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

Updated on: March 30, 2024
3100 East Highway 34, Pierre, SD, 57501

Hughes County Jail offender locator: Loc, Arrests, Bond, Information Recorded, Aliases, Aliases, Booking Date, Who's in jail, Case #, FileNo, Mugshots, Bookings, Inmate List, Release Date, Aliases, Booking Time.

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The Hughes County Jail is in Pierre, Hughes County, South Dakota and is a maximum-security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low-level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape, and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum-security state prison.

Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Hughes County Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.

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Hughes County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Hughes County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 3100 East Highway 34, Pierre, SD, 57501
Contact Numbers 605-773-7470
City Pierre
Postal Code 57501
State South Dakota
County Hughes County
Jail Webpage website

Hughes County Sheriffs Office

Sheriff Darin Johnson
Address 3200 South Dakota 34, Pierre, South Dakota, 57501
Phone 605-773-7470
Fax 605-773-7417

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

Public Records Online Search

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Inmate Search

Search this link to see the Hughes County Jail log. Here you will see a list of current inmates and their mugshots. When you click on the person you are looking for, you will see some of their basic information such as height/weight, eye color, age, address, and their charges.

Sending a Mail

When mailing a letter or postcard to an inmate, please address your mail as follows:

Inmate's first and last name
Hughes County Jail
3100 East Highway 34, Pierre, SD, 57501

All mail sent to an inmate at the Hughes County Jail must include the sender's name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard.

Failure to include your return address will most likely result in your mail NOT being delivered and your letter destroyed.

Sending Money

At Hughes County Jail, there are four choices for putting money on an inmate's account.

1. Dropping Money off at the Jail

Bring money to the jail in person.

Jail personnel will process the Inmate Account payment.

2. Deposit Inmate Money Online

Hughes County Jail and others often use a private company to process all online deposits to an inmate's account. The company charges you a small fee for doing so.

Click here to reach the online site for depositing funds. You will need to register an account, which is free to do and use a debit/credit card for the deposits.

3. Mail the Inmate Deposit to the Hughes County Jail

Mailing a deposit takes more time to process than the other methods but can be done if you live too far away to bring it in person and you don't have a debit/credit card for online deposits. Never send cash. Always send a Money Order from the US Post Office, a reputable bank or Western Union.

Make the Money Order out to the inmate's name and put their Inmate ID# in memo section of the Money Order.

4. Make an Inmate Deposit over the Phone

Most of the online companies will accept deposits over the phone with a debit or credit card. To do this you will need the inmate's offender # (inmate ID #) and full legal name.

Call the Hughes County Jail at 605-773-7470 to make a deposit over the phone.

Phone Calls

Hughes County Jail has contracted with CenturyLink to provide calling and account billing services to inmates. Recipients of these calls may include friends, relatives, and attorneys.

Called parties can establish and fund prepaid calling accounts by phone or internet. Called parties can make payments directly to an inmate's calling account or take advantage of a Prepaid Collect calling plan to accommodate calls to cell phones or accounts with credit issues.

Visiting Rules

Anyone who wants to visit an inmate in Hughes County Jail will set up an account using this link.

With our Visitation Scheduling service, you can choose the date and time for a visit, and get registered as an approved visitor—all in advance through our website.

Make sure you dress conservatively. The following is a list of some of the clothing deemed inappropriate:

  • Tank tops

  • skin tight or spandex clothing

  • shorts that are more than 3 inches above the knee

  • skirts

  • fishnet style clothing

  • clothing with offensive language/pictures

  • military style camouflage clothing

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
Holiday –


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Hughes County Prison Statistics

Hughes County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 2
Jail Population Held for State Jail 6
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 53
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Prison 51
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 1

Hughes County Jail Admissions By Race

White Jail Population 13
Native Jail Population 90
Black Jail Population 3
Asian Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 4

Hughes County Jail Admissions

Female Jail Population 17
Male Jail Population 93
Total Jail Population 120
Total Jail Admissions 2,802

Hughes County Pretrial Jail Population

Male Pretrial Jail Population 34
Female Pretrial Jail Population 10
Pretrial Jail Population 95

Hughes County, South Dakota Warrants, Arrests

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Hughes County Child Support Warrants

Hughes County Most Wanted
Pierre Police Department Website
Hughes County Pistol Permits & Gun Licenses
Hughes County Sheriff Jail Department Website

Hughes County Sex Offender Registry
Hughes County Sex Offender Registry

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