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 of Justice’s mission of promoting public safety.
Montana’s Sexual or Violent Offender Registration Act is designed to protect the public from sexual and violent offenders by requiring offenders to register with local law enforcement agencies in the jurisdiction where they reside. Information about these offenders is then made available to the public
Montana law allows people to carry concealed weapons if he or she has a valid Montana or out-of-state permit to do so. Montana has no prohibitions against carrying a weapon in a motor vehicle... click for more info.
Careers as a DCI Agent
Non-Conviction Removal and Sealing
Conviction Expungement Process
Forms and Other Documents
Montana’s Integrated Justice Information System (IJIS) Broker Project
State Fire Marshal’s Office
Provides statewide fire prevention and investigation services to nearly 400 fire agencies, 56 county sheriff’s departments, more than 60 city police departments and numerous other state and federal agencies.
Fire Safety Standards for Cigarettes
Fire-safe cigarettes, also known as reduced ignition propensity cigarettes, are designed to stop burning when left unattended.
Bureau Home Page
Fire Related MCA & ARM
Fire Service Training
Fire Prevention & Investigation
Increasingly, criminals are using computers to commit crimes or to keep track of their “business dealings.” These days, when officers serve a search warrant, some of the most important evidence may be stored on a suspect’s computer.
Special Services Bureau
Dedicated to IMPROVING how we respond to victims, DEVELOPING state-of-the-art approaches by keeping up with the newest research and, most importantly, HELPING victims recover and move on with their lives - Visit the SSB home page.
CACs are locations within a community where abused children and their non-offending family members can go following a report of sexual abuse. CACs create a mentally and physically safe environment for children. They provide a place where the multidisciplinary team (MDT) can convene, so the child does not have to go to see each professional separately.
For Parents and Caregivers
Talking about child sexual abuse can be very difficult...
Investigating crimes against children and responding to individual child victims is challenging professional work...
Tribal Teams and Centers
Provides training, technical support and equipment to Montana’s tribal teams...
Montana Child Sexual Assault Response Team
Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Montana
Drug Endangered Children
Fire Prevention & Investigation Annual Reports
The following reports are available to download and print.
Statistics relating to fires reported, fire fatalities, and investigations and inspections conducted by the State Fire Marshal's Office.