Law Enforcement and Public Safety
The Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Department of Law Enforcement is located at 800 S. Oak Street, Anaconda, MT 59711. The Department of Law Enforcement serves the City-County of Anaconda-Deer Lodge, a population of approximately 9,000 residents and covers 737.0 square miles. The Department of Law Enforcement operates 24 hours a day / 365 days a year.
The Department of Law Enforcement consists of three departments - Law Enforcement - Detention - 911 Dispatch.
Law Enforcement is supervised by Chief of Law Enforcement Tim Barkell and Asst. Chief Bill Sather. The department has fifteen full-time and one part-time sworn officers. The Anaconda-Deer Lodge County LEA is responsible for the safety of the residents as well as enforcing laws and ordinances.
Detention is supervised by Assistant Bill Sather and has seven full-time and one part-time detention officers. This facility houses prisoners for Anaconda-Deer Lodge County and other agencies.
911 Dispatch is supervised by Lynette Williams and has ten (full-time and part-time) dispatchers. 911 Dispatch provides essential emergency and non-emergency dispatch and communications services to City-County law enforcement, fire departments and EMS services.
Tim Barkell, Chief
William "Colt" Pierce
Bill Sather, Assistant chief
Lynette Williams, Supervisor
Shane DeHart (P/T)