Custer County Jail, SD Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: February 20, 2022
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31 South 5th Street, Custer, SD, 57730-1926

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The Custer County Jail is a correctional facility located in Custer, South Dakota.

Custer County Jail houses adults in custody for Custer County who have qualified for specific housing classifications, as well as state and federal inmates being held as part of a cooperative regional transportation program.

According to the jail’s webpage, the Corrections Division is committed to providing effective detention, rehabilitation, and transition services to adults in custody.

Staff provides inmate assessments, classification services, mental health, and addiction treatment programs, laundry services, commissary, transportation to and from court or other facilities, and release transition assistance.

The Custer County Sheriff’s Office is focused on looking for efficiencies and improving outcomes for the betterment of the adults in custody to shorten jail stays and reduce recidivism.

The following is the address for Custer County Jail:

31 South 5th Street, Custer, SD, 57730-1926


Custer County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Custer County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 31 South 5th Street, Custer, SD, 57730-1926
Contact Numbers 605-673-8146
City Custer
Postal Code 57730-1926
State South Dakota
County Custer County
Jail Webpage website

Custer County Sheriffs Department

Sheriff Marty Mechaley
Address 420 Mount Rushmore Road, Custer, South Dakota, 57730
Phone 605-673-8146

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

If someone you know is serving time in Custer County Jail, search this link. Here you will find the Custer County Jail roster. When you click on an inmate’s name, you will see the following information:

  • Their mugshot

  • Their full name

  • Their age

  • Their height/weight

  • Their charges

Sending a Mail

You may send mail, addressed to the inmate, via the US Postal Service to the Custer County Jail facility:

First and last name SWIS #XXXXXX

31 South 5th Street, Custer, SD, 57730-1926

All incoming mail, books, and magazines will be opened and inspected. Inmate mail will not be held for more than twenty-four (24) hours, excluding weekends and holidays.

You can send the following to an inmate:

  • Personal Mail

  • Legal Mail

  • Books

  • Magazines

An inmate won’t receive anything other than a letter, postcard or greeting card.

Sending Money

All money deposits are made through TouchPay. Deposits can be made online at or over the telephone at 1-866-232-1899, or at one of the kiosks located in the lobby at the Custer County Jail, or the downtown courthouse.

You will need the inmate's SWIS ID number, and the Custer County pay location code.

Phone Calls

Inmates at Custer County Jail have access to a listing of free calls to public defenders, official agencies, parole and probation officers and certain private attorneys in each housing area. Calls made to any of these numbers are free of charge.

Each call is automatically charged at the designated rate per call to the phone number, which accepts the collect call.

Each personal call is programmed to last no more than fifteen minutes.

To set up a phone account, call 605-673-8146.

Visiting Rules

If you want to visit an inmate in Custer County Jail, the inmate must put you on their visiting list prior to your visit.

You will need to contact the inmate you wish to visit to find out these details so you know when you can visit.

Visiting is on a first come, first served basis. You should plan on arriving at least thirty to sixty minutes prior to the visiting session you plan to attend. The popular times for visiting are the earlier evening sessions.

At Custer County Jail, you may experience a line of people waiting to sign up for visits. An inmate may have a maximum of 3 social visitors per visit, including children. An inmate has only two visit periods per week (from Sunday to Saturday).

Each visit has a maximum length of thirty minutes. Visiting is subject to space availability.

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
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


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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