIANA (IN)

Office of the Governor: Indiana Stay-At-Home Order FAQ

City of Indianapolis: Coronavirus Updates

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IOWA (IA)

Office of the Governor: Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, Reynolds to hold press conference today

City of Des Moines: Coronavirus Updates

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KANSAS (KS)

Office of the Governor: Governor Kelly signs Executive Orders limiting gatherings, providing essential function framework for local communities

Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Coronavirus Updates

News

KENTUCKY (KY)

Office of the Governor: Kentucky's Response to COVID-19

State of Kentucky: Coronavirus Updates

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LOUISIANA (LA)

Office of the Governor: Governor Edwards Stay at Home Order

Louisiana Department of Health: Coronavirus Updates

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MAINE (ME)

Office of the Governor: Governor Mills Orders Further Steps to Protect Public Health

State of Maine: Coronavirus Updates

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MARYLAND (MD)

Office of the Governor: Governor Hogan Issues Closure of All Non-Essential Businesses, $175M Economic Relief Package

State of Maryland: Coronavirus Updates

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MASSACHUSETTS (MA)

Office of the Governor: Essential Services And Revised Gatherings Order

State of Massachusetts: Coronavirus Updates

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MICHIGAN (MI)

Office of the Governor: Governor Whitmer Calls on Michiganders, Businesses to Donate Essential Medical Supplies, Personal Protective Equipment to Hospitals 

State of Michigan: Coronavirus Updates

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MINNESOTA (MN)

Office of the Governor: Governor Walz Signs Executive Orders to Suspend Evictions, Support Small Businesses, Address Hospital Equipment Shortage

State of Minnesota: Coronavirus Updates

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MISSISSIPPI (MS)

Office of the Governor: Mississippi Governor Bans Most Gatherings of 10 or More

State of Mississippi: Coronavirus Updates

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MISSOURI (MO)

Office of the Governor: GOVERNOR PARSON AND ADMINISTRATION CONTINUE EFFORTS TO STREAMLINE GOVERNMENT PROCESSES AMID COVID-19 CRISIS

    State of Missouri: Coronavirus Updates

    News

    MONTANA (MT)

    Office of the Governor: Governor's Coronavirus Task Force

      Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services: Coronavirus Updates

      News

      NEBRASKA (NE)

      Office of the Governor: Gov. Ricketts, Ag Leaders, and Healthcare CEOs Discuss COVID-19 Response in Nebraska

        Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services: Coronavirus Updates

        News

        NEVADA (NE)

        Office of the Governor: Governor Sisolak Announces Distance Education Plan Approvals for 16 of 17 School Districts and All Charter Schools

          State of Nevada: Coronavirus Updates

          News

          NEW HAMPSHIRE (NH)

          Office of the Governor: Governor Chris Sununu Mobilizes Three Volunteer Efforts In Response to COVID-19

            New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services: Coronavirus Updates

            News

            NEW JERSEY (NJ)

            Office of the Governor: Governor Murphy Announces Additions to Essential Retail Businesses Permitted to Operate

              State of New Jersey: Coronavirus Updates

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              NEW MEXICO (NM)

              Office of the Governor: State enacts further restrictions to stop spread, including stay-at-home instruction

              New Mexico Department of Health: Coronavirus Updates

              News

              NEW YORK (NY)

              Office of the Governor: Governor Cuomo: In Time of COVID-19 Pandemic, Our Healthcare Workers Are Doing 'God's Work'

              New York State Department of Health: Coronavirus Updates

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              NORTH CAROLINA (NC)

              Office of the Governor: North Carolina Reports First COVID-19 Associated Deaths

              North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services: Coronavirus Updates

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              NORTH DAKOTA (ND)

              Office of the Governor: Guidelines being developed to ensure child care for essential workers through COVID-19 crisis

              State of North Dakota: Coronavirus Updates

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              OHIO (OH)

              Office of the Governor: Ohio Issues "Stay at Home" Order; New Restrictions Placed on Day Cares for Children

              State of Ohio: Coronavirus Updates

              News

              OKLAHOMA (OK)

              Office of the Governor: GOVERNOR STITT ANNOUNCES LATEST COVID-19 ACTIONS

              State of Oklahoma Department of Health: Coronavirus Updates

              News

              OREGON (OR)

              Office of the Governor: Governor Kate Brown Tightens Social Distancing Measures, Tells Oregonians to “Stay Home, Save Lives”

              State of Oregon: Coronavirus Updates

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              PENNSYLVANIA (PA)

              Office of the Governor: Governor Wolf and Health Secretary Expand ‘Stay at Home’ Order to Lehigh and Northampton Counties to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19, Counties Now Total 10

              State of Pennsylvania: Coronavirus Updates

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              RHODE ISLAND (RI)

              Office of the Governor: Raimondo Declares State of Emergency in Response to COVID-19, Announces New Supports for Employers, Employees, and Nursing Homes

              State of Rhode Island: Coronavirus Updates

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              SOUTH CAROLINA (SC)

              Office of the Governor: Joint Statement from Gov. Henry McMaster, S.C. Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman

              State of South Carolina: Coronavirus Updates

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              SOUTH DAKOTA (SD)

              Office of the Governor: South Dakota Public Universities Move Rest of Semester Online

              State of South Dakota: Coronavirus Updates

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              TENNESSEE (TN)

              Office of the Governor: COVID-19 Bulletin

              State of Tennessee: Coronavirus Updates

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              TEXAS (TX)

              Office of the Governor: Governor Abbott Issues Executive Orders In Accordance With Federal Guidelines To Mitigate Spread Of COVID-19 In Texas

              State of Texas: Coronavirus Updates

              News

              UTAH (UT)

              Office of the Governor: GOVERNOR HERBERT RELEASES ECONOMIC RESPONSE PLAN 

              State of Utah: Coronavirus Updates

              News

              VERMONT (VT)

              Office of the Governor: GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT ISSUES A “STAY HOME, STAY SAFE” ORDER, DIRECTS ADDITIONAL CLOSURES

              State of Vermont Department of Health: Coronavirus Updates

              News

              VIRGINIA (VA)

              Office of the Governor: Governor Northam Orders Statewide Closure of Certain Non-Essential Businesses, K-12 Schools


              State of Virginia Department of Health: Coronavirus Updates

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              WASHINGTON (WA)

              Office of the Governor: Inslee signs additional measures to help mitigate COVID impacts

              State of Washington: Coronavirus Updates

              News

              WEST VIRGINIA (WV)

              Office of the Governor: COVID-19 UPDATE: Gov. Justice: “We’re pushing the right buttons to keep this thing under control and away from us”

              State of West Virginia: Coronavirus Updates

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              WISCONSIN (WI)

              Office of the Governor: Gov. Evers Directs DHS to Issue Safer at Home Order

              Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Coronavirus Updates

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              WYOMING (WY)

              Office of the Governor: Governor announces that Wyoming businesses can start applying for federal disaster loans

              State of Wyoming: Coronavirus Updates

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              PUERTO RICO (PR)

              Office of the Governor: Governor of Puerto Rico Implements Some of the Most Widespread Protections in the U.S. to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic Outbreak

              Puerto Rico Department of Health: Coronavirus Updates

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