Pennington County Warrants and Arrest Records Search

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Finding warrants and arrest records in Pennington County, South Dakota!

Whether it’s a warrant search or an arrest inquiry for Pennington County, SD, it can be handled online. In fact, both the local police and the state judiciary offer facilities to access criminal records. You can place a request for subject-wise arrest records and find the arrest log for the county through these paid and for-free services. Continue reading to know how you can access this data…

How do you find details on recent arrests in Pennington County?

The website of the local sheriff’s department is a veritable treasure trove of data when it comes to criminal records. The agency offers information on the current inmates in the Pennington County jail at

You can initiate a name-based arrest inquiry on this webpage or scroll through data on all arrests in Pennington County. The information is updated every 15 minutes and the data against each entry in the arrest log includes the full name of the detainee, inmate number, race, gender, age, booking date, docket number, bond type and amount, description of charges, the name of the agency for which the accused is being held and the court hearing date. Unfortunately, at this time, they are not offering the arrest mugshots.

What can you do to get information on Pennington County arrest warrants?

The warrant list is available at Once again, you will be able to launch a warrant check by using the name of an accused if you want subject-specific data. Also, this tool allows you to scour through the entire warrant database of the local law enforcement agency. The webpage has information such as:

  • The full name of the person to be arrested.
  • His/her address.
  • Date of birth.
  • Charges against this person.

Information on over 4000 outstanding warrants is available through this facility and it is updated every day. If you have any questions about the warrants listed on the webpage, you can get in touch with the Sheriff’s Office on 605-394-6117 or you can write to them at [email protected].

What agency offers jail records for Pennington County?

Before you initiate the inquiry for these criminal information, you should know that the term “jail records” in this case refers to details on convicts serving their sentence in state penitentiaries, and not to under-trials.

However, with jail records, you can find details on both current inmates as well as those who have been granted conditional release recently. This tool provides a name based search facility, and it comes courtesy of the South Dakota Department of Corrections. It is available at

Who can help you with an over-the-phone warrant search and arrests inquiry in Pennington County? (2021- Update) 

  • To request an arrest report or the police report of an incident/accident, call 605-394-6113.
  • For information on recent arrests, call 605-394-6116.
  • For details on victim’s advocacy and services, call 605-394-2191.
  • For inquiries about court dates, active warrants and judicial records, call 605-394-2688.

Crime statistics of Pennington County

Almost 474 criminal complaints were filed by the Pennington Sheriff’s Department in 2019, compared to the 543 crimes reported in 2018. The figure included 352 property offenses and 122 crimes against people. The following crimes were reported:

  • 235 larceny-thefts
  • 76 burglaries
  • 41 motor vehicle thefts
  • 63 aggravated assaults
  • 57 rapes, and
  • 2 robberies

Crime stats for Pennington, SD

An estimated 7000 criminal complaints are filed with the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office each year. However, only 5200 arrests are made against these complaints. Overall, both the property and violent crime rates for the area are higher than those of most other counties in South Dakota.

 Drug violations result in the maximum number of arrests in Pennington. However, in recent years there has been an increase in the rates of sexual assaults in the area. At the same time, there was a drop in the incident reports of robberies and thefts.