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South Dakota State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

South Dakota ranks 19th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$454,360.50 paid in 2014.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 33-38%

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $1.20 $1.20 $1.20
Local $0.75 $0.75 $0.75

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 0.08/min 0.08/min 0.08/min
Local 0.05/min 0.05/min 0.05/min

Phone service providers


Rates current as of May 2017, except for kickback information, which is from FY2014.

Data current as of 2014-2015

Historical Data for South Dakota

Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data