Sheriff

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It is the mission of the Custer County Sheriff’s Office to provide professional, high quality and effective law enforcement, correctional and court security services in partnership with the community. We the members of the Custer County Sheriff’s Office believe that our work has a vital impact on the quality of life in our community. The Custer County Sheriff’s Office is staffed by the Sheriff, an Undersheriff, four Deputies (one of these Deputies serves as an agent for the Eastern Montana Drug Task Force), one Administrative Assistant, one Civil Enforcement Officer and nine full time Detention Officers. In addition to the full time staff, there are three part time Detention Officers as well as twenty Reserve Deputies. The Reserve Deputies consist of several community members who dedicate and volunteer their time for their community by serving with the Sheriff’s Office.

Concealed Permits

Concealed permit applications can be obtained at the Custer County Sheriff’s Office. After completing the application, the applicant needs to make an appointment with Sheriff Tony Harbaugh to complete the process. The cost for a permit is $50 for a new application and $35 for a renewal

Civil Enforcement

The Custer County Sheriff’s Office has a Civil Enforcement Division that serves papers involved in any civil proceeding and some criminal actions. This includes summons and complaints, subpoenas, writs of executions, child support, foreclosures, and many others.Fees$50 for each party needing served. All fees must accompany papers before service. Checks are accepted.Contact: Marilynn Forman (406)874-3300 or Eileen Reddick (406)874-3302

Detention Center swift27

The Custer County Detention Center is located at 1010 Main St, Miles City, MT 59301(Behind the Courthouse). The Custer County Detention Center will not accept personal items for any inmate. Money (cash or debit/credit card) can be deposited directly using the kiosk in the main lobby for the inmate’s commissary account while they are in this facility. Money can also be deposited online by going to : www.jailatm.com. *You will need to create an account. After your account is created select: Montana, Custer County Sheriff. From there you can select the inmate and add money ($300.00 weekly limit).You can also pay bail online at the following link: Bail Payments You will need to know the inmate’s agency number and bond amount.

VisitationTuesdays and Saturdays from 1 pm -4 pm. Inmates will be allowed two 15 minute visits or as time permits.

 Serving Time

Persons ordered to serve jail time by the city or justice court can report at 9 am,12 pm, and 6 pm only. Intoxicated persons will be refused. Bring any valid prescription medication with you. Call ahead with any questions at (406) 874-3301.

Release Times

Inmates are released at 8 am,11 am,3 pm, and 9 pm daily only

When Is Court?

Generally the Detention Center does not receive advance notice of court dates. Inmates are transported as a judge requests them. To find out when an inmate has a court appearance please call the following offices: For City of Miles City court 234-5939, for Justice Court 874-3408, for District Court contact the County Attorney’s office at 874-3310.

Fingerprints

Fingerprints for the public are done Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00- 5:00 pm. You may have to wait a couple of minutes so your patience is appreciated.The fee for this service is $15.00. $5 per extra card (after your first 2).

Prisoner Transport & Extradition

Please call (406) 874-3301