Billings Jail, MT Inmate Roster

Updated on: August 22, 2021
Billings Jail

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Monday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Billings Jail Basic Information

Facility Name
Billings Jail
Facility Type
City Jail
220 North 27th Street, Billings, MT, 59101
Postal Code
Yellowstone County
Official Website
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Billings Jail, Mt is a city correctional facility situated at 220 North 27th St in Billing, MT. The jail is a temporary holdup for the Billing Police Department and other judicial agencies in Yellowstone County. This means that the inmates in this facility are not housed here for long. More often than not, the longest-serving offenders at this facility last for not more than one year. It majorly holds inmates who are waiting to be tried in the county justice system. If they are sentenced for more than one year, they are transferred elsewhere in bigger jails or prisons operated by the Montana Department of Corrections of the Bureau. However, misdemeanor offenders sentenced for less than a year can serve their sentences in this facility.

Billings MT Jail holds both male and female inmates over the age of 18. Instead of awaiting their trials in holding, the offender can apply for a bond if they outright qualify.

Billings MT Jail Roster

This facility puts the details of inmates held here in the public domain. Consequently, you can conduct an inmate search on their website to trace a loved one held here. They have a regularly updated online jail roster with relevant information about offenders. Some of the bits of information that you could get about inmates could include their race, release date, arrest date, booking date, mugshots, and charges, among others.

Sending Mails, Cards, and Publications

You can send your loved one at Billings Jail a letter, a greeting card, a postcard, a book, or a magazine. Life in incarceration can be quite lonely, and no better way to keep days going than reading a copy of your favorite magazine or book. Cards and letters come in handy to help an inmate’s loved ones keep tabs on them.

  • Mails

While inmates can receive and send mails without a fuss, the whole endeavor is attached to rules and guidelines that should be followed religiously. For starters, all mails are subjected to intensive inspection by the jail staff. This helps to filter out contrabands or any other item that may compromise the facility’s security and wellbeing.

The mail’s writing should be in pencil, black or blue ink. Moreover, the letters should come along with a valid return address. If the above are not adhered to, the mail will be stored in their locker and will only be delivered when they are released. Among the list of other rules are the following important ones:

The mail’s content should not describe acts of crime, contain nudity, advocate for racial supremacy, violence, or ethnic purity.

Inmates cannot send mails to other inmates in the same or different facilities.

  • Greeting Cards and Postcards

During holidays, inmates can receive greeting cards and postcards from friends and family. These also come with their list of rules and guidelines to keep the facility safe and secure. For instance, like letters, they cannot display nudity or any form of violence. Moreover, they should have stickers, glitter, or any other unauthorized substance; they are expected to be as plain as possible. Postcards cannot exceed 4″ x 6″ in size, should be unstamped and plain white. Some of the recognized holidays when you can send your card include Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Christmas, Passover, Kwanzaa, Valentine, New Year’s, Ramadan, Hanukkah, Easter, and Thanksgiving.

  • Publications

You can send your loved one in jail a copy of their favorite book or magazine. Books and magazines are priceless in prison, providing a worthy refuge to inmates. However, you cannot mail either through an envelope like a letter; they have to come directly from a reputable publisher or Vendor such as Amazon. Moreover, these should contain clean content that cannot compromise the facility’s security. You might not be allowed to send inmate books about violence, jailbreak, ethnicity, or pornography.

Billings MT Jail Visitation Rules and Schedule

While you are allowed to visit your friend or family member at Billings MT Jail, the process is scheduled and ordered accordingly. Visitations are based on the offender’s last names. Consequently, for inmates whose last names begin with A-L, the visitation day is set on Tuesday, while those with M-Z get theirs on Thursdays. The visitation time is between 6 pm and 7 pm.

To visit an inmate, you have to fall in line with the following rules:

  • Your name should feature on their list of visitors.
  • Only two visitors are allowed per session.
  • You must submit to a search before entry.
  • You must submit proper identification.
  • You must be completely sober.
  • You cannot smoke at the facility.
  • You have to be approved by the jail authorities.
  • You can only visit after 30 days if you have been recently released from this facility.
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