South Dakota Inmate Search

Perform a free South Dakota public inmate records search, including inmate rosters, lists, locators, lookups, inquiries, and active jail inmates.


Beadle County Correction Center Website Employee Directory, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Beadle County Correction Center main page, including visitation rules and visiting hours. Search Records


Bennett County Sheriff Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Court Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Bennett County Sheriff home page, including hours, phone number, and address. Search Records

Brookings County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search, Warrant Search View Brookings County Sheriff's Office home page including jail information, media releases, warrant lists, programs, forms and contact information. Search Records

Brown County Sheriff Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Court Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Brown County Sheriff home page, including name, hours, phone number, and address. Search Records

Brule County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records View Brule County Sheriff's Office county jail, including general information and visiting hours. Search Records

Clay County Sheriff Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Clay County Sheriff jail information, including visitation, fingerprinting, and tour information. Search Records

Codington County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search, Warrant Search View Codington County Sheriff's Office webpage, including alerts, neighborhood watch information, and a warrant list. Search Records

Davison County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records View Davison County Sheriff's Office jail information including contact information, staff, visitation hours and links to other services. Search Records

Fall River County Sheriff Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Fall River County Sheriff webpage, including a mission statement, contact information, and services. Search Records

Hughes County Sheriff Jail Department Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Inmate Search View Hughes County Sheriff Jail Department's information including the jail address and phone number and sheriff address and number. Search Records

Lawrence County Sheriff's Department Criminal Records Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Police Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Lawrence County Sheriff's Department sex offender registry by county and name. Search Records

Meade County Sheriff Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Meade County Sheriff home page, including hours, phone number, and address. Search Records

Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records View Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office county jail page for its mission statement, mailing address and contact information. Search Records

Oglala Lakota County Sheriff Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Oglala Lakota County Sheriff webpage, including responsibilities and contact information. Search Records

Pennington County Jail Inmate Search Criminal Records, Inmate Search, Jail Records Search Pennington County Jail inmate database by last name. Search Records

Pennington County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Pennington County Sheriff's Office webpage, including divisions, goals, crime tips, and employment opportunities. Search Records

South Dakota Department of Corrections Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records Search South Dakota Department of Corrections offender database by name, partial name or DNC number. Search Records

Turner County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Turner County Sheriff's Office jail information, including the Minnehaha County Jail and the Clay County Jail. Search Records

Union County Jail Website Employee Directory, Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records View Union County Jail general information page, including chief jailer, address, telephone number, email, visitation, money request and property. Search Records

Yankton County Sheriff's Office Jail Division Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records View Yankton County Sheriff's Office Jail Division webpage, including visitation information. Search Records

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About Inmate Search

What is an Inmate Search?

An Inmate Search provides detailed information about a current or former inmate. Federal, state, and local prison systems are required to document all prisoners and maintain records on every inmate. An Inmate Search can locate an inmate, provide personal information about the individual, and it may include the inmate's offenses and sentence.

Inmate records contain personal information about incarcerated individuals, including the inmate's full name and any aliases, their age, race, and sex, and information relating to their incarceration. This includes the inmate's prison registration number, location, any prior incarcerations, release date, and in some cases, details relating to the inmate's convictions.

There are a number of reasons to perform an Inmate Search. Screening inmate records can be an important part of a background check. Employers, law enforcement agencies, and individuals may perform an Inmate Search to learn if a potential employee, suspect, or neighbor has been incarcerated. This information can be useful to assess a former inmate's threat to public safety.

An Inmate Search can also help families stay in touch with incarcerated loved ones. The search results include contact information for the institution that is currently holding the inmate. Inmates may be transferred or receive a new release date, and Inmate Searches can ensure that family members have up-to-date contact information. Inmate Searches can also help family members learn how to make visitations or send money to incarcerated individuals.

Inmate records are an important tool for prisons and jails. They are used to track prisoners, monitor their sentences, and collect demographic information. Prisons, sociologists, and criminal researchers can use inmate records to understand trends in criminal behavior and aid law enforcement. Inmate Searches are an important way to collect inmate records.

In the United States, there are separate federal and state prison systems. When performing an Inmate Search, it is important to use the correct inmate locator database. The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), for example, provides an online inmate locator that only includes federal inmates. If an inmate has been transferred between state and federal prisons, it may be necessary to perform more than one Inmate Search.