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CORRECTION TO LOCATION OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR ALPINE SCHOOL DISTRICT TAX HEARING

The location of the upcoming Truth in Taxation hearing for the Alpine School District listed on the 2021 Notice of Valuation and Property Tax Changes listed the wrong location for the meeting.

Posted On : 07/22/2021



AUGUST 3, 2021 SOLDIER SUMMIT SSD SPECIAL MEETING WITH PUBLIC HEARING

Posted On : 07/22/2021



UPCOMING TRUTH-IN-TAXATION MEETINGS IN UTAH COUNTY

Several cities in Utah County are holding public hearings to consider increases in their Property Tax Rates.

Posted On : 07/21/2021



AUGUST 3, 2021 SOLDIER SUMMIT SSD SPECIAL MEETING WITH PUBLIC HEARING

Posted On : 07/08/2021



NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Posted On : 07/21/2021



NOTICE OF VACANCIES-GOSHEN VALLEY LOCAL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Posted On : 07/20/2021



ROOSEVELT MAN KILLED IN CLIMBING ACCIDENT NEAR BRIDAL VEIL FALLS

A 40 year old Roosevelt man died after he apparently fell while climbing near Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon on Saturday. A 9 year old boy who was with him was not injured and came down from the mountain on his own.

Posted On : 07/18/2021



NEXT UCSO TEACHERS ACADEMY WILL START IN AUGUST!

Beginning August 3, 2021, Sheriff Mike Smith and the Utah County Sheriff's Office will conduct another Teachers Academy. The course is limited to 30 participants. Slots will fill fast so register soon!

Posted On : 07/13/2021



UTAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE FOUND/RECOVERED PROPERTY LIST

Posted On : 07/08/2021



JAMES DEKOTA BRUNSON - THIS MAN HAS A VIOLENT HISTORY

A 24 year old man who resides at the Utah State Prison has left a trail of destruction in his short adult life.

Posted On : 07/07/2021



VIOLENT FUGITIVE WANTED IN IDAHO ARRESTED IN UTAH COUNTY

A 33 year old Boise, Idaho man was arrested Friday night after Sheriff's Detectives and Deputies, working with Provo Police and Boise, Idaho Police located him in Provo Canyon. He is being held without bail.

Posted On : 07/06/2021



EARLY VOTING

Posted On : 07/01/2021



SAMPLE BALLOT

Posted On : 07/01/2021



NOTICE OF ELECTION

Posted On : 07/01/2021



19 YEAR OLD FAIRVIEW MAN DIES IN APPARENT DROWNING IN SPRING LAKE

A 19 year old man from Fairview died while swimming in Spring Lake in Utah County. He and a friend began to struggle and a bystander tried to help both to shore. The 19 year old slipped beneath the surface of the water and never resurfaced. Searchers found his body several hours later.

Posted On : 06/26/2021



UTAH COUNTY POLICE CHIEFS AND SHERIFF SHARE LAW ENFORCEMENT CODE OF ETHICS

The Police Chiefs and Sheriff in Utah County have produced a video showing the commitment they and their Officers and Deputies have to the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics.

Posted On : 06/15/2021



UTAH SHERIFFS ISSUE STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS

All 29 elected Sheriffs in Utah have signed a statement in support of the Constitution and individuals' rights to bear arms.

Posted On : 06/15/2021



STATE AND NATIONAL FOREST OFFICIALS ISSUE FIRE AND SHOOTING RESTRICTIONS

State of Utah Fire, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, and US Forest Service Officials have issued fire, fireworks, and target shooting (State) restrictions on certain lands statewide because of extreme fire danger throughout Utah.

Posted On : 06/14/2021



TWO SEPARATE INVESTIGATIONS UNCOVER COCKFIGHTING ORGANIZATIONS

In less than a week Detectives and Deputies with the Utah County Sheriff's Office have discovered illegal cockfighting organizations. One in a city, and the other in a remote location.

Posted On : 05/20/2021



RECREATE RESPONSIBLY - LOWER YOUR IMPACT ON NATIONAL FOREST LANDS

Local US Forest Service Officials are encouraging people to use these public lands. They want people to "Recreate Responsibly" in an effort to keep Forest Service lands in their natural beauty for all users.

Posted On : 05/19/2021



SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM LOCATED TWO BODIES ON UTAH LAKE

Utah County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue located two bodies believed to be those of men missing since Saturday evening. The two men are from West Valley City.

Posted On : 05/16/2021



PART THREE OF THREE - ENFORCEMENT - 2020 UTAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

In part three of three videos Sheriff Smith talks about the three main Divisions within the Utah County Sheriff's Office. This video covers 2020 and the Enforcement Division.

Posted On : 05/04/2021



WOMAN FOUND ALIVE MAY 2, 2021, AFTER SEARCH IN DECEMBER 2020

A woman SAR Officials searched for in December 2020 has been found alive in Diamond Fork in Utah County.

Posted On : 05/03/2021



PART TWO OF THREE - CORRECTIONS - 2020 UTAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

In part two of three videos Sheriff Smith talks about the three main Divisions within the Utah County Sheriff's Office. This video covers 2020 and the Corrections Division

Posted On : 04/29/2021



PART ONE OF THREE - SUPPORT SERVICES - 2020 UTAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

In part one of three videos Sheriff Smith talks about the three main Divisions within the Utah County Sheriff's Office. This video covers 2020 and the Support Services Division

Posted On : 04/29/2021



UTAH COUNTY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ARSON AFTER ABANDONED HOUSE BURNED DOWN

An 18 year old Utah County woman was arrested after she and a juvenile girl caused an abandoned house to burn down near Lincoln Beach.

Posted On : 04/05/2021



SALT LAKE CITY MAN CHARGED AFTER CRASHING HIS SUV WHILE EVADING LAW ENFORCEMENT

A Salt Lake City man on parole and with multiple convictions for felony DUI and Felony evading crashed his SUV after fleeing from two different law enforcement agencies. He sustained serous injuries and will face several charges.

Posted On : 03/18/2021



AUTO BURGLARIES - DO YOU RECOGNIZE THESE PEOPLE?

Auto burglaries with a particular Modus Operandi (Method of Operating - MO) are making the rounds. Protect your personal belongings while parked in more isolated areas.

Posted On : 02/17/2021



UCSO PATROL CAR DAMAGED IN CRASH WITH AMERICAN FORK ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT

A Utah County Sheriff's Office Deputy assisting American Fork Police in a search for an armed robbery suspect had his patrol car struck by that suspect. There were no inujuries.

Posted On : 01/18/2017



RIVERTON MAN CITED FOR LEWDNESS INVOLVING A CHILD

A 64 year old Riverton man was cited for Lewdness Involving a Child after reports he was exposing himself to young people in a rather unique way.

Posted On : 05/26/2016