Montana Criminal Records

Your Montana state guide to courts, police, jails, crime data, records, and more.


About Montana

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.



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
City
Phone
Billings Crime StoppersBillings(406) 245-6660
Five Valley Crime StoppersMissoula(406) 721-4444 & 406
Helena Area Crime StoppersHelena(406) 443-2000
Laurel Crime Stoppers, Inc.Laurel(406) 628-8424
Madison Valley Crime StoppersEnnis

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
Facility
City
35BROADWATER COUNTY JAILTownsend
441CASCADE COUNTY REGIONAL JAILGreat Falls
97FLATHEAD COUNTY DETENTION CENTERKalispell
60GALLATIN COUNTY DETENTION CENTERBozeman
54HILL COUNTY JAILHavre
36LAKE COUNTY JAILPolson
75LEWIS AND CLARK COUNTY JAILHelena
365MISSOULA COUNTY JAILMissoula
54RAVALLI COUNTY JAILHamilton
424YELLOWSTONE COUNTY DETENTION FACILITYBillings