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    Protective Services
    The Protective Services Division meets the
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    Jail Programs
    Jail Horticultre program provides
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    Search and Rescue
    Volunteer Professionals
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    Our Team
    Serving and Protecting our Community
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    Mounted Posse
    Long Standing Tradition
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Salt Lake County 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.

News Items

Friends and Family Inmate Voice Messaging

Salt Lake County Jail is pleased to announce a new feature of the inmate phone system. You will now be able to leave voice mails to inmates. Each message can last up to 30 seconds at a cost of $1.00.

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Looking for a Rewarding Career in Law Enforcement? We're Hiring!

Looking for a Rewarding Career in Law Enforcement?
The SLCO Sheriff's Office is currently hiring for Entry-Level Correctional Officers and Protective Service Officers - both provide opportunities to positively impact individuals in and out of custody. We are looking for individuals who are service minded, intelligent, confident, proactive and respectful...Be a part of the solution!

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Children's Miracle Network Fundraiser

On May 21st, 2016 The Office of the Sheriff teamed up with Costco to help raise funds for the Children's Miracle Network and Primary Children's Hospital.

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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. Chief Strong passed away on May 6 at his home. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends, many of whom worked or currently work for the Office of Sheriff.

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2016 Spring Open Horse Show

May 14th is the Spring Open Horse Show at the Salt Lake County Equestrian Park. Hope to see your there!

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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.

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