Sheriff's Office

Sheriff's OfficeSheriff Jesse Slaughter took office January 1st, 2019. The Sheriff's Office primary concern is the safety and well-being of all persons and property in Cascade County.


Responsibilities include: 

  • Executing court-issued civil and criminal process
  • Providing patrol and investigative functions
  • Providing a secure, healthy detention facility
  • Providing professional training for personnel
  • Maintaining an accurate record-keeping system

Concealed Weapons Permits

Concealed weapons permits must be authorized and issued by the Sheriff's Office. For more information concerning these permits, please view our related links.

Fingerprinting Services

Valid picture ID is required. The cost is $10 for 2 fingerprint cards.                                               Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Also available at the Juvenile Detention Center                                                                                 Monday - Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm                                                                                                      Thursday Evenings 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Rural Animal Control

Rural animal control is also performed by the Sheriff's Office. If you live outside the Great Falls city limits and have a concern and/or problem with domestic animals, please contact this office at 406-454-6820.

Adult Detention Center

Inmate mail Procedures

All personal mail will be opened and inspected. All personal mail will be scanned and distributed through our Digital Mailing Center (DMC) to the inmate’s tablet. 

All original mailings will be discarded once it has been scanned via DMC and set to the inmate.

The following are requirements for all inmate mail received by the DMC:

  • Mail must be addressed to the inmate using the inmate’s full name
  • Mail must include the full name and address of the sender
  • Mail must be 10 pages or less per envelope
  • Page size no larger than 8.5” x 11”
  • Photo size no larger than 5” x 7”, no polaroid photos, no photos of nude persons
  • No items containing, depicting, or relating to sexually explicit activity, gang activity, illegal activity, violence, drug, or alcohol use, etc.
  • No magazines, books, or packages 
  • No cash allowed
  • No 3rd party mail
  • No blank envelopes, blank paper, stamps, photocopies or laminated items, stickers, internet materials, newspaper clippings, or sticky notes
  • No illegal substances or any other items considered as contraband
  • No originals of important documents such as birth certificates, driver’s licenses, social security cards, green cards, etc., as these items cannot be returned
  • No original photos or other irreplaceable or valuable items
  • Acceptable examples of how to address mail to inmate John Doe 

Cascade County Detention Facility
John Doe
3800 Ulm North Frontage Road
Great Falls, MT. 59404


Cascade County Sheriff’s Office
John Doe
3800 Ulm North Frontage Road
Great Falls, MT. 59404

Add Money to an Inmate's Account

  • Mail in a Money Order addressed to the inmate.

Inmate's First & Last Name
3800 Ulm North Frontage Road
Great Falls, MT 59404

  • Use the Kiosk in the CCSO lobby.
  • offers fast easy ways to deposit money into an inmate's account.

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