Minnehaha County, South Dakota
The Minnehaha County State's Attorney's Office actively and aggressively prosecutes sexual offenses as well as the abuse of children. If you have any questions regarding whether you have been a victim of a sexual offense, please do not hesitate to call the Sioux Falls Police Department (605) 367-7000 or the Minnehaha County State's Attorney's Office (605) 367-4226. We would be happy to answer any of your questions or concerns.
Under the South Dakota Codified Laws, Rape is defined as sexual penetration accomplished in any of the following manners:
The maximum punishment for rape varies depending on the facts of the rape. The maximum sentence for rape of a child under the age of ten is a life sentence, while other rapes are punishable by ten, fifteen, or twenty-five years in the South Dakota State Penitentiary.
Other sexual offenses frequently prosecuted by the State's Attorney's Office include Sexual Contact With A Child Under Sixteen, Possession of Child Pornography, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, and Failure to Register as a Convicted Sex Offender.
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Minnehaha County Commission Office
415 N. Dakota Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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