Denny Kaemingk, Secretary

Our Mission

To protect the citizens of South Dakota by providing safe and secure facilities for juvenile and adult offenders committed to our custody by the courts, to provide effective community supervision to offenders upon their release and to utilize evidence-based practices to maximize opportunities for rehabilitation.

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For purposes of community and victim notification, an Online Offender Locator is available to search the status of inmates, parolees and those who have completed their court-ordered sentences.

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May 17, 2017- State Prison Inmate Back In Custody

 

May 7, 2017- State Prison Inmates Placed On Escape Status

 

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Crime & Justice Institute Reshaping Restrictive Housing report


Bridging the Divide: Improving Parole Outcomes for Native Americans In South Dakota
 

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Did you know?

At the end of April 2017:

60-percent of the adult female inmates were serving time for drug offenses. Less than one-fifth (16%) of the female inmates are serving time for a violent offense.

Nearly half of the male inmates (46%) were serving time for a violent offense. A quarter (26%) of the male inmates are serving time for drug offenses.

 

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