South Dakota

The table below displays aggregate COVID-19 data for incarcerated people and staff in carceral facilities located in South Dakota. The State DOC Data Grade represents our assessment of the transparency and quality of those data reported by South Dakota's state department of corrections.

F

State DOC Data GradeView scorecard

Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons2,4866,710123271912,85834,704
Federal Prisons1122,2630000----
ICE Detention Centers----------------
State and Local Youth Facilities----------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons2123,02045700----
Federal Prisons----1--0------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Mike Durfee State Prison Springfield

State Adult Prisons

81751

South Dakota State Penitentiary

State Adult Prisons

54184

Jameson Prison Annex Sioux Falls

State Adult Prisons

25026

Rapid City Community Work Center

State Adult Prisons

22312

Yankton Community Work Center

State Adult Prisons

1909
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Map of South Dakota with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

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410

820

Spikes represent the cumulative cases in a facility for incarcerated people

Data Reporting & Quality Scorecard

Data Reporting & Quality GradeF

This scorecard assesses data reporting and quality for the state department of corrections in South Dakota. Read more about our scoring methodology and to see how this jurisdiction compares to other state and federal systems.

Scores assessed as of October 11, 2021.

Data reporting for incarcerated people
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    No

  • Regularly Updated

    Yes

  • Clearly Defined

    No

  • Contextualized Historically

    No

Prison and Jail Releases Related to COVID

We collect data on jurisdictions across the U.S. that have released people from adult prison and jail custody in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click a row to view full details.

FacilityPeople releasedRelease details
Map of South Dakota with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.
County with a release

Grassroots and Community Organizing Efforts Related to COVID

Our team collects data on grassroots and community organizing efforts by incarcerated people, their families, community-based organizations, nonprofits, and advocates aimed at influencing government agencies to protect the lives of people incarcerated in prisons, jails, and detention centers against the threats posed by COVID-19. Click a row to view full details.

Target facilityCountyDate of actionOrganizationType of effortInternal/ externalEffort concernsSource
Pierre Community Work CenterHughes3/24/2020People incarcerated at the Pierre Community Work CenterPrison BreakExternalAccelerated releases