Sheriff

The Beaverhead County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service agency responsible for keeping the peace, upholding the state laws within the county, the operation of the jail, emergency dispatch, search and rescue, and civil process. We are also responsible for supporting the courts with security and prisoner transports. We participate in and provide support for the Beaverhead County Tactical Team and the Southwest Montana Drug Task Force. The mission of the Sheriff’s Office is to maintain and improve the quality of life within the community by working with all people to preserve life, maintain human rights, protect property and promote individual responsibility and community commitment.

Fingerprinting

The Beaverhead County Sheriff’s Office provides fingerprinting services, by appointment, to the public. Fingerprints are taken on Saturdays from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM by appointment ONLY. The cost is $20 for 3 cards. Please call (406) 683-3700 for appointments.

Concealed Weapon Permits

To obtain a concealed weapon permit (CWP) in Beaverhead County you must fill out an application, submit proof of a firearms safety class, and be fingerprinted for the purpose of a background check. The application is available below; please wait to sign the application until you are at the Sheriff’s Office so that your signature can be witnessed.

The cost for a CWP is as follows:

  • New permit – $55.00
  • Renewal – $25.00

Fingerprinting for CWPs is on Thursdays from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM by appointment only. Please call (406) 683-3700 to make an appointment.

Concealed Weapons Permit Application

Detention Center

The Beaverhead County Detention Center is responsible for the care and custody of individuals accused of a crime, convicted individuals awaiting sentencing, sentenced inmates awaiting transport and prisoners sentenced to the County Detention Center. The mission of the Sheriff’s Office is to maintain and improve the quality of life within the community by working with all people to preserve life, maintain human rights, protect property and promote individual responsibility and community commitment.

Jail Roster

Jail Visitation Policy

Detention Phone: (406) 683-3700 Ext. 3718

Visitation Hours:
Wednesdays: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Thursdays: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

*Visitation can be canceled at any time without any notice


Contact Directory

Name/Title Position Phone Email
Franklin D. Kluesner, II Sheriff
David B. Chase Undersheriff
Daniel L. Mulkey Sergeant
Kari Towery Administrative Assistant (406) 683-3704
Ron Briggs Coroner (406) 683-2112 Email
Jeremiah Wyrick Deputy
William Knox Deputy
Kyle Malkovich Deputy
Michael Miles Deputy
Gayle Rawson Reserve Deputy
Leah Sturgeon Reserve Deputy
Jason Sutton Reserve Deputy
Michael Clark Reserve Deputy
Javier Negron Jail Commander
Eric Pedersen Detention Officer
Larry Lumley Detention Officer
Chad Cristensen Detention Officer
Collin Kiewatt Detention Officer

Forms and Documents


Helpful Links

Office Hours

M-F, 8-5


Phone Number

Emergency
Dial 911

Non-Emergency
(406) 683-3700


Fax

(406) 683-3778


Address

2 South Pacific Street, Suite 16
Dillon, MT 59725