South Dakota DPS announces November sobriety checkpoint locations

October 31, 2023

PIERRE, S.D.–The South Dakota Department of Public Safety has announced plans for 13 sobriety checkpoints in 13 different counties during the month of November.

Checkpoints are scheduled for the counties of: Beadle, Brown, Butte, Clay, Codington, Day, Edmunds, Jackson, Lake, Lyman, Meade, Minnehaha, and Pennington.

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.