Ravalli County Adult Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: May 24, 2019
205 Bedford St, Suite I, Hamilton, MT 59840

Ravalli County Adult Detention Center 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 Ravalli County Adult Detention Center

You can support your loved ones at Ravalli County Adult Detention Center on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 406-375-4080.

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 here so that you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The Ravalli County Adult Detention Center is a detention center located at 205 Bedford St, Suite I Hamilton, MT which is operated locally by the Ravalli 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. Ravalli County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Hamilton 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.

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.

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

The Detention Center will accept money orders, cashier's checks or cash. Cash is deposited into the kiosk located in the lobby. 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. Family members or friends of an inmate are prohibited from depositing money to the account of ANOTHER inmate who is incarcerated at the Ravalli County Detention Center.

We also offer inmate deposits with credit or debit cards 24 hours/7 days a week through WWW.INMATECANTEEN.COM. All you need:

  • Your Credit or Debit Card
  • Inmate’s Name and Facility location
  • Transaction Fee is $8.95 per deposit

The maximum transaction amount per month per inmate or cardholder is $500.00.


Commissary is passed to the inmates on Thursday. They need to have their commissary orders placed by Sunday evening at lock down.


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

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 Ravalli County Adult Detention Center.

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


Sunday - Thursday:
9 AM -11 AM
12 PM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10 PM Friday - Saturday:
9 AM -11 AM
12 PM - 3:30 PM
5:30PM- 11 PM

Video Visitation must be initiated 20 minutes prior to the end of visitation hours.
To Deposit Funds, Email, Text (SMS), and Video Visit from home, please create an account at: WWW.INMATECANTEEN.COM

The Lobby Video Visitation Station is available at no cost to users. Lobby Visitations are limited to 1 per day. Misuse or abuse of the system will result in loss of privileges.
All inmate communications are documented, recorded, reviewed for content, and can be used in a court of law.


A Block
B Block
Women Saturdays
Tuesdays 12:30PM - 3:30PM
6:30PM - 9:30PM
9:00AM - 10:00AM
6:30PM - 7:30PM
7:30PM - 9:30PM

The above visitation times are strictly adhered to with no extensions. Each visitor is limited to one 20 minute visit per day. Visitation is non-scheduled and will be conducted on a First Come – First Serve basis. There will be a sign-up sheet available in the lobby on the visitation days only. First one in signs up. If your chosen time slot is full, you can either chose to sign up for the next time slot and wait or come back another time.

Ask The Inmate

Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.