Dawson County Regional Prison

County Jail

Last Updated: August 22, 2019
440 Colorado Blvd, Glendive, MT 59330

Dawson County Regional Prison is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

Satellite View of Dawson County Regional Prison

You can support your loved ones at Dawson County Regional Prison on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 406-377-7600.

When someone you care about gets locked up, it's tough to figure out all the ins and outs of jail life. From sending mail to visiting, there are a lot of things to sort out. And getting info about the arrest? Not always easy. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get a handle on how things work at Dawson County Regional Prison so you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The Dawson County Regional Prison is a detention center located at 440 Colorado Blvd Glendive, MT which is operated locally by the Dawson County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Dawson County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Glendive Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for Montana here.

Many of the privileges available to an inmate of this facility are directly linked to the disciplinary program. Privileges such as telephone access, visitation, contact visitation, etc. may be temporarily suspended due to an inmate’s conduct within the facility. All new inmates receive a copy of the Inmate Handbook containing the rules and regulations of the facility. Families, friends, etc. that plan to visit someone in the facility are encouraged to discuss applicable rules with the inmate early on.

TELEPHONE - All housing units in the facility are equipped with telephones. Century Link is the current inmate phone system provider. Century Link contact information is on the left side of this web page. Outgoing calls are typically made collect or through a pre-paid account. At no time are incoming calls accepted for inmates, nor are messages taken. All calls made from inmate telephones are subject to monitoring and recording. If you are receiving unwanted calls, please forward a written request that your number be blocked from our system. Attorney/client calls are not recorded.

MAIL - Inmates are only allowed to receive letters while incarcerated in this facility. At no time are packages, boxes, and etc. allowed. All mail received by inmates is opened and inspected. Letters addressed to inmates must contain the inmate’s full name, as well as the sender’s name and return address. Indigent inmates are provided three (3) letters per week. Hand-delivered mail; notes, pictures, etc. are not accepted. All money sent to inmates must be in the form of a US Postal money order or certified bank draft. Personal checks are not accepted. All legal mail (mail from the courts or attorneys) is opened by the inmate in the presence of an officer and visually scanned for contraband.

MEDICAL NEEDS - Medical care is available through the facility’s Medical Department. Treatment for pre-existing conditions, and/or self-inflicted injuries are the financial responsibility of the inmate. Medication provided for an inmate must be approved by the Medical Department, must be in the original pharmacy container, and must have a valid prescription attached.

BAIL / BOND - Pre-trial inmates held in the jail will not be released without appropriate release authorization. All bond or bail posted on behalf of an inmate must be in the form of cash, US Postal money order or certified bank draft. Personal checks are not accepted for bail. This facility does not make recommendations regarding the acquisition of a bail-bondsman. You are encouraged to consult a telephone book for more information.

PROPERTY - Personal property is the sole responsibility of the owner and is generally not allowed. The Dawson County Sheriff’s Office is not responsible for any article of personal property that may be damaged, lost, or stolen during an inmate’s incarceration, or any other persons visit the facility.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Montana. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Dawson County Regional Prison.

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at aid@inmateaid.com, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

Visitation Information

Dawson County Regional Prison - Visitation

VISITS - Friends, relatives and/or other persons visiting or communicating with an inmate of the prison or jail are responsible to adhere to all applicable facility rules and regulations.

  • State Inmates are allowed a maximum of two (2) contact visits per month.
  • State Inmates may schedule contact visits for Wednesday's, Thursday's and Friday's from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM.
  • State Inmate non-contact visits are Tuesday's and Saturday's from 9:30 am to 11:30 am and 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM.
  • County Inmate visits are Tuesday's and Saturday's from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM.
  • Visits are permitted only on designated visiting days, and at assigned times. At no time are minors allowed visitation unless accompanied by an adult.

Photo identification containing age verification is required of all visitors.
Attorney visits may be arranged outside of normal visitation hours, but advance notice is required.

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SEARCH OF VISITORS - Any visitor or other person entering the facility is subject to reasonable search in the interest of facility security. Persons authorized for a “contact” visit, or other accesses to the secure perimeter of the facility are subject to a pat-search, and any item carried into the facility is subject to search. Failure to comply with search procedures will result in the immediate termination of the visit, and future visitation requests may be denied. Visitors are not allowed inside the secure perimeter of the facility without the direct supervision of an officer.

LOITERING - All persons entering the facility may do so for authorized purposes only. Upon completion of a visit, the public is asked to immediately leave the facility grounds. Loitering in or near the facility is prohibited.

CONTRABAND - Montana Code Annotated 45-7-307, “Transferring Illegal Articles” makes the introduction of contraband into a correctional facility a felony, punishable by up to twenty years in prison.

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