Montana Criminal Records
Your Montana state guide to courts, police, jails, crime data, records, and more.
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With 990,785 residents as of 2012, Montana is number 45 in the country by population and number 4 by land size, occupying 145,546 square miles.
Montana Criminal Records Search
You can feel confident and secure when conducting a criminal records search . The results may include court records, business records, arrest records and more. We have a vast nationwide database - the records you search for may include Montana state and county records and any other geographic location the person has lived or worked.
Montana Violent Crime Rate
There were 1,390 violent crimes in Montana during 2012. The Montana violent crime rate of 140.29 (per 100,000 residents) was lower than the national average of 245.87. Violent crime is defined as a crime in which the offender uses or threatens to use violent force upon the victim.
Montana Robbery Rate
In 2012, there were 161 robberies in Montana. The Montana robbery rate of 16.25 (per 100,000 residents) was lower than the national average of 79.66. Robbery is defined as taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear.
People can help solve crimes anonymously by providing information and assistance to authorities through the use of Crime Stoppers programs. This allows people to stay out of the direct investigative process, which can be a deterrent to participation. We show the Crime Stoppers programs in the state of Montana, alphabetically.
Crime Stopper Office
|Billings Crime Stoppers||Billings||(406) 245-6660|
|Five Valley Crime Stoppers||Missoula||(406) 721-4444 & 406|
|Helena Area Crime Stoppers||Helena||(406) 443-2000|
|Laurel Crime Stoppers, Inc.||Laurel||(406) 628-8424|
|Madison Valley Crime Stoppers||Ennis|
Jails, unlike federally- or state-run prisons, are operated locally, by cities and counties. These are short term facilities, and hold misdemeanants sentenced to terms of one year or less, or inmates awaiting trial on the local level. Our data shows that the 10 jails below are the largest, by average inmate population, in Montana.
Average Inmate Population
|35||BROADWATER COUNTY JAIL||Townsend|
|441||CASCADE COUNTY REGIONAL JAIL||Great Falls|
|97||FLATHEAD COUNTY DETENTION CENTER||Kalispell|
|60||GALLATIN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER||Bozeman|
|54||HILL COUNTY JAIL||Havre|
|36||LAKE COUNTY JAIL||Polson|
|75||LEWIS AND CLARK COUNTY JAIL||Helena|
|365||MISSOULA COUNTY JAIL||Missoula|
|54||RAVALLI COUNTY JAIL||Hamilton|
|424||YELLOWSTONE COUNTY DETENTION FACILITY||Billings|