SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION

All persons convicted of serious sex crimes, including federal, military, out-of-state convictions and certain adjudicated juveniles, must register if residing in South Dakota. Offenders have within three (3) business days of coming into any county to reside, temporarily domicile, attend school, attend postsecondary education classes or work. Registration shall be completed with the sheriff's office.

When an offender moves from an address, he/she has within three ( 3 ) business days to notify the sheriff's office of the change of address. If the offender fails to do so, he/she is in violation of the statute and could be charged with a Class 6 felony. 

SDCL 22-24B-2.1 Sex offender registry consists of three tiers. The sex offender registry shall consist of three tiers as provided for in SDCL 22-24B-19 to 22-24B-19.2, inclusive. Placement in Tier III requires registrants to register throughout their lifetime. Placement in Tier II requires registrants to register for a minimum of twenty-five years. Placement in Tier I requires registrants to register for a minimum of ten years.

Registration Contact Person:

Tristan Molitor

Deputy Sheriff / Chaplain

Phone:  605 783-3232 ext 303 

Email:  tristan-hcso@itctel.com

State's Sex Offender Website:

Contact Us

Hamlin County Courthouse - 300 4th Street; Hayti, South Dakota 57241
8:00AM - 5:00PM Central Time - Monday Through Friday.  Closed on Holidays.

Some Offices May Have Different Hours.  Please Check Their Page for Details.