Yankton Minimum Unit Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: November 11, 2021
605-668-3355
178 Mickelson Drive, Yankton, SD, 57078

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The Yankton Minimum Unit is a detention center located in Yankton, South Dakota for minors, ages 10-18. This facility serves students in all 15 School Districts of Delaware County, along with numerous South Dakota School Districts outside the County and State.

The Yankton Minimum Unit provides secure custody to inmates, guaranteeing the court that youths will be available for court appearances. Presently there are 100 beds for Yankton Minimum Unit inmates, and this facility is usually at capacity. Mark Murray is the current Director of this facility.

Yankton Minimum Unit provides many programs for inmates. This facility provides an educational decision-making course taught by volunteer teachers with the goal of helping to reduce the risk of recidivism. The Chester Community Hospital Residency Program meets with all new admissions on a weekly basis and offers a comprehensive health education component. Resident doctors give presentations on a variety of topics including Alcohol/Danger of Drugs, Gun Violence, Hygiene, and Nutrition. The DCIU (Delaware County Intermediate Program) provides a full-time instructor who teaches a lesson plan based on social skills and decision making.

Inmates at Yankton Minimum Unit are encouraged to participate in the following educational activities:

  • Book Clubs
  • Contests: Poetry, stories, and art
  • Mentoring Program: academic tutoring, social skills, chess club, library
  • Career days, Health Day, Mental Health Day, Motivational speakers, partnerships with community agencies.

All residents of the Yankton Minimum Unit are eligible for, and receive, free breakfast and lunch through the National School Lunch Program. All meals are approved by a nutritionist. Inmates are also permitted to buy snacks from the commissary.

A typical day in Yankton Minimum Unit involves hygiene, meals, school, structured physical and educational activities, and court appearance as scheduled. The average length of stay in this detention center is approximately 60 days.

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Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Yankton Minimum Unit
178 Mickelson Drive, Yankton, SD, 57078

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Jail Name Yankton Minimum Unit
Jail Type State Prison
State South Dakota
County Yankton County
Web Page website
Address 178 Mickelson Drive, Yankton, SD, 57078
City Yankton
Zip 57078
Phone 605-668-3355

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