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One of the few free searches on the internet is for inmates in jail and prison. Below you'll find the searches and lookups available from official websites or those provided with population reports to post online. Other ways to find someone in custody are to call using the phone numbers found by clicking the button on your right marked "Search Jail".

Search all jails in South Dakota

jail buttonFind all county jails plus more about those listed here with any alternate search options that are available. "Search Jails" if you don't see your county. Information you'll receive can include offense reports, list of charges, arresting agency and requirements necessary for release.
Local authority within state boundaries that governs smaller communities.
Detention facility with criminal detainees awaiting trial or serving shorter sentences.
Person in the custody of law enforcement for alleged illegal activity. Prisoner or convict.
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More about corrections in South Dakota

There aren't a large percentage of jails listed online and very few that have inmate information posted; the population is lower which decreases the need for detention facilities. This is also evident in the low number of units maintained by the SD DOC. Offender information is conveyed over the phone due to conflicts in SD legislature over the privacy of prisoner's profiles being on the internet; relevant numbers are above.

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