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05 16, 2022

SOUTH DAKOTA CONSUMER PROTECTION URGES CAUTION IN AFTERMATH OF SEVERE STORMS

The Office of the South Dakota Attorney General through its Consumer Protection Division is urging residents to be vigilant of transient contractor scams following the severe weather the state has encountered.

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05 04, 2022

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DIVISION OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION RELEASE RAPID CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING SUMMARY

The Office of the Attorney General and the Division of Criminal Investigation today released the summary into the shooting of Barney Leroy Peoples, Jr., 51, Rapid City, SD, on March 26, 2022, in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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05 03, 2022

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DIVISION OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION RELEASE SOUTH DAKOTA HIGHWAY PATROL OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING SUMMARY

The Office of the Attorney General and the Division of Criminal Investigation today released the summary into the shooting of Ryan John Waldner, 41, Spencer, SD, on March 19, 2022, in rural Hanson County, South Dakota. 

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02 25, 2022

DRUG DISTRIBUTORS AND JOHNSON & JOHNSON COMMIT TO $26 BILLION OPIOID SETTLEMENT

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today the final approval of the $26 billion opioid agreement with the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors – Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen – and Johnson & Johnson.

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02 22, 2022

APPLY NOW FOR THE HEROES WELLNESS GRANT

The office of the South Dakota Attorney General is currently accepting applications for the Heroes Wellness Grant. 

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02 16, 2022

ATTORNEY GENERAL, NATIVE HOPE, AND ST. JOSEPH’S INDIAN SCHOOL ANNOUNCE MAJOR MMIP FUNDING

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today that in cooperation with St. Joseph’s Indian School and Native Hope, Inc., a grant has been made to aid in the funding of the Office of Liaison for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons.

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01 19, 2022

SHERIFF KURT HALL RECOMMENDED BY ATTORNEY GENERAL TO BOARD OF PARDONS AND PAROLES

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today the recommendation of Sheriff Kurt Hall of Faulkton, S.D. to the Board of Pardons and Paroles.

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01 13, 2022

ATTORNEY GENERAL COMMENTS ON TODAY’S RULING FROM THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today that the United States Supreme Court has sustained the application for stays in the case of National Federation of Independent Business, et al v. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, et al, a case South Dakota brought as part of an 11 state coalition in early November of 2021.

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