Welcome to the Patrol Division

Patrol Division:

Our patrol division is made up of 52 sworn officers, starting with the Chief and working its way down the chain of command. 

Do you need an officer? You may call our dispatch center (non-emergency) line at 406-457-8866.

The Lieutenant in charge of Patrol is Brett Petty (447-8830) and the desk Sergeant is Berkley Conrad (457-8839).

Animal Control:

We have one Animal Control Officer, Mike Maynard. He can also be reached at the dispatch center (non-emergency) line at 406-457-8865.  His email is: mmaynard@helenamt.gov if you have any questions regarding any Animal Ordinances within in the city limits.


We have one Evidence Technician, Rachel Dickie. Her phone is 406-447-8468. Her email is rdickie@helenamt.gov. She only has property that has been recovered within the city limits. Please contact her regarding your property that she may have.

Please Note: Property will only be released on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. by appointment only.

Found Property:

Property List Posted 01/16/20 - If there is something listed that may be yours please contact our Evidence Technichian. You must have some kind of proof that the property belongs to you. After 90 days of being posted these items will be disposed of.

Criminal Investigations:

The Lieutenant in charge of investigations is Jayson Zander (447-8474). His email is jzander@helenamt.gov. The Sergeant in charge of investigations is Adam Shanks (457-8829). His email is ashanks@helenamt.gov.

Other detectives in the investigations division consist of an Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Detective, Violence Against Women (VAWA) Detective, and two general detectives.  Should you need to speak with them please call our Administration line at 406-447-8479 and you can be directed to the correct person.