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. 

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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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NOTE: As of August 1, 2022, visitation at the State Penitentiary, Jameson Annex and Sioux Falls Community Work Center will be available on Saturday, Sunday, federal holidays and the third Friday of the month only. There are no changes to the current established times and there will be no changes to the availability of attorney visits. The visitation sign-up process is being changed to reflect the new hours. Any visits scheduled using the current hours will be cancelled. The visitation sign-up process is being changed to reflect the new hours. Any visits scheduled using the current hours will be cancelled.
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August 8, 2022- PUBLIC NOTICE OF HIGH RISK INMATE RELEASE

August 4, 2022- State prison inmate Jordan Ward dies

August 1, 2022- State prison inmate Kevin Brower dies



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