Montana Department of Justice

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Anaconda Community Foundation

118 E Seventh St Suite 2A – Third Floor
Anaconda MT 59711
406-563-5259
www.Anacondacommunityfoundation.org

Gloria O’Rourke, Liaison
118 E. Seventh St. Suite 2A
Anaconda MT 59711
406-490-0462
gloria@anacondacommunityfoundation.org

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

This plate generates funds that will be used by the Anaconda Community Foundation to provide grants to Anaconda’s non-profits that will help support, develop and maintain a thriving community forever.

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Milestown Community Improvement, Inc.

The proceeds of this plate benefit Milestown Community Improvement, Inc., a community-based Montana nonprofit corporation that develops, promotes, and implements construction and renovation projects with a focus on recreational opportunities for children. Making Miles City a better place to live and raise a family.

513 Main Street
P.O. Box 728
Miles City, MT 59301
406-234-4088

Neil Wallette
P.O. Box 1588
Miles City, MT 59301
406-234-3415
nwallette@security-abstract.com

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation…

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Lewistown, City of

This plate shows the pride of the residents of and visitors to the Lewistown area. It represents the rich history, culture, and natural beauty of central Montana. This plate generates revenue for recreational facilities and services in the Lewistown area.

305 W Watson St, Ste 1
Lewistown, MT 59457
406-535-1760
www.cityoflewistown.com

Nikki Brummond
Financial Office, City of Lewistown
305 W Watson St, Ste 1
Lewistown, MT 59457
406-535-1760
nbrummond@ci.lewistown.mt.us

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation…

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Big Sky Economic Development

222 N 2nd St, Ste 200
Billings, MT 59101

Jeremy Vannatta
406-869-8416
vannatta@bigskyeda.org

$25 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$25 Renewal Donation

Proceeds from the plates go to support the trails initiative led by the Billings Chamber of Commerce/Convention & Visitors Bureau. The Big Sky Economic Development Corp. has joined the Chamber’s efforts to grow and enhance our trails system.…

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Billings City Council

P.O. Box 1178
Billings, MT 59101

Christina Volek
406-657-8430
volekc@ci.billings.mt.us

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

Half of the proceeds each year go to the City of Billings, to be used for parks and recreation. The other half goes to Kiwanis projects for youth in the Billings area.…

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Blackfeet Tribe

All Chiefs Park
P.O. Box 850
Browning, MT 59417
406-338-7521

Edwin Roy Running Wolf
P.O. Box 1274
Browning, MT 59417
406-338-2868
security860@hotmail.com

$40 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

The donations will be put into a cancer hardship fund created by the Tribe to assist cancer patients with travel, rooms, and food.

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Bozeman, City of

121 N Rouse Ave
P.O. Box 1230
Bozeman, MT 59771
406-579-1302
www.bozeman.net

Brit Fontenot
406-579-1302
bfontenot@bozeman.net

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

Revenue from license plate sales goes toward city park and recreation improvements and the Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture’s Schools in the Gallery art program for children.…

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Browning, Town of

124 2nd Ave NE
P.O. Box 469
Browning, MT 59417
https://www.browningmontana.com/

William Morris
406-338-2344
wmorris@browningmontana.com

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

Provide an opportunity for Browning residents to support their community and display their pride by purchasing these plates.

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Butte Silver Bow Government

155 W Granite St
Butte, MT 59701
www.bsb.mt.gov

Karen Byrnes
406-497-6467
kbyrnes@bsb.mt.gov

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

Please contact the sponsor for information about the organization and how it uses donations from plate sales.

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The Community Foundation for a Better Bigfork

P.O. Box 1439
Bigfork, MT 59911
406-837-5888
www.bigfork.org

Paul Mutascio
406-261-1049
pmutascio@centurytel.net

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

The Bigfork Area Chamber of Commerce provides networking opportunities and a wealth of services and benefits to work for a better Bigfork. Your contribution is helping to promote Bigfork and all it has to offer.…

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Crow Tribe Executive Branch

P.O. Box 159
Crow Agency, MT 59022
https://www.crowtribe.com/

Channis C. Whiteman
406-638-3787
channisw@crownations.net

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

Please contact the sponsor for information about the organization and how it uses donations from plate sales.

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Flathead Lake Protection Association

P.O. Box 679
Lakeside, MT 59922
https://www.umt.edu/flbs/default.aspx

Bruce Young
406-844-3500
byoung@montanabythelake.com

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

All proceeds from the plates are donated to the Flathead Lake Biological Station specifically for lake monitoring.…

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Fort Peck Assiniboine & Sioux Tribes

P.O. Box 1027
Poplar, MT 59255
406-768-5155 Ext. 324
https://fortpecktribes.org/

Raymond Ogle
406-768-5155 Ext. 344
rogle@fortpecktribes.org

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

Please contact the sponsor for information about the organization and how it uses donations from plate sales.

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Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians

625 Central Ave West, Suite 100
Great Falls, MT 59404
406-315-2400
https://www.littleshelltribe.us

Colleen R. Hill
406-590-0820
chill@lstribe.us

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

Profits go into the tribe’s general fund.…

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Montana Veterans Affairs Division

P.O. Box 5715
Helena, MT 59604-5715
406-324-3740
https://montanadma.org/montana-veterans-affairs

Joe Foster
406-324-3741
jofoster@mt.gov

$15 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$15 Renewal Donation

Proceeds support Montana’s veterans cemeteries.…

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Northern Cheyenne Tribe

600 S Cheyenne Ave, Box 128
Lame Deer, MT 59043
https://www.cheyennenation.com/
Robert D. Bailey
406-671-8345
councilman.bailey@live.com

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

Funds help the tribe cultivate and preserve native arts, crafts, culture, and Indian ceremonials.…

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Red Lodge Area Chamber of Commerce

701 N Broadway Ave
P.O. Box 988
Red Lodge, MT 59068
www.redlodgechamber.org

Patty Davis
redlodgechamber@qwestoffice.net

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

Promote Red Lodge area economic health by developing a business climate consistent with the assets and values of the area by: 1) Operating the Visitors Center; 2) Supporting local businesses by being a central information resource and through education and advocacy; 3) Marketing Red Lodge locally, regionally, and nationally.

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Richland County

Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture
909 S Central Ave
Sidney, MT 59270

LaVanchie Starkey
406-433-1916
schamber@midrivers.com

$10 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$10 Renewal Donation

Please contact the sponsor for information about the organization and how it uses donations from plate sales.

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Shelby, City of

112 1st St S
Shelby, MT 59474
https://shelbymt.com/

Larry J. Bonderud
406-434-5222
larry@shelbymt.com

$20 Donation to Sponsor
$10 Administration Cost
$10 Production Cost
$20 Renewal Donation

This plate benefits Champions Park, an outdoor interpretive center preserving Shelby’s heritage and most historic event, the Dempsey-Gibbons World Heavyweight Championship Fight of 1923. 100% of the funds are directed toward construction of the park.…

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Attorney General's Office & Legal Services Division

The Attorney General’s Office, headed by Attorney General Tim Fox, and the Legal Services Division function as the lawyers for the State of Montana. The attorneys in the Office have expertise in a wide range of legal topics and handle a broad range of legal cases involving the State of Montana and its people.

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Children’s Justice Bureau

The Children’s Justice Bureau is an agency-wide initiative at the Montana Department of Justice dedicated to IMPROVING how we respond to child victims, DEVELOPING state-of-the-art approaches by keeping up with the newest research and, most importantly, HELPING child victims recover and move on with their lives.

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Forensic Science Division & State Crime Lab

The mission of the Montana Forensic Science Division is to use operationally efficient and financially responsible practices as the laboratory provides accurate, objective, and timely forensic analyses to the criminal justice community in order to maximize value to the citizens of Montana.

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Missing Persons Clearinghouse

The Missing Children Act of 1985 established a Montana Missing Persons Clearinghouse within the Department of Justice. In March 2008, the department implemented a searchable online database that, for the first time, is updated in real time and includes any photos provided by law enforcement.

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Office of Victim Services

The goal of the Office of Victim Services is to provide tools and information to help crime victims recover from their experience and provide them with a range of services available. The criminal justice system can be confusing and intimidating for victims. To assist them as they go through the justice system, the Office of Victim Service is available to answer any questions they may have.

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Central Services Division

The Montana Department of Justice’s Central Services Division provides financial and human resources support for the department. We make sure that everything works for the people Working for Justice. If you’re interested in a rewarding career helping protect the rights and safety of all Montanans, we invite you to join our team of over 800 dedicated employees working across the state.

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Justice Information Technology Services Division

Our Justice Information Technology Services Division (JITSD) provides vital Information Technology (IT) infrastructure upon which Montanans and lojitsdcal and state law enforcement agencies rely for timely, accurate information. JITSD manages the IT systems, services, and interfaces to support nearly 800 DOJ employees, 325 statewide county motor vehicle system users, and over 3,000 Criminal Justice Information Network (CJIN) users across the state.

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Division of Criminal Investigation

The Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) at the Montana Department of Justice is involved in many aspects of Montana law enforcement and is integral to the Department dciof Justice’s mission of promoting public safety.

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Montana Highway Patrol

Montana is rich in natural beauty and history. From Glacier Park in the west to Makoshika Park in the east, the men and women of the Montana Highway Patrol are working hard to make your travels safe and enjoyable. The Highway Patrol’s core values are “Service, Integrity and Respect.” These values are reflected in our commitment to public safety through diligent and fair enforcement of our traffic codes.

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Montana Law Enforcement Academy

The Montana Law Enforcement Academy is the premier law enforcement and public safety educational and training institution for state, county, city and tribal officers throughout the state. The Academy offers entry-level programs referred to as Basic Programs and advanced training through an array of Professional Development Programs.

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Public Safety Officer Standards & Training

The Council was formed in 2007 under 2-15-2029, MCA as an independent Quasi-judicial board. And as allowed by statute the Council adopted Administrative Rules in order to implement the provisions of Title 44, chapter 4, part 4, MCA. Per 44-4-403, MCA the Council is required to set employment and training standards for all Public Safety Officers as defined in 44-4-401, MCA and in addition the Council shall provide for the certification or recertification of public safety officers and for the suspension or revocation of certification of public safety officers.

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Gambling Control Division

Through the Gambling Control Division, the Department of Justice regulates all forms of gambling in Montana, except for the Montana Lottery and horse racing. The legislature has charged the division with maintaining a uniform regulatory climate that is fair and free of corrupt influences. The division is also responsible for collecting gambling revenue for state and local governments.

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Motor Vehicle Division

The mission of the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) is to identify and promote efficient, cost-effective programs that benefit the interests, safety, and well-being of Montana citizens through licensing, registering, and regulating the motoring activities of the public. The MVD continuously strives for excellence in customer service. Streamlining the way we do business has allowed us to improve our efficiency and make our services more convenient for our customers.

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Natural Resource Damage Program

The Natural Resource Damage Program (NRDP) was created in 1990 to prepare the state’s lawsuit against the Atlantic Richfield Co. (ARCO) for injuries to the natural resources in the Upper Clark Fork River Basin (UCFRB). Decades of mining and mineral processing operations in and around Butte and Anaconda released substantial quantities of hazardous substances into the Upper Clark Fork River Basin between Butte and Milltown. These hazardous substances extensively degraded the area’s natural resources.

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Office of Consumer Protection

Enforce consumer laws designed to protect the consumer from unfair or deceptive business practices. Enforce statutes relating to telephone solicitation and telemarketing. Provide information to consumers about their basic rights under consumer laws. Assist consumers by distributing consumer education materials including scam and consumer alerts. Investigate false, misleading, or deceptive trade practices.

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Human Trafficking

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. This form of modern day slavery does happen here in Big Sky Country.

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Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Program

Montana’s deadliest drugs aren’t made in secret labs and they don’t always come from dealers on the corner. They’re in our own medicine cabinets. Each year, prescription drug abuse contributes to the deaths of more than 300 Montanans — making prescription drug abuse 15 times more deadly than meth, heroin and cocaine combined. Our kids report the third-highest rate of prescription drug abuse in the country and more than half of them say prescription drugs are easier to get than street drugs.

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Safe in Your Space

When it comes to embracing new technology, kids have rapidly outpaced their parents and teachers. By their early school years, many children are already more comfortable on the Internet than their parents. But just because children are smart enough to know how to navigate the Internet, doesn’t mean they have the experience to make good decisions about some of the possibilities they may face online.

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Montana Sexual or Violent Offender Registry

Created by the Montana Department of Justice in 1989, the Sexual or Violent Offender Registry is a valuable resource for Montanans to protect their families against sexual or violent offenders.

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Montana 24/7 Sobriety Program

Drinking and driving has been a chronic – and deadly — problem on Montana’s roadways for decades. In 2008, Montana was ranked as the deadliest state in the nation when it came to per capita DUI-related traffic fatalities.

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Work for Justice

Everyday at The Montana Department of Justice, our employees are dedicated to ensuring the well-being and rights of the people of our great state. We’re passionate about what we do because it’s more than a job or a career. It’s about who we are as people. If this sounds like you, your unique experiences, knowledge, and values may be just what the Montana Department of Justice is looking for and needs. In return we can offer a culture that promotes fairness and growth opportunities.

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