Search Inmates in Broadwater County, Montana. Results May Include: Arrests, Bookings, Arrest Date, Mugshot, Bond Amount, Bond #, Charge Type, Charge, Total Bond, Description.

Broadwater County Missouri Sheriff Overview

Broadwater County is located in the southwestern part of Montana with a county seat of Townsend. The town was created around 1881 when the current seat was a stop on the North Pacific Railway. The county’s name is for Charles Arthur Broadwater, a Montana banking and real estate magnate. The zip codes in Broadwater County are 59641, 59643, 59644 and 59647.
Broadwater County Sheriff’s Office is under the command of Sheriff Wynn Meehan. To get in touch with the Sheriff visit his office on 519 Broadway St. in Townsend or call 406-266-3441. Sheriff Meehan operates along a team of deputies to to protect the property and citizens in the Broadwater County.

Broadwater County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 519 Broadway St. Townsend, MT 59644
Phone: 406-266-3441
Email: [email protected]

Inmate Search in Broadwater County Jail

All inmates incarcerated in Broadwater County Jail are listed on the jail

To perform a lookup for the inmates released in the last 48 hours use the 48-Hour Release records. The Broadwater County Sheriff’s website includes a list of Most Wanted offenders, as well as an option to sign up for mobile alerts for crime news.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

General rules about visitors in Montana state prisons are available from the website of the Department of Corrections. As each county jail has separate rules for arranging visits, sending money and mail to inmates, it is best if you get in touch with the main person in charge of the jail, Captain Wenzel or with someone from the jail staff.
The Broadwater County Jail has a capacity of 48 beds. To find out how to visit an inmate located there, call the Sheriff’s Office on 406-266-3441.

Working at Broadwater County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

Job opportunities for Broadwater County are published under the section for Press Releases on the Sheriff’s website. Alternatively, look for job openings on the website of the Montana Department of Labor and Industry.
The proposed hourly rate for the position of Communication/Control Officer is $14.03 hourly. The interested candidates need to possess high-school diploma and agree to work in shifts around-the-clock. Job benefits include vacation and sick time, personal day, health insurance, as well as retirement and clothing allowance.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Montana sex offenders are classified in three tiers, depending on the possibility of repeating the sex crime. Although the Broadwater County Sheriff’s Office works to maintain compliance of the sex offenders, some of them may not register on time. This is why you can use the data from the Montana Sex and Violent Offender Registry. If you need to register as a sexual or a violent Offender, please contact the Sheriff. Along with sex offenders, including all perpetrators of sexual crimes against the will of another, kidnappers must register too. You can access the three tiers in the Broadwater Sexual Offenders Registry.

Bail and Bondsman

Suspects who are arrested by Broadwater law enforcement officers are put in custody in the Broadwater County Detention Center. To leave custody, inmates need to post the bail as set in the court order. You can post the bail yourself or ask a commercial bonding agency to help you by lending you the bail bond money. Bondsmen post the bail at court on your behalf and then hold you accountable for following the criminal procedure and showing up at court as requested.

Broadwater County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined41
Avg Daily Population35
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll17
Full time total employees17
Total salaries and wages195574
Other operating expenditures215300
Total construction costs0
Equipment, furnishings, etc0
Year of original construction2005
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Broadwater County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20162,570
Number Employed Annual Average, 20162,444
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016126
Unemployment Rate, 20164.9
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201551,360
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Broadwater County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014606
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201510.8
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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