Youth Challenge Center Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: November 24, 2021
12279 Brady Drive, Custer, SD, 57730

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Youth Challenge Center in Custer, SD is a medium-security detention center that houses youth inmates that 16 years of age and younger. Most of the youth that is housed in this facility have been convicted of crimes that come under the South Dakota state law that are serious in nature. Majority of the inmates in this facility are serving sentences that are more than 1 year. However, there is some youth that is held in this facility that is still awaiting trial. 

The Department of Education through local school districts funds the educational services at the Youth Challenge Center.

Youth will be photographed and fingerprinted if they are taken into custody for offenses that would constitute a felony if committed by an adult. A juvenile can only be fingerprinted as well as photographed if obtained by a juvenile court order from the judge if the juvenile is taken in for a misdemeanor offense. 

The South Dakota Department of Corrections is responsible for operating and managing the Youth Challenge Center as well as the youth that is housed within this facility. The Youth Challenge Center can house as many as 24 youth inmates at any given time. 

The reasons juveniles are typically detained are not limited to but include the following:

  • Acts of wrongdoing that could compromise the safety of a person or the general public.
  • Acts of wrongdoing involving a weapon.
  • Acts of wrongdoing involving sexual offense.
  • Circumstances which show that the juvenile is a significant flight risk and in need of protection.
  • Supposed acts that result in serious bodily injury or property damage/loss that is a felony.

The juveniles are required to shower daily, change clothing and bedding often as well as maintain their rooms in a neat and clean manner.

A typical day for the residents within the Youth Challenge Center includes hygiene, meals, school, structured physical and educational activities, as well as court appearance as scheduled. 

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Youth Challenge Center
12279 Brady Drive, Custer, SD, 57730

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Jail Name Youth Challenge Center
Jail Type State Prison
State South Dakota
County Custer County
Web Page website
Address 12279 Brady Drive, Custer, SD, 57730
City Custer
Zip 57730
Phone 605-673-2521


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