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Frequently asked questions:


  • The Park County Detention Center provides fingerprinting to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2PM to 4PM. Please make sure to bring a valid photo ID, no weapons (i.e. knives, firearms, pepper spray, etc.), and $15 exact change (We are unable to make change and cannot accept extra money) or a check made out to the Park County Sheriff’s Office.
  • We will only be accepting 7 people on Tuesday and Thursdays for fingerprints. When you come in for fingerprints pick up the phone labeled jail to be put on the list. You can also call 406-222-4178 to be placed on the list for that day or to check if we are still have available appointments for that day. We will only accept phone calls for appointments on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for fingerprints that afternoon.
  • If you have been supplied cards to be printed on. Please do not write any information on those cards, because we will be entering your information into the computer, and it will print the information on the cards.

Inmate Visitation:

  • Inmate visitation is Thursdays from 6PM to 10 PM and Sundays from 1PM to 5PM. Visits are first come first served.  Reservations are not allowed and check in begins no earlier than 10 minutes prior to the start of visitation.  Visits are limited to 15 minutes each. A photo ID is required by each visitor and you must be at least 18 years old or accompanied by an adult. Visits are done digitally and direct contact is not allowed.
  • Inmates are not allowed visitors until they have made their initial appearance in front of a Judge.

Inmates Bond:

  • Bond is the amount the judge sets to guarantee an individual goes to court as required. If you would like to help your family/friend post bond, you can bring in cash (exact change), certified check, or work with a bond company. Bond companies are listed in the phone book, online, or business cards are in the Law Enforcement hallway.
  • If the bond is more than $10,000 and you are posting it with cash, it must be posted with the courts during normal business hours.
  • If you are writing a personal check and the bond is more than $2,500, it must be posted with the courts during normal business hours.
  • If you are posting a bond outside of regular business hours, the jail will process bonds for Justice Court and District Court. If the bond is for Livingston City Court, the bond must be posted through the Livingston City Dispatch.


What we do:

The Park County Detention Center is an adult holding facility for sentenced and pre-trial inmates. The Detention Center is operated under the authority of the Sheriff and as directed by Montana State law The Park County Detention Center routinely houses inmates for the Park County Sheriff’s Office, Livingston Police Department, Sweet Grass County Sheriff’s Office, Montana Highway Patrol, Montana FWP and the Montana Department of Corrections.  The Detention Center may, on occasion, house inmates for agencies other than those listed if space allows.


Where we are:

We are located in the City/County Complex in Livingston, MT. Use the Law Enforcement entrance in the rear of the building.  Pick up the phone located on the right side of the hallway past the stairwell labeled “JAIL” on the handset.  If you want to write someone who is incarcerated please note that any mail without a name or return address will not be accepted. NO PACKAGES ARE ALLOWED. Letters to inmates must be sent by mail and should be addressed as follows:

(Inmates Full Name)

C/O Park County Detention Center

414 E. Callender

Livingston, MT 59047


Helping Incarcerated Inmates:

If you would like to add funds to an inmates account you have two options. You can use the kiosk located in the Law Enforcement hallway or by going online to, select our facility and look up the individual you wish to deposit funds for. If you are having problems with the site or transactions please call 1-800-284-1990.

Personal Items-   We are not able to accept any items for inmates other than medications, medical equipment, eyeglasses, or contact lenses.

Transporting or moving inmates- If your friend/family is to be transported to another county or state, we are unable to discuss any information for safety and security reasons. Thank you for your understanding.


Information contained on the website may change without notice due to changes in the law, emergencies, and necessary changes to Park County Detention Center policies due to COVID or other circumstances.

This website is intended to assist the public in accessing public information more easily and is provided as a service to the public pursuant to Public Record laws. Park County reserves the right to discontinue this service at any time and for any reason.

This information should not be used in any manner to injure, harass, or commit a criminal act against any person or family member of a person named in the jail facility. Any such action could subject you to criminal prosecution. All persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. If errors are noted in any inmate record, the Park County Detention Center will make every attempt to verify and correct the error.

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