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.

Offender Locator

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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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Newsroom

Department Headlines

January 8, 2018- State Prison Inmate Robert Brim Dies

December 28, 2017- State Prison Inmate Jonathan Steveson on Escape Status

 

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Corrections Connection 
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Careers
 

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Spotlight

 

Crime & Justice Institute Reshaping Restrictive Housing report


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

Apply for a Pardon, Executive Clemency
 

Obligation Recovery Center

 

Frequently Asked Questions
 

Trending Topics

 

                             

Notice on Correspondence Policy Changes 

 

Notice on K9 Searches


 

Did you know?

While nearly half of the male inmates are in prison in SD for a violent crime, only 15-percent of female state prison inmates are serving time for a violent crime. 64-percent of females are currently serving time for a drug offense.

 

Monthly statistical report 

 

By the Numbers Infographs

                                                                      
 
                                                                                       
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