Pennington County Jail

Pennington County Jail, SD Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: November 8, 2022
South Dakota
Rapid City
Postal Code
Pennington County
Phone Number
307 St. Joseph Street, Rapid City, SD, 57701

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The Pennington County Jail serves all of Pennington County, South Dakota.

The Pennington County Jail is not like many other county facilities throughout the United States.

The Pennington County Jail is a smaller facility. The Pennington County Jail can only house up to 587 female and male offenders. The Pennington County Jail on a typical day will average about 587 inmates.

The Pennington County Jail is classified as a medium-security county facility. The Pennington County Jail will only house those adults who are over the age of 18.

Pennington County Sheriffs Office

300 Kansas City Street, Rapid, South Dakota, 57701

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

The Pennington County Jail approves the following items to be sent to inmates:

  • Letters

  • New Paperback books

  • Magazines

  • Photos

  • Newspapers

All items will need to have the inmate’s information on them and be mailed by USPS.

Sending Money

You are only allowed to mail an inmate a money order by using USPS. No cash.

Phone calls

If you do not have a mobile line and would like to receive calls from the inmates in the Pennington County Jail, you will be happy to know they don’t just do collect calls anymore. They also use Paytel.

Paytel is a third-party service that contracts with the Pennington County Jail. You can choose a plan you would like when you create your account.

Keep in the back of your mind that if there is no money in the phone account, the inmate will not be able to call you using the Paytel service. They will have to call you collect.


Visitation is held on Thursdays at the Pennington County Jail.

Visitation will be held during two set times on Thursday. The first time being 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. The second time being 7 pm to 9 pm.

You should note that the inmates in the Pennington County Jail will only be allowed to have one visit every week.

Everyone in your party will need to have a photo identification card prior to being allowed in the visitation area. If you are bringing someone under the age of 18, they will need to be brought with their legal guardian and stay with the party the entire time.

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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