Miner County Jail, SD Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

605-772-4501
400 North Main Street & Park Avenue PO Box 366, Howard, SD, 57349-0366
Miner County Jail

Inmate Records Search

Find Arrest & Court records, Mugshots and Contact Info.

The Miner County Jail is located in Howard, South Dakota.

The Miner County Jail holds 2 different kinds of inmates, ones that are sentenced and ones that are waiting to be sentenced. The law enforcement agencies in and around the county that work closely with this facility are Immigration, Department of Corrections, Miner County Sheriff’s Office, and the US Marshals. 

Most of the inmates in the Miner County Jail reside in Miner County. This facility normally holds inmates that have no more than a 2-year sentence. 

How to Find Someone in Miner County Jail

The Miner County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Miner County Jail. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Miner County Sheriff's Department does

The Miner County Jail has its roster with their current arrests open to the general public by the Otter County Sheriff's Department. This database can be found on the Miner County Sheriff’s Department official website.

This database can be searched by the inmate’s name. You will see the following below when doing a successful inmate search:

  • Mugshots
  • Charges
  • Inmate's Full Name

You can contact the Miner County Jail at 605-772-4501 if you would like more information about an inmate.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Miner County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters from their family and friends in the mail. For safety reasons all letters get examined by the jail employees when they arrive. The letters will get passed out to the inmates after the jail employees check the letters.

There are a number of items you are not allowed to send when sending things along with your letters to the jail. Below is a list of items that are not allowed to be sent:

•    Gang Related Items
•    Glitter
•    Confetti
•    Ribbons
•    String
•    Plastic
•    Perfume
•    Polaroids
•    Music Cards
•    Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
•    Writing Paper
•    Envelopes
•    Pencils
•    Pens
•    Stamps
•    Metal
•    No photographs larger than 5x7”

Miner County Jail are allowed to get books, newspaper and magazines. The books, newspaper and magazines will need to be delivered straight from the bookstore or publisher to the jail. All books that are sent will need to be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed. If a used or hardcover book is sent it will be sent back to the sender.   

The Miner County Jail address for the inmates is listed below: 

Inmate's Full Name
400 North Main Street & Park Avenue PO Box 366, Howard, SD, 57349-0366

Sending Money

In order for inmates to make purchases, they will need funds in their account. Cashier’s check or money order can be sent directly to the Miner County Jail if you would like to fund an inmate's account. Make sure you make the money order or Cashier's Check payable to the inmate. 

Money orders or cashier’s checks can be dropped off at the jail or you can send them to the jail at the address listed below: 

Miner County Jail
400 North Main Street & Park Avenue PO Box 366, Howard, SD, 57349-0366

Make sure to write a return address on the envelope if you are going to send the money order or Cashier's check in the mail. Allow a few days for the money order to be deposited into the inmate's account.    

Phone calls

Miner County Jail inmates are not allowed to get phone calls from their family or friends. During phone time, inmates are allowed to call their family and friends. Inmates are allowed 15-minute calls. The call will be terminated when the 15 minutes is over. 

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are forbidden for the inmates to use. The call will be disconnected if an inmate is caught using any of these features. Disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate as well.  

Miner County Jail inmates are allowed to make collect calls only. Inmates are only able to call those who have a landline phone. Inmates will not be able to call those with cell phones. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all charges that are associated with the collect call. The Miner County Jail isn't accountable for any and all charges from the collect calls.

Email

Miner County Jail inmates do not have the internet available to them. Inmates do not have any electronic messaging systems available to them that they can use to communicate with family and friends. A written letter will need to be sent to the address above at the Miner County Jail if you would like to stay in touch with an inmate.    

Visiting Rules

Miner County Jail inmates are allowed to have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 will are allowed to visit, however, they will need to go with their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to go in the visitation area you will need to show either your driver’s license, state identification card, or your United States Passport.

Personal belongings are not allowed in the visitation area so make sure you leave all of your personal belongings in your vehicle.

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Miner County Jail
400 North Main Street & Park Avenue PO Box 366, Howard, SD, 57349-0366

Miner County Jail Information

Jail Name Miner County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 400 North Main Street & Park Avenue PO Box 366, Howard, SD, 57349-0366
Phone 605-772-4501
City Howard
Postal Code 57349-0366
State South Dakota
County Miner County
Jail Webpage website

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

How Often Can I Visit?

Miner County Jail inmates are allowed to have visitations during the above times. Inmates are allowed 30 minutes of visits.