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Sheriff's Office

21554 West 9000 South
P.O. Box 985
Duchesne UT 84021
Fax 435-738-2637
Tip Line: 435-738-0196
Dispatch:  435-738-2424; 435-722-4558
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We can also be contacted through Face Book at:  Duchesne County Sheriff
And at Twitter at:  Duchesne CoSo
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If you have any information that you feel that we should have or something you believe we should know about, please contact us through one of the methods we have listed here.  As always, we will keep your information as confidential as possible.
Sheriff:  Travis Mitchell
Chief Deputy:  Dave Boren
Jail Commander:  Jeremy Curry


The Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office employs 50 people, 37 of which are Sworn Officers.  Fifteen Law Enforcement Officers patrol, answer calls, and conduct investigations throughout the County which is an area of 3,256 square miles.  The Enforcement section is comprised of ten Patrol Deputies, one Truck Enforcement Deputy and one Civil Process/Court Deputy.  Three Deputies comprise  the Investigations section.  The Sheriff’s Office also provides Animal Control Services throughout the County, including contracts with Duchesne City to house their impounds, and full services to Myton City, and the Towns of Altamont and Tabiona.  One Special Functions Officer currently provides all Animal Control Services.
Twenty two Corrections Officers operate the Jail which is a 160 bed facility that houses County inmates and contract inmates from the State of Utah and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Thirteen civilian employees provide administrative support to the Sheriff’s Office in areas such as Records, Finance, Booking, Food Services and other administrative duties. 

Mission Statement

The Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to providing the best law enforcement services we possibly can to the citizens of Duchesne County.  Our goal is a county that is a safe environment for all of the citizens that reside here and any who may visit.  We will work to provide this service with integrity, honesty and with respect.  We will work to insure that our officers are trained to a high degree of professionalism.  The law enforcement code of ethics will be the guiding principal in all we do.


Justice Center

The Duchesne County Justice Center was completed in 1997 and houses the Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office, the Duchesne County Jail, the Duchesne County Attorney’s Office, The Duchesne County Justice Court, and the State of Utah 8th District Court.  The facility is located on the hill North of Duchesne. It is reached by turning North on State Road 87 in the Center of Duchesne, traveling approximately 1 mile and then turning right and continuing on up the hill and to the East.  The road is well signed.

Search & Rescue

The Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue is comprised of 35 full members and 8 Emeritus members. These volunteers provide Search and Rescue services throughout the County and meet monthly in training and preparation meetings. They provide a vital service to the citizens and visitors to Duchesne County.


If you are concerned about identity theft, the following web sites provide excellent information to help you determine if your identity has been stolen and what steps you can take to resolve identity theft issues.

Community Programs

Wise Eyes

The Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office is a participant in The WISE EYES Community Watch Program.  This program is provided to create citizen awareness to crime and to provide a method where anyone in the County can contact the Sheriff’s Office with information on crime or potential crime that they feel needs to be reported. Information can also be shared by the Sheriff’s Office out to the public on the web site concerning crimes, investigations and wanted or missing persons.  To receive information, sign up at:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


We participate in the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) which is a multi-jurisdictional team that investigates Child Pornography and other internet crimes.  If you have information that you want to share concerning these types of crimes or you have information concerning any ongoing investigation you can contact our investigators at:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Code Red

This is an emergency alert system that can be used to make notifications to the entire county, or to specific areas of the county through the regular phones and cell phones.  This is done by using the existing data base from the local phone company.  If you want to ensure that you will receive these notifications, go to the following link and enroll your phones. http://coderedweb.com 

A Child is Missing 

This system is designed to be used in the case of a missing child and is more of a local alert.  It is also a phone notification, using the local data base.  You can sign up to receive any local alerts at the following link.  http://achildismissing.org/sign.asp

Amber Alert

The Amber Alert is a statewide system that is used to make notifications of children that have been abducted or are otherwise in danger.  You can sign up for these alerts at the following link. 





Outside Employment Policy

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