State Prisons in montana

Clicking on any of the Montana facilities below will direct you to an information page with Inmate Search, Visitation, Mail, Phone, Email, Most Wanted and FAQ for families and friends.


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Montana Department of Corrections - Prisons & Inmate Search

Montana maintains their own state prison system; four state run facilities and eighteen contracted facilities which consist of every security level; maximum, medium, and minimum, as well as facilities that focus on assessment, treatment and prerelease facilities

The Montana Department of Corrections is where offenders are sent that have been convicted of felony crimes of murder, rape, assault, serious thefts and drug related offenses. These are offenses of at least one year, and all the way up to life imprisonment. Montana also has a death row with two murderers at any one time, waiting to be executed. There hasn't been an execution there for over 25 years.

Go here for full instructions on using the Montana Department of Corrections Inmate Search, as well as for the Bureau of Prisons inmates and ICE detainees

Juvenile offenders in Montana who have been convicted of serious crimes and sentenced to detention, or are awaiting their court dates are held in several county-run facilities, such as Cascade County, Missoula County and Yellowstone County.

To search for an inmate or juvenile offender, or learn how to communicate with an inmate in the Montana Department of Corrections, start by choosing from the list of facilities below.

Each prison you click on below will provide specific, detailed information about the facility's: 

  • inmate search,
  • location,
  • contact information,
  • directions,
  • inmate visitation,
  • mail,
  • phone accounts,
  • money accounts,
  • commissary,
  • texting and emailing where available, and
  • inmate tablet rental where available.