Tag Archives: Minnehaha County Jail

Minnehaha County unveiled its new virtual courtroom

Posted September 15, 2020

Minnehaha County unveiled its new courtroom on Monday; a virtual one. When the county was building its new jail two years ago, it also designed a courtroom inside of it. As you’re about to see, it not only saves time for jail staff, but it’s also a lot safer for them. You are looking at […]

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Take a look inside the new Minnehaha County Jail

Posted August 7, 2020

The expansion of the Minnehaha County Jail is nearly complete, and county leaders are looking forward to what the improvements will mean for inmates, staff and the local criminal justice process overall.  The $48 million project came in about $1 million to 1.5 million under budget and ahead of schedule: a pleasant surprise for county leaders. That’s […]

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Minnehaha County Jail Video

Posted May 29, 2020

Hopefully this is the only time you see the inside of the Minnehaha County Jail! Henry Carlson Construction is wrapping up the addition to the jail in Sioux Falls and it will be open for new inmates this summer. Together with JE Dunn, Henry Carlson Construction built the the addition. Thank you to all of […]

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Take a look at the new addition to the Minnehaha County Jail

Posted July 23, 2019

It’s been a year of juggling.  Since the county’s corrections center caught fire last year and forced an unexpected influx of inmates over to the jail, staff have had to balance housing and transferring inmates, all while building a hefty addition to the jail.  Now, there’s some closure in sight.  Inmates will soon be able to occupy […]

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