South Dakota Department of Corrections (SD DOC)

State Prison Administration

Last Updated: May 24, 2019
3200 E Hwy 34 c/o 500 E Capital Ave, Pierre, SD 57501

South Dakota Department of Corrections (SD DOC) is for State Prison Administration 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 Administration - no inmates facility.

The phone carrier is Global Tel Link (GTL) - ConnectNetwork, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

Satellite View of South Dakota Department of Corrections (SD DOC)

You can support your loved ones at South Dakota Department of Corrections (SD DOC) on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 605-773-3478.

About SD DOC:
The South Dakota Department of Corrections is responsible for the management of the state adult prison system, the state adult parole system and the state juvenile corrections system. This includes juveniles committed to the Department of Corrections and placed in residential out-of-home placement, as well as youth that have completed their correctional placement and are on supervised release known as aftercare.
South Dakota Department of Corrections (SD DOC) Facilities:

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 South Dakota Department of Corrections (SD DOC).

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.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

Visitation Information

Visiting hours for South Dakota Department of Corrections (SD DOC) are subject to change, so it's crucial to confirm them by contacting the facility directly by phone. Please reach out to 605-773-3478, on visitation procedures, applications, or directions to the facility in Pierre. 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.

Ask The Inmate

Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.