Matthew Mallery came to Renville County Jail as a new arrestee in 2013, addicted to methamphetamine and homeless. Matthew is now a certified crane operator and framer with Pro Framing in Sioux Falls, one of South Dakota’s leading commercial
framers. He has been clean and sober for over five years.
Research shows Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) have profound impacts on the lives of adults.Since opening 10 years ago, the Renville County Jail has used a trauma-informed approach to corrections programming, including an in-house, licensed chemical dependency treatment program; anger management, parenting and cognitive behavioral programs; and daily GED classes with in-house testing.