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Yellowstone County, MT Jail and Prison System

YELLOWSTONE County has 360 jails with an average daily population of 432 inmates with a total of 394 jail population. When breaking down the YELLOWSTONE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 17% with 68 female and 336 male inmates.
  • 360 Jails
  • 394 Prisoners
  • 357% Jail Rate

How Does Yellowstone County Inmate Search Work?

Yellowstone County inmate records are public files that anyone can acquire easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the rules regarding Yellowstone county inmate records which provide a lot of useful insights about a person.

Yellowstone County Parole and Probation

Yellowstone County Parole

Parole is when an incarcerated person is allowed to leave their sentence early because they have followed the rules while serving their time. A parole board rules on who gets to receive parole and who does not. You can review Yellowstone county parole records and find out a lot about a parolee . Some things contained in the Yellowstone county parole files may be information about their punishment and their crimes. You might also get to review details about where they were held and the terms of their parole.

Yellowstone County Probation

Along with those parolees that have been released, you might also be able to review Yellowstone county probation records detailing men and women who were not incarcerated but instead was put on probation. Probation does not come without some rules . Probationers must see a probation officer once a week plus follow other rules. Typically,Yellowstone county criminal records will show the criminal’s crimes, their probationary sentence, and the ruling justice department details who sentenced them. Along with that facts , you may see images , fingerprints, physical details about the probationer , and other details.

Yellowstone County Booking

Yellowstone county bookings are also helpful when looking for stats on whether or not a stranger has been arrested. When a perpetrator is arrested, the officer fills out paperwork and then holds them in a incarceration cell , which essentially becomes their Yellowstone county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, photos , physical details, their name, and address, officer in charge , the details of the crime, the location, and any trucks that were involved. The general public has the ability to get a copy of someone’s Yellowstone county booking records without any type of approval .

Yellowstone County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in YELLOWSTONE County has increased by 439% going from 73 inmates yearly to 394 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in YELLOWSTONE County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 669 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Yellowstone County, MT

YELLOWSTONE County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Montana, yet from the total of 360 inmates only 394 are currently confined, the rest 2,175 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population332275321367360360
Pretrial Population2,1432,2431,3045252,1752,175
Confined Population370328363399394394

Yellowstone County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In YELLOWSTONE County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 630 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 5 times more than female incarceration rate, of 134 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate decreased by 6%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 5%.

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


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


Breaking Down Yellowstone County Inmates By Race

In YELLOWSTONE County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 279 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 87% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people increased by 2%, going from 2,143 to 2,175 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in YELLOWSTONE County is on average at a rate of 699 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents, while the Asian incarceration rate has an average rate of 1,769 per 100,000 asian people U.S. residents making only 642 from incarceration rate in YELLOWSTONE County.

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


Yellowstone County Prisons and Jails

Federal Jails

Yellowstone County Sheriff Offices and Police Departments