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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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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

Wanted for Magna Homicide

Magna, UT – On July 16, 2017, Unified Police Department (UPD) officers responded to 8360 West Mix Ave after receiving calls of a shooting that had just occurred. Officers found 25-year-old Paige Espinoza inside a southeast bedroom of the home, deceased from a gunshot wound.

Through the investigation, it was determined that the gunshots came from outside the home, directly targeting the southeast bedroom window. Espinoza did not live at the Mix Avenue residence; she was there visiting a resident of the home.

Investigators from the Unified Police Department and the United States Marshals Service are now actively looking for 46-year-old Gino James Cecala, who is wanted for the murder Paige Espinoza.

Investigators are asking the public for any information on the whereabouts of Cecala. Anyone with information may remain anonymous and is asked to call 385-468-9817.

Sheriff's Office Is Hiring Sheriff Deputy I and II

Congratulations CIT Metro Academy #5 on graduating

Sheriff Rosie Rivera

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