List Of Prison Facilities in Montana

Below is a complete list of prison facilities in Montana. The state of Montana has 145 prison facilities. The list includes local jails, federal prisons, and private facilities. Browse the whole list of prisons from the below table.



362 / 100K
Imprisonment Rate

Montana has a staggering imprisonment rate of 362 per 100,000 people. A total of 6,437 people are currently incarcerated in Montana. 9,524 other convicts are on probation and 1,683 are on parole. View recent arrests in Montana.

Search any prison in Montana using the below form. Just insert the prison name and we will show you search results matching your query.

Montana Prison and Jail System

Montana has 67 correctional facilities under the Department Of Correction. Montana also has 6 regional facilities in cities and councils where convicts are housed pre-trial. State also has 2 reentry facilities for housing inmates post-prison. 68 other facilities in the state are being used as administrative offices.

How to Search for Inmates in Montana

Montana Department of Justice allows you to search for inmates using their public tool. Perform a search by using the person's name, Inmate number, and Inmate ID. The search tool also allows filters like gender, race, age, etc.

Inmate search results show many pieces of information like matching inmate's name, gender, arrest records, crime date, release date, incarceration status, etc.

Prison Population In Montana By Incarceration Status

Incarceration Status Population
Probation 9,524
Parole 1,683
Life Sentence 164
Total Incarcerated 6,437

Prison Population By Gender

Gender Population
Male 3,457
Female 470

How To Use The Montana Prison Locator!

Searching for prisons in Montana has never been easier, we have 145 prisons in Montana. Using the search box above you can just type in any prison name or location of the facility we will find the right matches. Or you can use the classic way of browsing through the list of prisons from the below table. Using the table you can easily browse all the prisons in Montana. Once you find the prison facility you are looking for, visit the prison page to find information like:

  • Visiting hours
  • Visitation Rules
  • Phone number
  • Email id of the prison warden
  • Facility Address
  • Driving map
  • Prison Inmate Locator

How To Contact, Visit and Send Money To an Inmate In Montana

You can visit an Inmate in Montana only if you are on their visiting list. Only one visitation is allowed per week. Follow proper rules and regulations for a smooth visiting experience. Below mentioned are a few of them:

  • Wear appropriate clothes for the occasion
  • Bring your ID Card
  • Don't be late for your visit
  • Have a prior appointment booked
  • Respect the prison guards

To know more about visitation you can read our ultimate visitation guide.

Montana DOC allows family, relatives, and friends to send money to an inmate. Below are the steps you can follow to send money to an inmates trust fund or commissary account:

To send money to an inmate in Montana, you must be approved on the inmate's visiting list. The attorney of the inmate can also send money.

  1. Use online portal of MT Government
  2. Cashier's cheque: you can also send payment through cashier's cheque. It must be made payable to the Montana Department of Corrections. Mention the sender's name/address, inmate's name and ID in the check.

Contact An Inmate in Montana by using any of the following methods:

  • Mail an inmate using USPS, and send it to the inmate by mentioning the Inmate ID, And Inmate Name with the prison facility's address.
  • Contact via telephone using the phone number mentioned on the prison page. For first-time telephone, setup read our phone account setup guide.

Type Of Prisons In Montana

145 Facilities in Montana are of different Type and Security level. Below is the distribution of prisons according to the facility type and security levels.

Complete List Of Federal Prisons & Jails In Montana

This is full list of prisons in Montana. List has been limited to 20 results per page for better browsing experience. Navigate through each page to view whole list of facilities.

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Counties in Montana