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State Administering Agencies

South Dakota SAA

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

Agency Head

Craig Price
Secretary
South Dakota Department of Public Safety
118 W. Capitol Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
605-773-3178 (telephone)
[email protected]

Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Contact

Kimberly Sturm
Internal Control/Grant Specialist
G.S. Mickelson Criminal Justice Center
1302 East Highway 14, Suite 5
Pierre, SD 57501
605-773-2914 (telephone)
[email protected]

Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Program

Brian Zeeb
Assistant Director
Office of the Attorney General
Division of Criminal Investigation
1302 East Highway 14, Suite 5
Pierre, SD 57501
605-773-3331 (telephone)
605-773-4629 (FAX)
[email protected]
https://atg.sd.gov/ouroffice/departments/dci/home.aspx

Jon Bierne
Program Contact
605-773-3673 (telephone)
605-773-5658 (FAX)
[email protected]

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

OJJDP State Program Manager

Keisha Kersey
State Program Manager (Primary)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
202-532-0124 (telephone)
[email protected]

Juvenile Justice Specialist

Bridget Coppersmith
Corrections Specialist/Juvenile Justice Specialist
Department of Corrections
3200 East Highway 34
Pierre, SD 57501
605-773-3478 (telephone)
605-773-3194 (FAX)
[email protected]

State Planning Agency

Kevin McLain
Director of Research and Grants
South Dakota Department of Corrections
3200 East Highway 34
Pierre, SD 57501
605-773-3478 (telephone)
[email protected]

State Advisory Group (SAG)

Beth O'Toole
Council of Juvenile Services Chair
3200 East Highway 34
Pierre, SD 57501
605-773-3478 (telephone)
Elisabeth.O'[email protected]

Compliance Monitor

Nicole Gednalske
Corrections Specialist
3200 East Highway 34
Pierre, SD 57501
605-773-3478 (telephone)
[email protected]

RED Coordinator

Nicole Gednalske
Corrections Specialist
3200 East Highway 34
Pierre, SD 57501
605-773-3478 (telephone)
[email protected]

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

OVC Victim Assistance for South Dakota

605-773-3656 (telephone)
https://dps.sd.gov/victims-services

OVC Victim Compensation for South Dakota

605-773-6317 (telephone)
https://dps.sd.gov/victims-services/crime-victims-compensation

Date Created: January 2, 2020