Weber County Jail Receives 2020 JAIL OF THE YEAR AWARD

Salt Lake City – The U.S. Marshals Service in Utah is proud to announce Weber County Jail as its 2020 Jail Stakeholder of the Year award.

On Tuesday, April 20, United States Marshal Matthew D. Harris presented Sheriff Ryan Arbon and the Weber County Jail it’s award at the Weber County Commission meeting.

Weber County received its award for overcoming many obstacles associated with inmate housing, quarantining, testing, and monitoring inmates during the 2020 Global Pandemic. Weber County’s Medical staff was a central part of Weber County and winning the award. At times, Weber County houses 40% of all federal inmates in the State of Utah. The jail also aided in facilitating hundreds of remote federal hearings to ensure the federal judicial process continued.

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