Kellie Wasko, 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

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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With the number of COVID-19 cases in South Dakota decreasing to below substantial community spread, we will no longer be updating the number of cases among DOC staff and inmates.


Visitation resumption information

May 5, 2022- Inmate Noah Schuler back in custody

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We value our staff as our greatest asset! We're always looking for great people to join our team!

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