Aurora Plains Academy Inmate Search, Mugshots and Prison Information

Aurora Plains Academy

Aurora Plains Academy inmate lookup: Bond Information, Release Date, Who's in jail, Detainer Information, Booking Date, Bookings, Mugshots, Inmate Roster, Booking Time, Arrests, Bond, Status, Liens and Judgments, Description.

Aurora Plains Academy is a state prison located in Plankinton, South Dakota. It is home to 66 inmates who are convicted for crimes which come under South Dakota state law. The prison is operated and maintained by South Dakota Department of Corrections.

We have given below important need to know information such as how to find someone at Aurora Plains Academy, how to send money, mail, care packages and visit an inmate.

Aurora Plains Academy - General Information

Facility Name: Aurora Plains Academy
Facility Type: State Prison
Address: 1400 County Road 10, Plankinton, SD, 57368-2033
Phone: 605-942-5437
Capacity: 66
Facility Type: Juvenile
City: Plankinton
Postal Code: 57368-2033
State: South Dakota
County: Aurora County
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If you are needing to find an inmate at Aurora Plains Academy, you will need to head on over to South Dakota’s Department of Correction website. You can look inmates up by their offender ID or their first and last name.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates are allowed to receive mail. The mailing address for the Aurora Plains Academy is:

Inmate Name, ID Number
​Aurora Plains Academy
1400 County Road 10, Plankinton, SD, 57368-2033

Sending Money

Inmates are available to receive money for their commissary, where they can purchase food, pens, paper, and other personal belongings. You can send it online using JPay. The fees are anywhere from $2.95-$9.95. It all depends on how much you are sending to the inmate.

Phone calls

There are two ways offenders can contact you while serving time in Aurora Plains Academy. They can either call collect, or through Global Tel Link (GTL).

All calls are limited to twenty minutes and are subjected to being monitored and recorded. There will be no call forwarding or three-way calling.
Inmates are only allowed to have 15 telephone numbers on their call list.

GTL will charge you a fee for each call, plus a rate per minute. You may be able to drastically reduce your inmate phone bill by setting up your account with a number local to the facility. Learn more about how you can save money on your inmate phone calls.


Inmates can have visitations if they remain in good standing. Visitation is on days below with a rotating schedule. You will need to call Aurora Plains Academy at 605-942-5437 for the current rotation.

Their visiting address is:

Aurora Plains Academy
1400 County Road 10, Plankinton, SD, 57368-2033

Visiting Hours

Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.


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