Inmate Visitation Information:
Visitation will be offered Monday-Sunday between the hours of 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 7: 00 PM to 9:00 PM. We will no longer be having visitation Mon. Wed. or Fri. evenings.
Each inmate is allowed one 20 minute visit daily. Visitation will be terminated automatically at the end of allotted time. You will be given a notice that the visit is about to end.
You will be required to sign into the visitation log and show a photo ID to the Officer at each visit.
All visits are digitally recorded.
Any inappropriate Conduct or Action will not be tolerated and may result in your loss of further visitation privileges at this facility.
Only two persons allowed at a visitation station per inmate during a visit you may switch off with another party during this time.
Children must be supervised at all times. You may be asked to leave if your child is disruptive to any other visitors or disruptive to our facility.
Visitors may not drop off any items for the staff to deliver to the inmates i.e. photos, cards, letters and mail, books or clothing.
You may only visit one inmate per day.
The Yankton County Jail utilizes the Reliance Phone System for inmate communications. If you wish to purchase a phone card for an inmate, this can be done on-line at www.reliancetelephone.com
Messages for inmates can be left at (605)665-0440 and follow the instructions given. Staff will not relay messages to inmates.
A commissary is available to all inmates who have money in their jail account. Money can be deposited for the inmate at the Kiosk located in the jail lobby or by mailing a money order to the jail.
Inmates may receive books mailed directly to them from the publisher or retail outlet only. Inmates are not allowed any type of magazines or newspapers from any source. All incoming and outgoing mail is screened for content; anything found to inappropriate will be returned to sender or placed in the inmate's property.
A $200.00 deposit and completed set of work release papers is required prior to the 1st day of work. Inmates are not allowed to work on Sunday and Holidays. Inmates may hold only one job while incarcerated. Inmates are not allowed to work out of Yankton County or out of state without prior approval. The jail does not have the facility for the laundering of inmate work clothing. The Sheriff of Yankton County has the final say if you are allowed into the work release program.