Pennington County Jail, SD Prison Roster, Online Inmate Search

Updated on: July 1, 2022
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Pennington County Jail


307 St. Joseph Street, Rapid City, SD, 57701

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Located in Rapid City, South Dakota, the Pennington County Jail houses nearly 587 inmates, most of whom are awaiting their trails. After the trial and sentencing, inmates are typically relocated to different facilities.

Pennington County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Pennington County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Capacity 587
Address 307 St. Joseph Street, Rapid City, SD, 57701
Phone 605-394-6116
City Rapid City
Postal Code 57701
State South Dakota
County Pennington County
Official Website

Pennington County Sheriffs Office

Address 300 Kansas City Street, Rapid, South Dakota, 57701
Phone 605-394-6113
Fax 605-394-4129

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Search online to find an inmate located at the Pennington County Jail. You can also call 605-394-6116 to make an inquiry about an inmate, or to obtain any other jail information.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Send letters and cards directly to the inmate. The inmate will be located in one of two places, and you can find that out here. Once you know where the inmate is located, send it to the address where they are, which is either:

Pennington County Jail

Central Booking

307 St. Joseph Street, Rapid City, SD, 57701

Make sure that your letter includes the inmate's name & booking number. Also, you must include your name and return address on the letter or it will not be delivered.

While you cannot send paperback books, magazines or newspapers, you can make arrangements for these to be sent and mailed directly from the publisher to the inmate. Each inmate at the Pennington County Jail can possess up to two books and magazines at one time.

Sending Money

Inmates can purchase up to $100 of items from the commissary each week. You can send money to an inmate by mail:

Inmate Trust Fund

307 St. Joseph Street, Rapid City, SD, 57701

Make the money order payable to "Inmate Trust Fund,” and also include the inmate’s name, booking number, date of birth, sender's name and return address.

You can also bring the money order directly to the Pennington County Jail.

Money orders should be for less than $100.

Phone calls

Inmates at the Pennington County Jail can call collect or purchase phone cards for $10 or $20 through Commissary. Inmates can use phone cards to call cell phones. If inmates prefer to make collect calls, they can do so in any of the dayrooms during most times of time. Calls cannot exceed 20 minutes.

Inmates cannot receive incoming phone calls.


Setting up a visit with an inmate is a fairly easy process. You can visit either remotely via video or in person. Here are some FAQs about visitation. Visiting hours are from 07:30AM – 10:00PM Tuesdays through Saturdays, and it is encouraged to set up your visit in advance to make sure there are no issues with your visit.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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