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

Powder River County Montana Sheriff Overview

Powder River County is positioned in the southeastern corner of Montana. Its county seat is Broadus. The county was established in 1919 from Custer County and named for the Powder River which runs through it. The zip codes in Powder River county include 59314, 59317, 59343 and 59316.

Powder River County Sheriff’s Office is under the authority of Sheriff Allen Drane, Jr. (Thumper). You can get in touch with Sheriff Drane by calling him on 406-436-2333. The Sheriff is assisted by second person in command, Undersheriff Matt Hagedorn and Deputy Blaine Perry. Aletta Shannon is the Clerk of the District Court. You can reach her on [email protected].

Powder River County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: PO Box 200 Broadus, MT 59317

Phone: 406-436-2333

Fax: 406-436-2866

Email: [email protected]

Inmate Search in Powder River County Jail

The Powder River County Jail does not provide an online resource for web lookups. By visiting the Montana Correctional Offender Network Search you can find details about Powder River offenders from the comfort of your home. Unless you find the information you need from this resource provided by the Department of Corrections, you can call the Sheriff’s Office on 406-436-2333 or explore the resources from the district court related to the officials in jurisdiction of criminal cases and juvenile probation.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Jail visiting hours in Powder River County are Monday, Wednesday, & Friday between 3:30-5:00 pm.

Call the jail before you visit to see if you can make a walk-in visit when you choose to do so. Unless you are a member of the clergy or an attorney, you may not be allowed to visit at any time.

Detention officers will provide additional information about inmate money and mail and tell you about alternatives which you can use to make shipments.

Working at Powder River County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

Job openings for the local government departments are published on the Powder River county’s website. For example, the Powder River County Sheriff’s Office has an open call for candidates who are interested in working as a full-time or part-time dispatchers.

Job requirements include working in shifts over nights, weekends, and holidays, as well as secretarial, computer, radio, and people skills

To learn more details about the position please call 406-436-2333 or contact Allen Drane, Jr, Sheriff.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Montana criminals classified as sex offenders need to provide details for registration in the sex offender registries maintained statewide and across the country. If you are someone who has committed a typical sex offense, such as rape, indecent exposure, child molestation, lewd conduct or other sexual behavior against the will of another person, you will be classified as a sex offender. Violent offenders and kidnappers must register, too. To use the sex offender registry for safety purposes, create and ePass account in the Montana Sexual and Violent Offender Registry and you will receive notifications about local sex offenders.

Bail and Bondsman

Arrested inmates in the Powder River County need to post the bail as set in the court order to be able to leave the detention facility and defend from freedom.

The bail amount can be significant, so many offenders find it is challenging to post it without help. You can contact a Montana commercial bonding company to ask for help. Bonding companies lend the bail money for a service fee and complete the procedure on the defendant’s behalf. If you fail to follow the bail procedure, an indemnitor can be appointed for you and will be held accountable for your failure to appear at court.

Powder River County Jail Statistics
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Full time payroll3
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Powder River County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20161,094
Number Employed Annual Average, 20161,069
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 201625
Unemployment Rate, 20162.3
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201550,491
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Powder River County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014185
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201510.7
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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