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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We are revising our agency website and are requesting your assistance. Take a short survey to tell us what you'd like to see on the new website. 

The survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete and will help us provide a better digital experience for all South Dakota community members.       We appreciate your time and input! Thank you.


Update on Tablet Communications April 4, 2024

April 30, 2024- South Dakota Department of Corrections begins SAFER SD Reentry Initiative

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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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