Yankton Sioux Tribal Sex Offender Registry
The Yankton Sioux Tribe passed the Sex Offender Registry and Notification Ordinance through a referendum vote on October 10, 2012.
This ordinance requires convicted offenders to register with the tribal SORNA program. Sex Offenders Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) is TITLE 1 of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act, 2006. This Federal Act is to ensure that States and Tribes are in compliance with registration and notification of convicted offenders.
The Tribal Registry Office is located at 108 E. Avenue S.E., Wagner, SD. The building is the former Wagner Veterinarian Office or Tribal Child Protection/Tribal Youth Building.
Registration will be held as needed.
Please bring current identification cards, vehicle information and residence verification.
An updated picture will be taken along with palm and finger prints, if one year has passed since last entered. DNA collection will be taken from any offenders who do not currently have DNA on file. This will be completed through a mouth swab.
An YST Tribal website has been established and all information will be entered after registration. The web address is http://yankton.nsopw.gov The information is also available on the South Dakota Sex Offenders Registry website, Charles-Mis County.
Offenders who are required to register are:
- Reside on tribal lands
- Employed on tribal lands
- Attend school on tribal lands
- Convicted of a sex crime by Yankton Sioux Tribal Court
Questions can be directed to 605-384-5712.