Michael H. Leidholt has retired from his position as Secretary of South Dakota's Corrections Department

September 14, 2021: Michael H. Leidholt has retired from his position as Secretary of South Dakota's Corrections Department. Mr. Leidholt served for 43 years as a law enforcement specialist, including 24 years as Sheriff of Hughes County, SD, and is a past President of the South Dakota Sheriff's Association, the National Sheriff's Association, and the Dakota Territory Sheriff's Association. He has been under internal investigation due to complaints alleging low pay, nepotism in promotions, and sexual harassment at South Dakota State Penitentiary. Tim Reisch has been appointed as interim Secretary.


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