South Central Alcohol Task Force

Welcome to the South Central Alcohol Task Force!

The South Central Alcohol Task Force is comprised of the Davison, Miner and Aurora County Sheriff's Office and the Mitchell Police Division.

Goal: Reduce Alcohol sales to minors through compliance checks of liquor license holders in the jurisdiction of the Task Force.

CAST Monthly Training Date:
There will not be a December CAST Class.
Classes will resume in January 2017 with the date yet to be determined.
Location: Mitchell Department of Public Safety
201 West 1st Avenue
Mitchell, SD 57301
Contact: 605-995-8400


Contact: Officer Dan Kopfmann with questions at 605-995-8400. He will return your call when on duty.

The City of Mitchell's Fire Marshal, Marius Laursen, will be an additional speaker and will discuss fire safety regarding fire extinguishers, capacity issues and general fire safety.

To register for email notifications or update your email address contact: Cindy Titze at 605-995-8400.

Certified Alcohol Seller Training (CAST) Class

The South Central Alcohol Task Force Offers a monthly Certified Seller Training (CAST) Class. The class is held in the training room at the south end of the Mitchell Department of Public Safety building at 201 W. 1st Avenue. (Please park in the City parking lot 1/2 block east of the building).

The classes will be offered free to individuals employed by establishments selling alcohol within the South Central Alcohol Task Force area which includes Aurora, Davison, Miner counties and the City of Mitchell.

This class is recommended for your employees who will be selling alcoholic beverages at your place of business who are at least 18 years old and has three main goals:

  1. Educating your employees on the laws of alcohol beverage sales.
  2. Ensuring that your employees follow these laws during every alcohol beverage sale.
  3. Dealing with customers who are trying to buy alcoholic beverages illegally.
CAST certification card questions are directed to Health Communications Inc. at www.gettips.com or 1-800-438-8477

Contacts for the South Central Alcohol Task Force:


  • Coordinator / CAST Trainer Officer Dan Kopfmann - Phone: 605-995-8400.
  • Certified CAST Trainer Officer Casey Tegethoff -Phone: 605-995-8400.
  • Alcohol Task Force Member Officer Mici Bolgrean - Phone: 605-995-8400.
  • Aurora County Sheriff David Fink - Phone: 605-942-7736
  • Davison County Sheriff Steve Brink - Phone: 605-995-8630
  • Miner County Sheriff Lanny Klinkhammer - Phone:605-772-4501