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

Updated on: March 23, 2022
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605-347-2681
1400 Main Street, Sturgis, SD, 57785-1444

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Meade County Jail is a prison facility located at 1400 Main Street, Sturgis, SD, 57785-1444, serving Meade County and surrounding areas.

This article details Meade County Jail. Here you will find information on the jail, the inmates, how to make phone calls, send letters, and visitation rules and procedures.

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Meade County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Meade County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 1400 Main Street, Sturgis, SD, 57785-1444
Contact Numbers 605-347-2681
City Sturgis
Postal Code 57785-1444
State South Dakota
County Meade County
Jail Webpage website

Meade County Sheriffs Office / Meade County Jail

Sheriff Ron W. Merwin
Address 1400 Main Street, Sturgis, South Dakota, 57785
Phone 605-347-2681
Fax 605-347-6824

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Inmate Search

Use this link to search the jail roster, recent bookings, and current inmates. When you click on an inmate you will see the following information:

  • Their mugshot

  • Their full name

  • Their address

  • Their age

  • Their sex

  • Their booking date

  • Their arrest date

  • Their height/weight

  • Their eye color

  • Their hair color

  • 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
Meade County Jail
1400 Main Street, Sturgis, SD, 57785-1444

All mail sent to an inmate at the Meade 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.

Examples of prohibited items include:

Stamps and stickers.

Musical greeting cards.

Altered mail such as perfumed or lipstick covered.

Paper with any type of stains such as grease.

News clippings.

Crayon, felt tip or hand painted drawings.

Sending Money

The standard monthly limit an inmate can spend is between $300 and $400.

The Meade County Jail uses these services provided by TouchPay, with easy deposit options to fund an inmate account for Commissary.

1. Toll-Free Phone: 1-866-232-1899

2. Online: www.TouchPayDirect.com

3. TouchPay Kiosk: Located in the Meade County Jail lobby (Accepts Cash, Visa/MasterCard)

Funds are available within 24 hours and money can be deposited 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.?

Register Online: www.TouchPayDirect.com or with Customer Service to create a Payer User ID#.

The following information is required for online and phone payments:

  • Payer User ID#

  • Inmate Name

  • Inmate ID# (5 digit number the Inmate will provide to you)

  • Facility #

* There is a fee to use these services. Charges will appear on your credit card/checking statement as INMATE PAYMENT.

Phone Calls

The Meade County Jail uses the phone services provided by Combined Public Communications (CPC). There are two options. You can either direct pay or purchase a prepaid calling card.

1. Direct Pay

When using the direct pay option, you can call anytime to one number of your choice. You will sign up in the kiosk in the lobby of the jail, or you can call 605-347-2681.

2. Prepaid Calling Card

With the prepaid calling card option, you can call anytime to any phone number. You can sign up in the kiosk in the lobby of the jail, you can call 605-347-2681, or you can sign up here.

Visiting Rules

Call 605-347-2681 to schedule a visitation. All visitations are behind glass visits.

Each inmate is allowed one or two visits, ranging from 15 minutes to one hour in length each week. Inmates with special privileges are allowed additional visits.

Appointments for weekdays must be scheduled on the same day of the appointment. To schedule a visitation appointment that will meet on the weekend, please call the Friday before. Calls will not accepted before 7:30 am.

Inmates are allowed one visit per week.

Visitors must have a Photo I.D. unless under the age of 18.

Each inmate is allowed 2 adult visitors and up to 3 children (under 18 is considered a child)

Please be sure to be on time for your scheduled appointment.

Lewd behavior or inappropriate dress will not be permitted. You will be asked to leave and you will not be allowed to visit in the future.

Do not bring in anything. Soft drinks and snacks may be purchased in lobby.

Dress Code

The Meade County Jail staff will turn anyone away who is not dressed appropriately for a visit.

Wear clothes that are not revealing.

Don't wear see-through material.

Have all undergarments covered (males and females) and avoid a lot of cleavage.

Shorts and skirts should reach mid-thigh.

Sleeves should be at least half-way to your elbow.

Clothing promoting gang affiliation is prohibited.

Anything displaying drugs, weapons or profanity is prohibited.

Clothing depicting anything obscene is prohibited.

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
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Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Meade County Prison Statistics

Meade County Pretrial Jail Population

Male Pretrial Jail Population 28
Female Pretrial Jail Population -
Pretrial Jail Population 29

Meade County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 1,315
Total Jail Population 44
Male Jail Population 37
Female Jail Population 7

South Dakota Jail & Prison Phone Call Rates

Out of State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.08
In-State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.08

Meade County Jail Admissions By Race

Asian Jail Population -
Native Jail Population 5
White Jail Population 34
Latino Jail Population 3
Black Jail Population 1

Meade County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 14
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 1
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for State Prison -

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