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Montana

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

Montana has 56 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 42 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 2,870 inmates.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2015, the Montana prison population was 3,685. The Montana Department of Corrections has eight state run facilities for adults and juveniles.

The Community Corrections System

The Department of Corrections' Probation and Parole Bureau supervises approximately 9,100 offenders in the community. The Bureau has 153 officers in 23 field offices.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
355
Violent Crime Rate: 
350
Property Crime Rate: 
2,624
Probationers: 
1,063
Parolees: 
135

Populations

Prison Population: 
3,685
Jail Population: 
2,870
Parole Population: 
1,092
Probation Population: 
8,610

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
8 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
42

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 30,227
Employee Positions: 
0