Pretrial Services

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Missoula County Pretrial Services

The Missoula County Pretrial Services Program promotes community safety and enhances pretrial justice by providing services which focus on early intervention and personal improvement.

Pretrial Services located in the John Engen Local Government Building (the former federal building) in downtown Missoula. Please note that while the office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, the doors on both Pine and Pattee streets (across from the Missoula Art Museum) will be locked. Please ring the doorbell on the Pattee Street entrance and a staff member will let you in. Please call 406-258-4321 if you have any questions.

Google maps view of Pattee and Pine streets

Services offered:

  • Provide risk information and release options to the court to assist with bail decisions.
  • Monitor compliance of court ordered release conditions.
  • Alcohol and substance use testing and GPS monitoring.
  • Provide the court with ongoing progress reports to assist with case processing.
  • Provide court reminders to support the defendant’s appearance in court.
  • Assistance for housing, employment, transportation, and social support.
  • Support service referrals target underlying issues which may contribute to further criminal justice system involvement.

Contact if you have additional questions.


  • Metered parking is available on Pine, Pattee and Broadway.
  • The office location is located two blocks east of the Mountain Line transfer center.
  • This office site is temporary. Please note that the Engen building is an active construction site.

Map showing how to drive from the pre-release center to the pretrial services office.Map showing how to drive from the pre-release center to the pretrial services office.