Listed below are the Department of Corrections policies. The list of policies includes the policy name and number, which unit or units (Adult, Juvenile or All) that a particular policy impacts and whether the policy is for public distribution. For safety and security reasons, those policies marked as "Non-Public" are not made available to offenders in the care and custody of the Department of Corrections and are also not available online.
The Board of Pardons and Paroles policies are also listed below.
DISCLAIMER: The Department of Corrections makes all reasonable efforts to assure the policies on this website are current. However, users should not rely on this information to be absolute.
While links in the policies will direct you to related statutes and administrative rules available elsewhere on the internet, the links to other related DOC policies or policies developed by other state agencies are not operational in the online version. To access a particular DOC policy, please return to the list of policies and click on the title you wish to read. The online versions of the policy attachments are also not available.
If you have a question on a policy or wish to receive a copy of an attachment or the most recent version of a policy, contact the Policy and Compliance Manager by phone at 605-773-3478.
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Department of Corrections Policies
Administration and Management
|1.2.A.2||Specifications for Selection and Purchase of Facility Furnishings||All||Public|
|1.2.A.3||Institutional Sanitation and Safety Inspections||All||Public|
Board of Pardons and Paroles Policies
|8.1.A.1||News Media and Cameras at Parole Board Hearings||Board||Public|
|8.1.A.2||Parole and Suspended Sentence Revocation Hearings||Board||Public|
|8.1.A.4||Parole Date Review||Board||Public|
|8.1.A.5||Parole Board Decisions and Setting of Next Review Dates||Board||Public|
|8.1.A.6||Code of Ethics||Board||Public|
|8.1.A.10||Executive Clemency- Commutations||Board||Public|
|8.1.A.11||Withholding of Parole Eligibility||Board||Public|
|8.1.A.13||Rescission of Parole||Board||Public|
|8.1.A.14||Evidence-based Practices Training||Board||Public|
|8.1.A.15||Suspended Sentence Status Report||Board||Public|