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Message from the Sheriff
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
Law Enforcement DepartmentPhysical Address
225 Alaska ST
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: (406) 497-1120Fax: (406) 497-1181
Ed LesterSheriffPhone: (406) 497-1121
Divisions & Services
Law Enforcement Home Page
911 Communications Center
Learn about the 911 Communications Center.
Law Enforcement Department Forms
Read about background checks.
Request a civil processing service.
Crime Prevention Programs
Obtain information about crime prevention programs.
Report a tip anonymously to Crimestoppers.
Learn about the Detective Division.
Learn about the Evidence Unit.
Connect with Butte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement on Facebook.
Fingerprinting, DNA Swabbing
Obtain information about DNA swabbing and fingerprinting.
Law Enforcement Staff Directory
Contact members of law enforcement.
Read about the Patrol Division.
Sexual / Violent Offender Registry
Review information about the sexual and violent offender registry.
Obtain information about sheriff's sales.
See photos of the SWAT team.
Vagrancy/Panhandling Task Force
Here you will find resources from the Vagrancy/Panhandling task force, including minutes and various useful and informative documents