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Legal Statutes: South Dakota

UPDATED May 26, 2017

South Dakota Statutes

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Chapter 10 Protection From Domestic Abuse

back to top25-10-36 Arrest of criminal suspect when responding to domestic abuse call

If any law enforcement officer who is responding to a domestic abuse call has probable cause to believe that a crime has been committed, the law enforcement officer shall arrest the person who is suspected of committing the crime and make a complete report of any action taken. The officer shall indicate on the arrest report and the fingerprint document if the arrest is for a crime against a person in a relationship described in § 25-10-3.1.


SL 1989, ch 208, § 1; SL 2000, ch 111, § 1; SDCL § 23A-3-21; SL 2002, ch 19, § 1; SL 2014, ch 125, § 7.