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Officer Douglas Scott Barney

The Unified Police Department family is grateful for the outpouring of support from the community. Our hearts go out to the Barney Family during this difficult time. Our thoughts are also with Officer Jon Richey and the Richey Family as he is recovering from sustained injuries.


We are extremely grateful to those who have donated, or plan to donate, to Officer Barney's family, Benefit accounts have been created on behalf of the Barney and Richey Families. Those wishing to donate can do so at America First Credit Union under the Doug Barney Memorial Account and the Jon Richey Charitable Account or contact AFCU at 1-800-999-3961.

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Passing of Retired Chief Deputy Don Strong

It is with heartfelt sadness that we inform you of the passing of retired Chief Deputy Don Strong

2016 Spring Open Horse Show

Hope to see you there!

Jared Francom Memorial Ride

Please see the attached flyer for the Jared Francom Memorial Ride hosted by Harley Davidson. Donations from this event will be given to Officer Doug Barney’s family.

Passing of Joseph Barton

We are saddened to report that one of our previously employed members, Joseph (Joe) Barton passed away with his family by his side on January 30, 2016 at his home in Southern Utah.

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About The Sheriff's Office

The Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office operates two correctional facilities; the Salt Lake County Metro Jail and the Oxbow Jail Facility. Both jails are highly efficient, designed to operate at low costs with an abundance of programs that minimize overcrowding issues while creating an approach that reduces recidivism. Salt Lake County’s Protective Services Division prides itself on meeting the diverse challenges of effective crime prevention by transitioning between law enforcement authority, prisoner management, government security and public service.

In addition to our Corrections Bureau and Protective Services Division; the Sheriff’s Office is also home to Search and Rescue, the Mounted Posse, Human Resources and Fiscal Divisions. With over 1,100 employees and volunteers, the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office takes pride in its role as a leader in public safety and community service.

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Salt Lake County Sheriff
James M. Winder

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