Pennington County SD Work Release

County Work Release

Last Updated: April 09, 2024
703 Adams St, Rapid City, SD 57701

Pennington Co WRF is for County Work Release offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County Work Release facility.

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You can support your loved ones at Pennington Co WRF on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 605-394-6185.

When a family member or friend is in Pennington Co WRF, understanding the system can be confusing. This page is here to help you navigate through it all. Whether it's questions about visitation, mail, or educational opportunities, we've got you covered. Explore the information provided to better support your loved one during their time in county jail work release.

In prison systems, work release programs provide trusted or closely monitored prisoners with the chance to work outside the facility, returning after their shift. At the Pennington County SD Work Release, inmates exhibiting good behavior are afforded access to recreational activities during the day.

The program offers varying degrees of freedom, allowing participants to work during the week and return home, serving their sentences on weekends. Depending on the program's terms, inmates may reside in a halfway house or be placed under home confinement when not working. As they approach the end of their terms, participants may transition to reintegration programs, with potential offers of full-time employment upon release.

The benefits of work release program initiatives are well-documented, including increased employment opportunities post-release, accelerated job acquisition, higher post-release earnings, and reduced recidivism rates among participants. Pennington Co WRF remains committed to equipping inmates with the skills and opportunities necessary for successful reentry into society.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in South Dakota. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Pennington County SD Work Release.

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours for Pennington Co WRF are subject to change, so it's crucial to confirm them by contacting the facility directly by phone. Please reach out to 605-394-6185, on visitation procedures, applications, or directions to the facility in Rapid City. Please note that visitors will undergo a thorough search before entering the premises, and personal belongings, including cell phones, are strictly prohibited. Individuals under probation, parole, or community corrections supervision must obtain approval from their supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting, although such visits are not typically approved.

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