South Dakota State Penitentiary, SD Prison Roster, Online Inmate Search

Updated on: June 20, 2022
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South Dakota State Penitentiary


1600 North Drive PO Box 5911, Sioux Falls, SD, 57117

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This facility in South Dakota houses almost 750 male inmates in a 68-acre compound. All custody levels reside at the South Dakota State Penitentiary: maximum, close, medium and minimum, as there are separate compounds depending on security required. There are accommodations as well for inmates with mental illness and others for those housed awaiting trial. South Dakota State Penitentiary is a large facility capable of accommodating many different needs.

South Dakota State Penitentiary — General Information

Facility Name South Dakota State Penitentiary
Facility Type State Prison
Authority South Dakota Department of Corrections
Capacity 750
Address 1600 North Drive PO Box 5911, Sioux Falls, SD, 57117
Phone 605-367-5051
City Sioux Falls
Postal Code 57117
State South Dakota
County Minnehaha County
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To locate inmates at the South Dakota State Penitentiary, call this number: 605-367-5051. Prepare to be asked the inmate’s full legal name and date of birth in order to help facilitate an inmate search.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Here are the basics of what you need to include when sending letters to inmates at the South Dakota State Penitentiary: the inmate’s last name and South Dakota DOC identification number and your sender’s name and complete return address. Without return information the mail will not be delivered.

Mail should be addressed like this:

Inmate name, Doc #

South Dakota State Penitentiary

1600 North Drive PO Box 5911, Sioux Falls, SD, 57117

Sending Money

You can send money to an inmate if you are approved to be on that inmate’s visiting list. You should reach out between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, to the visitor department 605-367-5051.

Once approved, you can put money in the inmate’s trust account through the online Inmate Trust Account Deposits service.

Phone calls

Inmates at the South Dakota State Penitentiary cannot receive phone calls but can make phone calls collect and or with a pre-paid phone account.

To receive a call from an inmate, you will need to accept the collect charges. If you have an account through Century Link’s billing agent (ICSolutions), you can be charged in real time instead of having the collect charges attached to your phone bill.

Inmates can make phone calls between 6 a.m. and 8:30 p.m.


After you approved as a visitor, you should set up an account. This will allow you to set up a visit either in person or via video. To set up an account, click here. You can also call 605-367-5051 if you need assistance in setting up an account.

Setting up an account is free of charge, as is scheduling a visit. You will be able to schedule visits up to 30 days in advance, and need to schedule at least 7 days in advance. You can reserve up to 2 hours for each visit.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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