08, May 2013 - YanktonSD prison inmates help with roadside cleanupState prison inmates are helping the South Dakota Transportation Department with roadside cleanup projects across the state. State prison officials say inmates from the Yankton minimum-security unit began13, Apr 2013 - YanktonSuspect in South Dakota killing awaits psych evaluationYANKTON, S.D. (AP) - A man accused of assaulting and killing another man is waiting for a psychiatric evaluation before his case proceeds. Darwin Abel Jans, 57, has been charged with second-degree murder and aggravated assault in the death of Larry D. Goodman.12, Apr 2013 - YanktonSouth Dakota man charged with attempted murderYankton, South Dakota man is facing a charges after police say he fired a gun at his girlfriend.18, Apr 2012 - YanktonEscape attempt thwarted at Yankton prisonYANKTON, S.D. (AP) - Authorities say they quickly apprehended an inmate who tried to leave a minimum-security federal prison camp in southeast South Dakota.
Most correctional facilities in the United States are public; that is, they are wholely state run and controlled. Small, short term jails or 'lock-ups', are generally public, as are a majority of peni(...)