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

Phillips County Montana Sheriff Overview

Phillips County is located in the north central Montana, between the Canadian border to the north and the Missouri River to the south. The second largest county in Montana was formed in 1915 as part of the Blaine County, both previously part of Chouteau County.  The zip codes in Phillips county are 59546,  59538,  59537 and  59544.

Phillips County Sheriff’s Office is under the authority of Sheriff Scott Moran. In his line of operations to enforce the laws in the county, Sheriff Moran is assisted by a team of deputies. The second person in command is Undersheriff Burt Peigneux. If you want to get in touch with the Sheriff, please email To contact the Undersheriff, email

Phillips County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 314 South 2 Ave West, P. O. Box 1090, Malta, MT 59538

Phone: 406-654-2350


Inmate Search in Phillips County Jail

To see who is housed in the Phillips County Jail please complete a web lookup in the state offender registry. This resource is maintained by the Montana DOC and contains overall state data. As an alternative, you can call the Sheriff’s Office and speak to a deputy. Current warrants with bond information is made available to the public via the tab for warrants on the Sheriff’s website.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

If you intend to visit an inmate in the Phillips County Jail, please call at least one day in advance to check the available time slots for the visit and to see if you can come unannounced. At the same time, you can learn the information about sending money to the inmate’s commissary account. You may be able to complete the procedure online. Unless you can do it from your home, you will be able to make a drop-off or use the jail lobby kiosk.

Working at Phillips County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

The Phillips County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking potential candidates for the position of Deputy Sheriff.

If you are interested to learn more details about the position, contact Deputy Jerry Lytle at 406-654-2350 or e-mail at You can also use the sheriff’s email for the same information

To apply, pick up an application from the dispatch window or call 406-654-2350.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Persons who are found guilty of sexual offenses must submit their personal details to be included in the sex offender registries. There is one general national sex offender registry and multiple state sex offender registries. Some of them include violent offenders and all include kidnappers. A typical sex crime is a sex act performed against the will of another individual. Examples are all rape crimes and sexual assault crimes, as well as child pornography or molestation. To find who is registered as a sex or violent offender in Phillips County, look into the Montana Sexual and Violent Offender Registry.

Bail and Bondsman

The court order contains the details about the bond amount which the defendant must post at court to be temporarily released from custody. The bond information in Phillips County is also included on the warrants page on the Sheriff’s website. When you find out the amount, you can complete the bailout yourself or ask a bondsman to help you by lending you the bail bond money. For a service fee between 10 and 20 percent of the full sum, the bondsman will tackle the procedure on your behalf.

Phillips County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined1
Avg Daily Population2
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll11
Full time total employees11
Total salaries and wages5000
Other operating expenditures70000
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 314 S 2nd Ave W. MALTA MT 59538

Phillips County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20161,952
Number Employed Annual Average, 20161,848
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016104
Unemployment Rate, 20165.3
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201538,105
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Phillips County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014673
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201516.4
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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