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The office of Sheriff is a constitutionally created office with duties prescribed by the Utah legislature. The sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer for the county and is elected every four years.
The sheriff has countywide jurisdiction, but in practice, mostly concentrates activities outside city limits where municipal officers cannot operate.
The Sheriff has been charged with the responsibility to maintain the public peace and protecting life and property of all citizens of Grand County. Obligations and responsibilities have continuously grown throughout the years.
The duties of the Sheriff’s Office have increased as administrative procedures, court decisions, and requirements of the laws have brought about sophisticated and technical advancements to Law Enforcement.
The Sheriff’s Office is comprised of several divisions which perform the varied duties required by Utah Law, the Criminal Justice System, and the public need. These divisions are:
Criminal / Civil Processing
Criminal / Civil
- ATV patrol
FIDO (Field Investigation Drug Officer)
- Animal Control
IDHO (Inmate Discipline Hearing Officer)
Drug Court Tracker
Track Felony/Family Participants
7th District Court Bailiff
Family Drug Court Bailiff
- Felony Drug Court Bailiff
Justice Court Bailiff
Criminal/Civil Paper Service
- Control Room operations
- 911 Call Takers
- Code RED – Reverse 911
Mobile Command Vehicle/Operations
(Secondary PSAP - Public Safety Answering Point)
- Safe Schools
- D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education)
- Illegal Narcotic education
- MOCK DUI Education
- Good Touch Bad Touch
- OHV Education
Emergency Management Services
- Homeland Security
- Multi Jurisdiction Coordination
- Domestic / Natural Disaster Response
Search and Rescue
- Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) - VINELink is the online version of VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday), the National Victim Notification Network. This service allows crime victims to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day.
Veronica J. Bullock
August 23, 2008
Press Release Addendum
August 23, 2008 13:45 HRS
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