List Of Prison Facilities in South Dakota

Below is a complete list of prison facilities in South Dakota. The state of South Dakota has 183 prison facilities. The list includes local jails, federal prisons, and private facilities. Browse the whole list of prisons from the below table.



362 / 100K
Imprisonment Rate

South Dakota has a staggering imprisonment rate of 362 per 100,000 people. A total of 5,252 people are currently incarcerated in South Dakota. 7,550 other convicts are on probation and 3,673 are on parole. View recent arrests in South Dakota.

Search any prison in South Dakota using the below form. Just insert the prison name and we will show you search results matching your query.

South Dakota Prison and Jail System

South Dakota has 89 correctional facilities under the Department Of Correction. South Dakota also has 1 regional facilities in cities and councils where convicts are housed pre-trial. State also has 1 reentry facilities for housing inmates post-prison. 89 other facilities in the state are being used as administrative offices.

How to Search for Inmates in South Dakota

South Dakota Department of Justice allows you to search for inmates using their public tool. Perform a search by using the person's name, Inmate number, and Inmate ID. The search tool also allows filters like gender, race, age, etc.

Inmate search results show many pieces of information like matching inmate's name, gender, arrest records, crime date, release date, incarceration status, etc.

Prison Population In South Dakota By Incarceration Status

Incarceration Status Population
Probation 7,550
Parole 3,673
Life Sentence 391
Total Incarcerated 5,252

Prison Population By Gender

Gender Population
Male 2,817
Female 425

How To Use The South Dakota Prison Locator!

Searching for prisons in South Dakota has never been easier, we have 183 prisons in South Dakota. Using the search box above you can just type in any prison name or location of the facility we will find the right matches. Or you can use the classic way of browsing through the list of prisons from the below table. Using the table you can easily browse all the prisons in South Dakota. Once you find the prison facility you are looking for, visit the prison page to find information like:

  • Visiting hours
  • Visitation Rules
  • Phone number
  • Email id of the prison warden
  • Facility Address
  • Driving map
  • Prison Inmate Locator

How To Contact, Visit and Send Money To an Inmate In South Dakota

You can visit an Inmate in South Dakota only if you are on their visiting list. Only one visitation is allowed per week. Follow proper rules and regulations for a smooth visiting experience. Below mentioned are a few of them:

  • Wear appropriate clothes for the occasion
  • Bring your ID Card
  • Don't be late for your visit
  • Have a prior appointment booked
  • Respect the prison guards

To know more about visitation you can read our ultimate visitation guide.

South Dakota DOC allows family, relatives, and friends to send money to an inmate. Below are the steps you can follow to send money to an inmates trust fund or commissary account:

  • South Dakota inmates can receive money from the pre-approved list of persons in their institutional account. Personal checks are not allowed in money orders.
  • Inmates can receive funds with business/payroll checks, cashier's checks, or money orders.
  • Family and Friends can also use Jail ATM site to send money with debit/credit card.

Contact An Inmate in South Dakota by using any of the following methods:

  • Mail an inmate using USPS, and send it to the inmate by mentioning the Inmate ID, And Inmate Name with the prison facility's address.
  • Contact via telephone using the phone number mentioned on the prison page. For first-time telephone, setup read our phone account setup guide.

Type Of Prisons In South Dakota

183 Facilities in South Dakota are of different Type and Security level. Below is the distribution of prisons according to the facility type and security levels.

Complete List Of Federal Prisons & Jails In South Dakota

This is full list of prisons in South Dakota. List has been limited to 20 results per page for better browsing experience. Navigate through each page to view whole list of facilities.

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Counties in South Dakota