The Judicial Division is responsible for a number of activities within the Utah County Sheriff’s Office. Most of which are closely related to the Judiciary process and are assigned to various sections within the Judicial division. These sections are briefly outlined below.
This section is primarily responsible for providing court security for the various Fourth District Courts and the Utah County Justice Court.
The Warrant Section is responsible for locating and arresting persons for whom arrest warrants have been issued. In addition, this unit coordinates with jurisdiction in other states to arrange for the return of persons wanted in Utah County who have been arrested in the other states.
The responsibility of the Civil Section is to serve civil process within Utah County. This includes the delivery of garnishments, divorce papers, subpoenas, notices of lawsuits, protection orders, stalking orders, tax warrants, evictions and other legal papers. The Civil Section also performs all Sheriff’s sales of real estate and real property.