South Dakota Federal Prisons | Federal Prisons in South Dakota

South Dakota houses one stand-alone federal prison camp. This South Dakota federal prison camp is overseen by the North Central Regional Office. In total, 343 male inmates are housed inside this federal prison in South Dakota.

South Dakota Federal Prisons by Security Level

Minimum-Security Federal Prisons in South Dakota

  • FPC Yankton (Yankton, SD)
South Dakota Federal Prisons | Federal Prisons in South Dakota

Federal Prisons in South Dakota

FPC Yankton

Federal Prison Camp Yankton is a minimum-security level federal prison located in Yankton, South Dakota. It is overseen by the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ North Central Regional Office. FPC Yankton is a Medical Care Level 1 prison, necessitating that inmates require only limited routine medical care. It houses 362 male inmates. The average sentence of inmates at this facility is 53 months. The facility is located within the District of South Dakota.

List of Federal Prisons in South Dakota

There is one federal prison camp in South Dakota. It is administered by the BOP’s North Central Regional Office. Click on the below link to see the facility’s detailed profile which includes inmate contact address, physical address, educational and psychological offerings, recreation programs, and more. You can also find the FPC Yankton Inmate Admission & Orientation Handbook, local visitation policies, the most recent Prison Rape Elimination Act report, and other local policies for this facility at the below link.

Yankton FPC

Federal Prison Camp Yankton, located on the former campus of Yankton College, is a minimum-security prison camp serving male federal inmates. It is situated 60 miles northwest of Sioux City, Iowa, and 85 miles southwest of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The facility was opened in 1988, and in 2009 was named one of Forbes‘ easiest federal prisons. The men who are housed at the prison camp are primarily nonviolent offenders, with sex offenders and those with extensive histories of violence and escape prohibited from placement at any minimum-security federal prison. Security restrictions and internal rules are relatively relaxed compared to higher-security federal prisons. Inmates live in dorm-style housing and may pursue academic and life enrichment goals designed to help them once they are released back into society. While incarcerated, inmates can earn their GED, participate in various Adult Continuing Education (ACE) classes, and participate in various vocational and apprenticeship programs. The facility also houses the nine-month Non-Residential Drug Abuse Treatment Program (RDAP), where eligible inmates may earn up to a year off their sentence for program completion. The Drug Education Class, Narcotics Anonymous, and Alcoholics Anonymous groups are also available to the inmate population.
 

Wikipedia Pages About Each Facility

For additional background information about each profiled facility, please click on the below links. These will take you to the respective prison’s Wikipedia page. Here, you can find additional background information about each facility, a list of notable inmates, and other information. Alternatively, you can click on the above links to be taken to our comprehensive and detailed profiles of each federal prison. Our federal prison profiles are carefully vetted by our expert prison consultants to ensure accuracy and timeliness. In these prison profiles, you can read detailed information about FPC Yankton, the facility’s culture, and offerings to current inmates.