Public SafetyPublic Safety provides the following internal services:
911 | Detention Facility | Fire Department | Law Enforcement | Office of Emergency Management | Parking
Fire Services Coordinator: Jeff Miller
120 South Idaho Street
Phone: 406 (497)-6481
Fax: (406) 723-4970
The mission of the Fire Department is to provide the highest level of fire protection by means of prevention, suppression, and education. Divisions within the Department include: suppression, prevention, training, communications, and maintenance.
The functions of the Fire Department include providing manpower and equipment to suppress fires, fire prevention services, building inspections, fire investigation, and delivery of emergency medical services.
The municipality is served by the Fire Department, 34 full time personnel and over 150 volunteer fire department personnel. For non-emergencies call (406) 497-6481. To report a fire or medical emergency, dial 911.
Office of Emergency Management
Director: Dan Dennehy
Courthouse, Room B1
The Office of Emergency Management is responsible for assessing community preparation to reduce the consequences of and respond to an emergency or disaster event. It does so by developing, implementing, and maintaining emergency preparedness plans; it also supports emergency response activities by coordinating resources and personnel from the Emergency Operations Center.
Through planning, training, and exercising, our goal is the protection of lives, property, and the environment from disasters of any nature.
|Pay Tickets at the Courthouse
155 W. Granite - 1st Floor
Courthouse, Room 113
Phone: (406) 497-6270
The objective of the Parking Commission is to regulate and control parking in the uptown Butte area to assure a continual flow of vehicles through the area. The functions of the department include providing adequate parking facilities for the area work force and retail trade traffic: providing patrol services, ticket issuance, ticket processing, and acquisition and design parking lots.
This department operates on revenues derived through the regulation of parking and no taxes support this operation. For more information call (406) 497-6270.
The main Butte Silver-Bow Law Enforcement website is available at this address:
Administrator: Mark Johnson
155 W. Quartz St
Telephone: (406) 497-1040
Visiting Questions / Appointments (406) 497-1048
The Detention Center site has moved.
Please visit http://bsb.mt.gov/police/detention.asp to find more information. Thank you.