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Updated on: March 28, 2024

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About Yellowstone County Detention Facility

The Yellowstone County Detention Facility is located in Billings, Montana. The facility is operated and managed by the Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Yellowstone County Detention Facility. 

At any given time, the Yellowstone County Detention Facility can hold as many as 174 inmates.

A majority of the inmates in the Yellowstone County Detention Facility reside in Yellowstone County. All inmates that are held in this facility have no more than a 2-year sentence. 

While being economical the mission of the Yellowstone County Detention Facility is to supply the inmates with all the resources they need. 

The jail operates in a way that surpasses national and state standards. 

This site is not owned or operated by any state government agency, read more.

Yellowstone County Detention Facility
Facility Name
Yellowstone County Detention Facility
Facility Type
County Jail
Address
3165 King Avenue East, Billings, MT, 59101
Phone
406-256-6881
Email
[email protected]
Capacity
174
Security Level
Medium
City
Billings
Postal Code
59101
State
Montana
Country
Yellowstone County
Official Website
Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Yellowstone County Sheriffs Office

Sheriff
Mike Linder
Address
219 North 26th Street, Billings, Montana, 59101
Phone
406-256-2929

Inmate Search

The Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Yellowstone County Detention Facility. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Department does.

The Yellowstone County Detention Facility has its jail roster with their current arrests open to the general public by the Yellowstone County Sheriffs Department. This database can be found on the Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Department official website.

The file of the Yellowstone County Detention Facility roster is a PDF. During normal business hours, It is updated frequently. The Yellowstone County Detention Facility roster is in alphabetical order. When doing a successful inmate search you will see the information about the inmates below:

  • Inmate Number
  • Charges
  • Inmate Name
  • Assigned Housing
  • Date of Birth
  • Sex
  • Race
  • Arrest Date
  • Mugshots

Sending a Mail

Family and friends are allowed to send written letters to Inmates in the Yellowstone County Detention Facility. For safety reasons all letters will be examined when they arrive by the jail employees. 

There are a lot of things you are not allowed to send to the jail with your letters.

  • Gang Related Items
  • Glitter
  • Ribbons
  • Confetti
  • Metal
  • Plastic
  • String
  • Stamps
  • Perfume
  • Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
  • Music Cards
  • Envelopes
  • Writing Paper
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Polaroids
  • No photographs larger than 5x7”

The Yellowstone County Detention Facility inmates can get books, newspapers and magazines sent to them. The books, newspapers and magazines will need to be sent straight from the bookstore or publisher to the jail. All books that are sent to the jail must be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed. If a used or hardcover book is sent to the jail, it will be sent back to the sender. 

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Sending Money

In order for inmates to use the phone or buy things from the commissary inmates in the Yellowstone County Detention Facility will need funds. There are several different ways to transfer funds to the inmates' account.

Online

First, you can go to the Access Corrections website, to transfer funds online. However, you will need to create an account. There is no fee for this service.

By Phone

You can call 406-256-6881 to deposit funds into an inmate's account by phone. However, there is a fee for this service.

Kiosk

There is a kiosk in the Yellowstone County Detention Facility lobby available between the hours of 7:30 am to 11 pm, daily.

Phone Calls

The Yellowstone County Detention Facility inmates are allowed to make collect calls. Inmates are only able to call those who have a landline. You will not be able to receive a collect call on a cell phone. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all fees that come from the collect call. Any fees that come from collect calls are not the Yellowstone County Detention Facility responsibility.

During phone time, inmates can call their friends and family. The inmates are allowed  15-minute calls. The call will be disconnected when the 15-minutes is over.

Visiting Rules

Yellowstone County Detention Facility inmates can have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 will are allowed to visit, but they will need to be with their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to visit you will have to show either your driver’s license, state identification card, or your United States Passport. 

Make sure you put all of your personal items in your car since no personal items are allowed in the visitation area.   

The Yellowstone County Detention Facility visits are video visits through Securus Technologies.  Inmates are not allowed contact visits in the Yellowstone County Detention Facility. 

The Yellowstone County Detention Facility visits are video visits through Securus Technologies. Inmates are not allowed contact visits. Visitations at the Yellowstone County Detention Facility are a privilege and not a right.

Yellowstone County Prison Statistics

Yellowstone County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 14
Jail Population Held for State Jail 13
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 34
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Prison 61
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 5

Yellowstone County Jail Admissions By Race

White Jail Population 250
Native Jail Population 94
Black Jail Population 23
Asian Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 35

Yellowstone County Jail Admissions

Female Jail Population 68
Male Jail Population 336
Total Jail Population 394
Total Jail Admissions 6,922

Yellowstone County Pretrial Jail Population

Male Pretrial Jail Population 213
Female Pretrial Jail Population 43
Pretrial Jail Population 358

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