Pandemic Policy Responses

Local officials exercise tremendous authority over system operations and enjoy broad discretion to interpret statewide policies. The Center works with volunteers across the country to track local criminal legal responses to Covid-19. This data will help experts develop best practices for system-disrupting crises.

Preview our work with this interactive map of COVID-19 policies in Washington State:

Get involved:

To become a Deason Pandemic Policy Project volunteer, please email the Deason Center at