Tag Archives: Brookings County Detention Center

A look inside the brand new $17 million Brookings County Detention Center

Posted December 9, 2021

A ribbon cutting was held in Brookings Thursday for the county’s new addition to the detention center.  The new $17-million addition was phase one of a two-part project with renovation of the existing facility happening next. The new addition includes a new sallyport, booking station, kitchen, jail cell pods and rooms for recreation and programs. […]

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Jail cells moved in

Posted May 21, 2021

BROOKINGS – New jail cells were installed in the Brookings County Detention Center last week. The detention center is on track with its $15 million addition of a new cell system, new kitchen, and several additional offices and classrooms. The addition is set to be finished this fall.  “Things are going great. We’ve got all […]

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Crews continue progress on Brookings County Detention Center project

Posted March 4, 2021

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KELO) – A need for more space led to a renovation at the Brookings County Detention Center. Progress on the Brookings County Jail project is moving along as crews work to put up walls. “Currently we are on track with everything, we have walls coming in now, they’re pre-cast walls, and there’s actually […]

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Brookings county jail expansion on track to be done October 5th

Posted February 25, 2021

Brookings, S.D. (Dakota News Now) – The Brookings County Detention Center is about to reach a major milestone in its $15 million expansion project started back in September. Outer walls of the facility are expected to go up by March 12th. Staff members of the Brookings County Detention Center have been wanting an expansion for […]

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