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Solem Public Safety Center
The officers and employees of the Pierre Police Department welcome you to their web site. The officers and employees of the Pierre Police Department are proud of the services they provide and strive to make our community as friendly and safe for all that live and visit here.

The City of Pierre has a population of approximately 13,646 and encompasses approximately 13 square miles of streets and roads. The Pierre Police Department provides protection to the City of Pierre, its residents and visitors 24 hours a day, 365 days a year with an annual budget of approximately two (2) million dollars. The Pierre Police Department is located in the Solem Public Safety Center as you enter the city from the east on Highway 34. As you can see from the attached picture, you are greeted with flowers and a decorative retaining wall upon entering the complex.

Pierre not only serves as the county seat for Hughes County, it also serves as the capitol city for the State of South Dakota. The legislative session brings into our community 70 members from the House of Representatives and 36 Senators, plus approximately 30 part-time session employees.

We hope you find our web site to be informative as well as helpful whether you're in need of police services or just need to know some information. We invite you to explore our web site often. The police department will endeavor to keep you informed of the things that you need to know and how we can make Pierre one of the best places to live, work, play, visit and to raise a family.

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