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"Excellence in Gardening" Graduation

Thanks to those who took part in the Salt Lake County Jail Horticulture Program's "Excellence in Gardening" graduation on March 3rd, 2015.

Sgt. Ken Moeller

Our Organization has again lost one of its great members and it is with deep sadness that we say goodbye to Sergeant Ken Moeller.

Life Skills Class #70 Graduation Ceremony

Life Skills is a four-week, 150-hour program designed to provide students with the tools necessary to successfully reintegrate back into society.

SLCO Council Recognizes Jail Horticulture Program

On Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, the Jail Horticulture Program was recognized at the County Council meeting and received the Customer Service Recognition Award for their participation in the Meals on Wheels MealsPlus Program.

ATTN: Upcoming Changes to the SLCO Metro Jail Phone Service Provider

On Monday, February 2nd, 2015 the Salt Lake County Metro Jail will be changing the service provider for prisoner phones.

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.

Sheriff Winder
Salt Lake County Sheriff
James M. Winder


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