One of the simplest approaches that you can use to safeguard your commercial and personal interested is to initiate a Salt lake County arrest warrant search when allowing new people to enter your home and office. The economic doldrums that are still impacting employment and inflation rates have managed to send crime rates soaring up in UT.
What this means is that just locking your doors and windows is no longer enough, you will need to have a greater awareness of your surroundings and people who live and work near you. To do so, you can get an inquiry conducted into the arrest warrants issued against a new acquaintance or employee.
In fact, looking for arrest records and outstanding warrants from Salt Lake County against a person is still considered one of the simplest yet most effective ways to weed out people with a criminal background from the hiring lineup. Finding information on active warrants for arrestsalong with other crime records is not in the least bit tedious.
Simply go over to the offices of the agencies mentioned below and fill a form requesting a background search. Expect to pay a small fee for the inquiry. Generally, it takes anywhere between 1 to 7 days to receive a response to such a request. If you approach the office of the county clerk, you can browse their court dockets database through the use of their intranet.
- The sheriff: 2001 S State Ste 2700, Salt Lake City, Utah 84190
- The magistrate: 333 S 200 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
- The clerk of court: 2001 South State Street, #N-1600, Salt Lake City, Utah 84190-1150
Will state agencies provide an arrest report or details about warrants from Salt Lake County over the phone? (Updated-2021)
- Call the dispatch phone line at for non-emergency complaints and general information
- Contact the Sheriff’s Office at (385) 468-9898 for a warrant search and/or an arrest report.
- Connect with the Salt Lake County Jail at (385) 468-8400 to learn about recent arrests.
- Connect with the Victim’s Advocate at (385) 468-7700 to reach Victim/Witness Services.
- Call the Clerk of District Court at (801) 238-7300/(801) 233-9700 to get criminal conviction and judicial records.
Crime statistics of Salt Lake County Unified Police Department County
Almost 8,733 criminal complaints were filed by the Salt Lake County Unified Police Department Sheriff’s Department in 2019, compared to the 12,663 crimes reported in 2018. The figure included 8002 property offenses and 731 crimes against people. The following crimes were reported:
- 6,028 larceny-thefts
- 983 burglaries
- 991 motor vehicle thefts
- 425 aggravated assaults
- 156 rapes, and
- 145 robberies
Older crime statistics
The police of Salt lake County, Utah have their hands full with an annual crime average of 46,000 incidents. To add to their woes, nearly 3000 of these are murders, rapes and other violent crimes. Unfortunately, there are no signs of these figures receding. In fact, there has been a steady increase of almost 40% in the annual crime averages.