South Dakota state lawmakers were not informed by Governor Kristi Noem about her intentions to raise wages for Department of Public Safety staffers, but instead learned about it from Twitter. With the gubernatorial election less than three months away, some worry that the move was political.
At the request of legislators, the SD Department of Public Safety gave a public briefing explaining how they came to the conclusions they did in the investigation into Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, and what they believe happened the night he struck and killed Joe Boever.
according to the South Dakota Department of Corrections, Jeremiah Little, an inmate who was being transported to his community service Jobsite in Rapid City, got out of the transport vehicle and immediately left the area in another vehicle.
Authorities say a man was arrested for DUI after his vehicle struck a Sioux Falls Police car. It happened about 1:20 a.m. Friday. Police say an officer saw a vehicle driving the wrong way and turned on his lights.
Two more law enforcement officers expressed doubt with the account South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg has given of what happened in a September 2020 incident where he struck and killed Joe Boever outside of Highmore, South Dakota.
South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg tells state lawmakers that he has been unable to find funds to hire someone to coordinate tribal, state and local law enforcement agencies to investigate missing Indigenous people.
Capt. Jason Ketterling, a 21-year veteran of the South Dakota Highway Patrol has been selected as the Patrol’s newest assistant superintendent. His new duties on December 24, and will be in charge of administrative and special operations.