Tim Fox was born in 1957 as the fifth and last child of a hard-working Hardin, Montana, family. Like many kids in small agricultural communities, Tim began working at a young age, and soon developed a strong work ethic thanks in part to the Depression-era work ethic of his parents, Rich and Roberta Fox....
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Evidence-based 24/7 Programs are producing data that shows short and long term impact on recidivism for crimes with a nexus to alcohol and drug use. The first statewide program started in South Dakota in 2005, has been studied by Rand Corporation and proven to have a dramatic impact on the recidivism rates of driving under the influence and domestic violence offenses in counties where the programs are active...
The Montana Department of Justice has a continued commitment to victims of human trafficking. In partnership with federal authorities, our agency plays a key role in the investigation, enforcement, and prosecution of crimes related to human trafficking in Montana...
Sexual Assault Evidence
The Sexual Assault Evidence Task Force investigates into an allegations of sexual assault, a law enforcement agency can request that a victim be examined for physical evidence of the assault. When the investigating agency or prosecutor has determined that the evidence should be submitted to the state crime laboratory for processing, that evidence is processed by the laboratory free of charge...
The department accepts public comment on proposed rules, which are then filed with the Secretary of State’s Office.
DOJ Pro Bono Policy
This policy addresses the performance of pro bono legal services by attorneys employed by the Montana Department of Justice.
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Montana Criminal Jury Instruction Commission’s web page