Sioux Falls Jail & Prison

Find Sioux Falls South Dakota jails, prisons, detention centers, departments of corrections, and penitentiaries. Jails and prisons provide information on inmate searches, rosters, lookups, lists, records, and mugshot photos.


Bon Homme County Juvenile Detention Center 4200 South West Avenue Sioux Falls SD 57105 605-367-4313


Brookings County Juvenile Detention Center 4200 South West Avenue Sioux Falls SD 57105 605-367-4313

Charles Mix County Juvenile Detention Center 4200 South West Avenue Sioux Falls SD 57105 605-367-4313

Clay County Juvenile Detention Center 4200 South West Avenue Sioux Falls SD 57105 605-367-4313

Hanson County Juvenile Detention Center 4200 South West Avenue Sioux Falls SD 57105 605-367-4313

Hutchinson County Juvenile Detention Center 4200 South West Avenue Sioux Falls SD 57105 605-367-4313

Lake County Juvenile Detention Center 4200 South West Avenue Sioux Falls SD 57105 605-367-4313

Lincoln County Juvenile Detention Center 4200 South West Avenue Sioux Falls SD 57105 605-367-4313

Mccook County Juvenile Detention Center 4200 South West Avenue Sioux Falls SD 57105 605-367-4313

Miner County Juvenile Detention Center 4200 South West Avenue Sioux Falls SD 57105 605-367-4313

Minnehaha County Correction Center 1900 Russell Street Sioux Falls SD 57104 605-367-8428

Minnehaha County Jail 500 North Minnesota Avenue Sioux Falls SD 57104 605-367-4321

Minnehaha County Juvenile Detention Center 4200 South West Avenue Sioux Falls SD 57105 605-367-4313

Moody County Juvenile Detention Center 4200 South West Avenue Sioux Falls SD 57105 605-367-4313

Turner County Juvenile Detention Center 4200 South West Avenue Sioux Falls SD 57105 605-367-4313

Yankton County Juvenile Detention Center 4200 South West Avenue Sioux Falls SD 57105 605-367-4313

About Jails & Prisons

A Sioux Falls Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Sioux Falls, SD where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Sioux Falls Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Sioux Falls Prisons are longer-term facilities where inmates serve out a prison sentence, usually of a year or more, for their crimes.

You may contact Jails & Prisons for questions about:
  • Locating Sioux Falls inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Sioux Falls background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates
Sioux Falls Inmate Searches

All levels of Sioux Falls Jails and Prisons provide information about inmates upon request. You may contact correctional facilities to search for inmates. Detention facilities in Sioux Falls, SD provide details of Jail and Prison rosters, inmate contact information, visitation policies and procedures, and how send money to loved ones who may be incarcerated. Sioux Falls inmate searches and lookups are available by contacting Sioux Falls Jails,, South Dakota State, and Federal Prisons.

Sioux Falls Jails

Jails are government facilities in the county criminal justice system. A Lockup is a particular type of Jail that serves as a temporary holding facility, attached to the Police Department or Sheriff's Department, which houses suspects while they await bail or transport to another Jail.

Prisons in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sioux Falls Prisons can be categorized by level of security: minimum, medium, or maximum. Minimum Security Prisons allow inmates considerable daily movement and are intended for non-violent criminals and inmates who pose little risk of escape or threat to prison staff or other inmates. Medium Security Prisons are somewhat more restrictive facilities, but still allow for daily movement and house inmates in housing units instead of cells. Maximum Security Prisons are reserved for the most violent offenders and those who pose the highest escape threat, and these facilities place the greatest restrictions on inmates.

In South Dakota, State Prisons are run by a Department of Corrections (DOC) or the Bureau of Prisons (BOP). Federal Prisons are the responsibility of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP). While most prisons are owned and operated by government agencies, many prisons have been privatized. Private prisons are owned and operated by for-profit companies under contract with government agencies, though oversight of private prisons remains the responsibility of, South Dakota State, and Federal Government.