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Matheson Courthouse

The Scott M. Matheson Courthouse is the largest state courthouse, opened in the spring of 1996. It houses Third District, Third District Juvenile and the Utah Supreme Court, Utah Court of Appeals, Utah State Law Library.

Officers provide constant security and Bailiff services when court is in session. Court Security Officers screen using a variety of law enforcement tools including vehicle screening, x-ray machines, metal detectors.

Bailiffs manage dozens of prisoners and oversee hundreds of court cases daily. Proceedings can range from civil and traffic all the way to capitol murder.

Unique duties specific to this location

The courthouse is currently staffed with a force that would rival most city police departments. Our Officers are faced daily with Law Enforcement and Correctional scenarios.

For those visiting the courthouse, please leave all weapons and dangerous items at home or in your vehicle. This includes guns, blades of any size, glass items, laser pointers, chemical sprays, flammable items, or any item that may be considered to be a weapon.


Protective Services Chief Deputy

Chief Deputy Justin Hoyal
Protective Services Division Executives

Lieutenant Kari Huth
Lieutenant Aaron Torres
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