Law Enforcement

Message from the Sheriff
Butte-Silver Bow Sheriff Ed Lester

Hello, this is Sheriff Ed Lester with Butte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement.

As you will see while exploring the Butte-Silver Bow website, we aim to be the best law enforcement department we can be, serving the citizens of Butte-Silver Bow to the best of our abilities. We strive on a daily basis to be as professional and responsive to the needs of our community as possible.

We have a diverse department and I am very proud of all of the employees that serve the community of Butte-Silver Bow in the law enforcement venue.

Thank you, and if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Sheriff Ed Lester
Butte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement Department

Divisions & Services

  1. 911 Communications Center

    Learn about the 911 Communications Center.

  2. Background Checks

    Read about background checks.

  3. Carrying Concealed Weapons

    Apply for a concealed carry permit.

  4. Civil Processing

    Request a civil processing service.

  5. Crime Prevention Programs

    Obtain information about crime prevention programs.

  6. Crimestoppers

    Report a tip anonymously to Crimestoppers.

  7. Detective Division

    Learn about the Detective Division.

  8. Detention Center

    Review information about the Detention Center.

  9. Evidence Unit

    Learn about the Evidence Unit.

  10. Facebook

    Connect with Butte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement on Facebook.

  1. Fingerprinting, DNA Swabbing

    Obtain information about DNA swabbing and fingerprinting.

  2. Helpful Forms

    Download law enforcement forms.

  3. Law Enforcement Staff Directory

    Contact members of law enforcement.

  4. Parking Commission

    View information about the Parking Commission.

  5. Patrol Division

    Read about the Patrol Division.

  6. Sexual / Violent Offender Registry

    Review information about the sexual and violent offender registry.

  7. Sheriff's Sales

    Obtain information about sheriff's sales.

  8. SWAT Team

    See photos of the SWAT team.

  9. Vagrancy/Panhandling Task Force

    Here you will find resources from the Vagrancy/Panhandling task force, including minutes and various useful and informative documents