Sheriff's Administration

The Lewis & Clark County Sheriff's Administration is staffed by Sheriff-Coroner Leo Dutton, Undersheriff Brent Colbert, Patrol Captain Brian Robinson, Detention Captain Bradley Bragg, Special Operations Captain Kevin Wright, Training Sergeant Bob Kinyon, Accounting Technician Jolene Grieve, Finance Coordinator Sherri Martin and Administrative Assistant Robyn Siegers, all of whom are responsible for a wide variety of duties and for overseeing the general day-to-day operations.

In addition, the Sheriff’s Administration is responsible for processing catering permits and all concealed weapons applications for Lewis & Clark County. This includes background checks and actual issuance of the permits. Currently in Lewis & Clark County there are approximately 4,000 issued concealed weapons permits.

The Sheriff’s Office utilizes the Public Safety Mill Levy and presently administers a budget in excess of 10 million dollars. Budgeted costs are focused in the areas of communications, inmate medical services, vehicle fleet management and internal staffing, with the first and foremost priority of ensuring that the basic law enforcement services are adequately maintained to meet the statutory duties of the Sheriff. The Sheriff’s Office currently is staffed by 123 employees, consisting of 49 sworn and 74 civilian non-sworn personnel filling the positions of detention and support staff. The Sheriff’s Office presently manages and was awarded the following grants: VAWA grant, COPS grant, EUDL (Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws), Vest grant (bullet-proof vests for deputies), DES grant for the Bomb Squad, DES grant for the Montana Law Enforcement Administrator’s Guide for tactical incidents and situations, DUI Fund grant, and the Byrnes Grant, which reimburses partial salaries for the Missouri River Drug Task Force

Please visit the following link for employment opportunities:

LCCSO Recruitment Site

Contact Us

Emergencies - 9-1-1

Non-Emergencies - (406) 447-8235

Sheriff: Leo C. Dutton
Undersheriff: Brent Colbert
Finance Officer: Tammy Potter

Phone: (406) 447-8204
Mailing Address:
406 Fuller Ave.
Helena, MT 59601