The Sheriff of Utah County is responsible for protecting the citizens of Utah County by providing a secure holding facility for persons legally confined in the county. The Utah County Jail protects the public by providing a secure, humane environment for the incarceration of those persons accused or convicted of violating the law. The management philosophy of the Sheriff and his staff is based upon the following assumptions:
1. Incarceration is punishment, in and of itself.
2. All inmates and staff will be held accountable for their actions.
3. The opportunity for offender reintegration into society is founded in humane treatment and services.
The primary goal of the Corrections Facility is to provide inmates the opportunity to participate in and benefit from educational, treatment and rehabilitative programs. These programs are intended to enable inmates to re-enter the community better prepared to deal with their responsibilities as a contributing community member.
The staff is made up of the following positions: