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State Prison Inmate Back In Custody
Joseph Standing Bear was apprehended in Rapid City earlier this week.


State Prison Inmate Back In Custody
Alvin Williams was apprehended in Sioux Falls earlier this morning.


State Prison Inmate Placed on Escape Status
Inmate Moses Dubray, age 32, left the Rapid City Community Work Center today without authorization.

State Prison Inmate Placed on Escape Status
Inmate Alvin Williams, age 42, left the Yankton Community Work Center this morning without authorization.

Brent Fluke Appointed Women’s Prison Warden
Bob Dooley, director of prison operations for the Department of Corrections, has appointed Brent Fluke as warden of the South Dakota Women’s Prison.


State Prison Inmate Dies
Joseph Olson, age 56, passed away Jan. 6 in a comfort care setting in the Jameson Annex to the State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls.


Community Service Inmate Placed on Escape Status
Joseph Standing Bear walked away from the community service employer this afternoon.


Work Release Inmate Back In Custody
Inmate David A. Bujarski was apprehended in Wall, SD on Nov. 26 by a Pennington County Sheriff’s Office deputy.


Work Release Inmate Placed on Escape Status
State prison inmate David Bujarski has been placed on escape status after failing to return from his work release job.


Department of Corrections Receives U.S. Department of Justice Grant
The South Dakota Department of Corrections has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to fund a program that will divert female offenders from Pennington County from prison.


State Prison Inmate Placed On Escape Status
A state prison inmate from the Rapid City Community Work Center has been placed on escape status after walking away from a community service work site. Inmate Kenneth Hermanson, age 38, left the work site in Rapid City this afternoon and failed to return to the Work Center.