DPS announces February sobriety checkpoint locations

January 30, 2023

PIERRE, S.D.–South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety has announced that 18 sobriety checkpoints will be held during the month of February.

Checkpoints are scheduled for 15 counties: Beadle, Brookings, Brown, Clay, Codington, Douglas, Fall River, Jackson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Lyman, Minnehaha, Pennington, Roberts, and Walworth.

The monthly checkpoints are designed to encourage people to not drink and drive. The checkpoints are funded by the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety and conducted by the South

Dakota Highway Patrol with the help of local law enforcement.