Sturgis, SD Meade County SD Jail View
The Meade County Sheriff's Office oversees three distinct divisions as well as several layers within those divisions. The three divisions are Law Enforcement, Corrections (Jail), and Communications (Dispatch). State law details the many duties of a sheriff, but utmost is the sheriff shall keep and preserve the peace within his county, and he is empowered to call to his aid such persons or power of his county as he may deem necessary. He must pursue and apprehend all felons; and must execute all writs, warrants, and other processes from an court or magistrate which shall be directed to him by legal authority..