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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.