Montana Inmate Search

Carter County, MT Jail and Prison System

CARTER County has 147 jails with an average daily population of 185 inmates with a total of 197 jail population. When breaking down the CARTER County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 17% with 33 female and 124 male inmates.
  • 147 Jails
  • 197 Prisoners
  • 821% Jail Rate

How Does Carter County Inmate Search Work?

Carter County inmate records are public records that anyone can review easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the availability of regarding Carter county inmate records which provide a lot of useful information about a person.

Carter County Parole and Probation

Carter County Parole

Parole is when an inmate is allowed to leave jail early because they have shown remorse while serving their time. A parole board decides on who gets to receive parole and who does not. You can obtain Carter county parole records and find out a lot about someone . Some things contained in the Carter county parole records may be information about their sentence and their crimes. You might also see details about where they were held and the rules of their parole.

Carter County Probation

Along with those inmates that have been released, you might also be able to review Carter county probation records illustrating men and women who didn’t go to prison but instead was put on probation. Probation does not come for free . Probationers must check-in a probation officer once a week plus follow other rules. Typically,Carter county inmate records will show the person crimes, their probationary sentence, and the ruling court department details who sentenced them. Along with that details , you may see mugshots , fingerprints, physical details about the person , and other details.

Carter County Booking

Carter county bookings are also helpful when looking for information on whether or not someone has been arrested. When a suspect is arrested, the officer fills out forms and then holds them in a jail , which essentially becomes their Carter county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, mugshots , physical details, their name, and address, arresting officer , the details of the crime, the location, and any vehicles that were involved. The general public has the right to review a copy of someone’s Carter county booking records without any type of permission .

Carter County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in CARTER County has increased by 795% going from 22 inmates yearly to 197 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in CARTER County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 1,401 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Carter County, MT

CARTER County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Montana, yet from the total of 147 inmates only 197 are currently confined, the rest 13,333 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

Carter County Jail Inmate Population, Jail Pretrial Population and Confined Population, for 2010-2015 years

Total Inmate Population175182190147147147
Pretrial Population00013,33313,33313,333
Confined Population175182190197197197

Carter County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In CARTER County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 1,203 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 4 times more than female incarceration rate, of 365 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate decreased by 16%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 14%.

Carter County Female Population, Rate & Count for 2010-2015 years


Carter County Male Population, Rate & Count for 2010-2015 years


Breaking Down Carter County Inmates By Race

In CARTER County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 773 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 94% from incarceration rate of black people. The Hispanic incarceration rate in CARTER County is on average at a rate of 619 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

Carter County Incarceration Rates by Race, for 2010-2015 years


Carter County Prisons and Jails

Federal Jails

Carter County Sheriff Offices and Police Departments