Utah County Sheriff's Office

Major Crimes Task Force


About the Task Force

The mission of the Utah County Major Crimes Task Force is to promote a collaborated multi-agency effort through local, state and federal agencies, to identify, investigate and dismantle major drug trafficking organizations operating in the Utah County area, with emphasis on heroin (currently an epidemic in our area), methamphetamine and clandestine lab, target and apprehend street to mid-level drug traffickers and increase efforts in the investigation and arrests of individuals and organizations involved in the distribution of opiate based prescription pills and target gang activity involved in drug distribution and any violent crimes.

The Utah County Major Crimes Task Force is made up of individuals from multiple agencies assigned to address the problems of drugs, gangs, and violent crimes occurring in Utah County. This group of officers are considered specialists and have the expertise that they can contribute to solve whatever problem the Task Force is assigned to address.

The Task Force Board of Directors is made up of representatives, Chiefs, Sheriff, and Utah County Attorney, from each agency involved in and contributing to the Task Force. The Utah County Major Crimes Task Force is comprised of fourteen local Police Agencies within Utah County to include State, Local, and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies.

Task Force detectives' main case load deals with pursuing high level drug trafficking organizations, targeting gang activity, and violent crimes occurring in Utah County. There are also SET Team detectives, whose main case load is to target street level drug dealers, drug users and gang activity, while focusing on their cities of assignment.

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