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

Gallatin County Montana Sheriff Overview

Gallatin County is located in the southwestern section of Montana. With a population of almost 90,000 this is the third-most populous county in Montana. Its county seat is Bozeman. The county was founded in 1865 and carries the same name as the Gallatin River. Meriwether Lewis gave the name to the county in 1805 in honor of Albert Gallatin, who used to be a a U.S. Treasury Secretary from 1801 to 1814. The zip codes in the county are 59086, 59741, 59714, 59752, 59716, 59715, 59718, 59717, 59758, 59719, 59760 and 59730.

Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office operations are run by Sheriff Brian Gootkin who also acts a Coroner. To contact Sheriff Gootkin, Undersheriff Dan Springer or the Chaplain Warren Hiebert, call 406-582-210, send a fax to 406-582-2126 or send an email to

Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 615 S. 16th Avenue, Room 22 Bozeman, MT 59715

Phone: 406- 582-2100

Fax: 406-582-2126


Inmate Search in Gallatin County Jail

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office provides an

for web searches, which means that you can find the relevant information from home. Additionally, you can access the Montana Correctional Offender Network Search to locate other offenders imprisoned on state level. Please keep in mind that information from the last 24 hours will be available only from the Sheriff’s Office.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Montana correctional facilities, including Gallatin County Detention Center must set jail visiting regulations in line with the instructions given by the Montana Department of Corrections. County jails make discretionary arrangements for inmate commissary accounts, mail and visitation, therefore, call the jail directly on 406-582-2130 to inquire about the details

If you want to visit an inmate, please follow the visitation schedule organized by different pods (A Pod to I Pod). Each pod has specific week days and hours designated for visits, so you must come on the appointed day.

Working at Gallatin County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

Anyone interested in working in the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office must take a written exam and fitness test, using the the Montana Physical Abilities Test (MPAT).

Please submit application materials to the Bozeman Job Service, including a POST standard application, applicant survey, a resume and three references. Mail the set of documents to the Gallatin County Detention Center which is located at 605 South 16th, in Bozeman.

For the current open full-time position of a Detention Officer, you need to meet additional job criteria, such as:

  • Extensive background check
  • Fingerprinting
  • Psychological testing and interview
  • Criminal history investigation
  • U.S. citizenship
  • 18 years old
  • High School or GED completion
  • Valid Montana driving license
  • Correctional Academy

    Monthly salary is $2,924 or an hourly rate of $16.87 and extra benefits.

    Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

    Sex offenders are persons who have been charged with or convicted of a sex offense. Typical sex crimes are all acts related to sexual behavior performed without obtaining the consent of another individual, such as rape, child molestation, sexual abuse or sexual assault, lewd conduct. All sexual offenders and kidnappers must register in the registries provided as a safety resource to the public on state and national level. Residents of Gallatin County can search for local sex offenders in the

    Optionally, register for e-Pass by using the same resource and you will receive email alerts.

    Bail and Bondsman

    Bail is the guarantee which the arrested offender must post at court as an assurance of his or her adherence to the actions of the criminal proceedings. Some Sheriff’s offices provide information about approved bail bonding agencies for offenders who don’t have the money to post the bail immediately. If you are not in the position to post the money, ask for a commercial bond loan from an authorized bondsman. The bondsman will complete the procedure on your behalf.

  • Gallatin County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined67
    Avg Daily Population60
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll20
    Full time total employees20
    Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
    Other operating expendituresnot applicable
    Total construction costsnot applicable
    Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
    Year of original constructionnot applicable
    Year of major renovationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable

    Address: 611 SOUTH 16TH AVE BOZEMAN MT 59715

    Gallatin County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201662,403
    Number Employed Annual Average, 201660,662
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,741
    Unemployment Rate, 20162.8
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201557,358
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Gallatin County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201410,629
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201510.9
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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