Interstate compacts and cooperation with other states when people move to or from South Dakota with outstanding cases, sentences or court orders to complete.
Drug testing and screening, collection of DNA samples, and other tests.
Pre-sentence investigations, often called "PSI's," which summarize a defendant's life history, previous offenses if any, and the likelihood of re-offense or successful rehabilitation. In the juvenile arena, Social Case Studies are completed by Court Services Officer's which contain basically the same information as the PSI's. Second Circuit completes approximately 45 PSI's per month, and 10 Social Case Studies per month.
Alcohol monitoring, electronic home monitoring, restitution and payment tracking, and other monitoring and tracking services.
Juvenile diversion programs, alternative treatment programs, some possible computer monitoring and other compliance and assessment programs and techniques.
Second Circuit has 27 employees; a Chief Court Services Officer, Deputy Chief Court Services Officer, 20 Court Services officers, and 5 support staff. The Court Services office in Sioux Falls is located on the second floor of the Minnehaha County Courthouse. In Lincoln County, Court Services is located on the 2nd Floor of the Lincoln County Courthouse.