Pennington County Inmate Search

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Pennington County, SD Jail Inmate Search

PENNINGTON COUNTY is located in South Dakota with an average daily population of 601. The county has approximately 619 confined in facilities with 457 male and 162 female prisoners. That means that 74% of the confined population are male, and 26% are female.









(Average Daily Population)

How Does Pennington County Inmate Search Work?

Inmate records for Pennington County are freely accessible. All detention facilities in Pennington County are governed by the Freedom of Information Act which provides publicly available information about inmates in the county.

Pennington County Parole and Probation

Pennington County Parole

If a prisoner has adhered to the regulations while serving their term, they may be granted parole and be released early. Who is granted parole and who is not is decided by a parole board. You may learn a lot about a parolee by looking through the Pennington County parole records. There may be information regarding their sentence and offences in the Pennington County parole files. You could also get to look through information regarding their detention location and parole conditions.

Pennington County Probation

You should also be able to access Pennington County probation records, which list men and women who were placed on probation rather than being imprisoned, in addition to those parolees who have already been freed. There are regulations that come with being on probation. In addition to adhering to other conditions, probationers are required to meet their probation officer once per week. Typically, Pennington County criminal records will list the inmate's offences, probationary term, and the specifics of the justice department that sentenced them. You may also be able to view photographs, fingerprints, the probationer's physical characteristics, and other information in addition to these facts.

Pennington County Booking

When researching statistics on whether or not a stranger has been arrested, Pennington County bookings can help. A perpetrator's Pennington County booking record is basically created when an officer arrests them, fills out the necessary papers, and places them in an imprisonment cell. It could also contain information such as fingerprints, photographs, physical characteristics, their name and address, the officer in charge, the specifics of the crime, the scene, and any trucks that were involved. The general public can access the copies of a person's Pennington County booking records without requiring any kind of authorization.

Pennington County Confined Population Statistics

In the past 6 years, the confined population in PENNINGTON COUNTY has increased by 12.14% from 552 each year to 619 inmates. Men are still confined about 457 per 100,000 U.S. residents annually in PENNINGTON COUNTY, despite the fact that women are the group confined at the fastest rate of growth.

Inmate Population in Pennington County, SD

PENNINGTON COUNTY has only 619 of the 654 inmates are actually put in jail; the other 35 are under supervision; they are not currently confined.

Pennington County Jail Inmate Population, Jail Pretrial Population and Confined Population, for 2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Population 588 630 730 n/a 587 654
Confined Population 552 585 656 n/a 497 619
Non Confined Population 36 45 74 n/a 90 35

Pennington County Confined Population by Gender

In PENNINGTON COUNTY, there are 457 confined male inmates for every 100,000 male U.S. residents, and 162 confined female inmates for every 100,000 female U.S. citizens. The confined population of male prisoners increased by 5.79% between 2016 and 2021, while the confined population of female increased by 35.00%.

Pennington County Female Confined Population for
2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adult Females 120 125 145 174 117 162
Females Under 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
Female ADP 121 131 160 n/a 145 161

Pennington County Male Confined Population for
2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adult Males 432 460 511 469 380 457
Males Under 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
Male ADP 416 456 484 n/a 446 440

Breaking Down Pennington County Inmates By Race

In PENNINGTON COUNTY, the average confined population for White inmates is 199 per 100,000 white citizens, which is 165.14% higher than the confined population for Black or African American inmates. The number of Black or African American inmates who were confined went from 15 to 19 for every 100,000 black population of the United States between 2016 and 2021. The average Hispanic or Latino confined population in PENNINGTON COUNTY is 20 per 100,000 Hispanic Americans, while the average Asian confined population is 2 per 100,000 Asian Americans, accounting American Indian/Alaska Natives for just 379 residents of the county's confined population.

Pennington County Confined Population by Race, for 2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
White Inmates - Confined 192 194 221 n/a 160 199
Black or African American Inmates - Confined 15 15 21 n/a 23 19
Hispanic or Latino Inmates - Confined 30 24 33 n/a 23 20
American Indian/Alaska Natives Inmates - Confined 312 351 379 n/a 291 379
Asian Inmates - Confined 3 1 2 n/a 0 2
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Inmates - Confined 0 0 0 n/a 0 0
Two or more Races Inmates - Confined 0 0 0 n/a 0 0
Not Known (Race) Inmates - Confined 0 0 0 n/a 0 0

Pennington County Prisons and Jails

Federal Jails

Rapid City Jail

Address: 300 Kansas City St., Rapid City, SD, 57701

Phone: 605-394-4131

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Pennington County Jail

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

Phone: 605-394-6116

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