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Daugaard says SD studying why prison population so high

April 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) Gov. Dennis Daugaard says state officials are studying why South Dakota locks up offenders at a much higher rate than neighboring states do. Continue Reading

SD works to reduce repeat prisoner rate

November 1, 2011 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE South Dakota should be able to reach a goal of cutting in half the number of released prison inmates who get in trouble and are sent back to prison, the state’s top corrections official said Monday.
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