Adult Detention Center

The Ravalli County Adult Detention Center is responsible for the care and custody of persons who are temporarily incarcerated as required by law. Inmates will always be treated in a humane and courteous manner without regard to personal prejudices or feelings. The Detention Center exists solely to protect and maintain the peace and security of the community.

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Reception 
The Detention Center Receptionist works Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunch is from 12:30 until 1:30. If you have questions about the Detention Center in general, please call 406-375-4080 or e-mail detention@rc.mt.gov
 
Visitation
Saturday and Sunday only, and due to limited seating, all visitations are scheduled through the Detention Reception Office, 406-375-4080, on Thursday or Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Bail / Bond Information
Questions about bail / bond can be directed to a bondsman. You can find them listed in the white/yellow pages in the phone book.

Money
The Detention Center will accept money orders, cashier's checks or cash. Cash must be received by the Receptionist or a Detention Officer and receipted. Money Orders and Cashier's Checks must be made payable to the inmate with your name and address on the money order or check. They can be mailed to the inmate or placed in an envelope provided and dropped in the box located in the public lobby.

We also offer inmate deposits with credit or debit cards 24 hours/7 days a week through GovPayNow.com or 888-277-2535. All you need:
  • Your Credit or Debit Card
  • Inmate’s Name, ID number and Facility location
  • Our Pay Location Code is 5500
  • Minimum Deposit: $25
  • Internet Service Fee: 4.5% of total (minimum $4.50)
  • Phone Service Fee: 6% of total (minimum $6.00)
The maximum transaction amount per week per inmate or cardholder is $200.00. The maximum number of transactions per week per inmate or cardholder is 5.

Commissary
Commissary is passed to the inmates on Thursday. They need to have their commissary orders phoned  in using their PIN by Monday evening at lock down. Commissary sheets can be requested. Commissary consists of items such as:
  • Stamped Envelopes
  • Writing Materials
  • Personal Hygiene items
  • Snacks
Mail
Incoming mail to the inmate will be refused if it contains the follow: (this list is not all inclusive)
  • Perfume, Aftershave, Cologne
  • Lipstick, Lip Gloss
  • Glitter ink
  • Any and all foreign substances
  • Must include a return address
  • Inmate to inmate mail
  • Polaroid photos
  • Suggestive type material