Salt Lake County Jail

Salt Lake County Metropolitan Jail, UT Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: February 19, 2021
Location 3415 South 900 West, Salt Lake City, UT, 84119
Official Website

In Salt Lake City, Utah, you’ll find the Salt Lake County Jail. The Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office operates this correctional facility. The facility will take in anyone who commits a crime within the county limits, but also on occasion take in those from surrounding cities and counties. 

When an inmate is sentenced and is kept here, they will carry less than a 24-month sentence. But, please know that not all inmates have already been sentenced when they are brought here. 

While these offenders are in the correctional facility, they can participate in the following services and programs:

  • Commissary
  • Educational Programs
  • Medical Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Recreational Programs
  • Religious Services
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Programs
  • Vocational Training

How to Locate Someone in Salt Lake County Jail 

Locating someone in the Salt Lake County Jail is relatively easy in 2020. All you need to do is head on over to the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office website, and you can locate the inmate database. As long as you know his or her full name (first and last), you should have no issue finding the person you are looking for. 

Sending a Mail/Package 

When it comes to sending mail to an inmate in the Salt Lake County Jail, you can do so. You are more than welcome to send mail to an inmate. All you need to do is follow instructions. By instructions, that means do not send things on the do not send list. They do not send a list is

  • Stamps
  • Plastic
  • Glitter
  • Metal
  • Confetti
  • Ribbons
  • Gang Related Items
  • Strings
  • Polaroids
  • Perfume
  • Lipstick
  • Pens
  • Writing Paper
  • Envelopes
  • Pencils
  • Musical Cards
  • Large photographs

Sending Money

All offenders that are held in the Salt Lake County Jail will need money. They will need money to use at the commissary. The commissary is like the prison store. This is where they can purchase items they need, and they will be passed out to them once a week. 

Offenders will also need money so they can use the telephone too. The best way to give inmates money is by dropping off a money order before 11 pm nightly.

Phone calls

All outgoing calls from the facility are monitored and recorded for safety purposes. Inmates will need to have funds in their commissary account to use the telephone. Inmates are allowed to make up to 15-minute phone calls home. They are allowed to use the telephone between 7 am to 7 pm daily.

Visiting Rules 

With the pandemic going on in 2020, the Salt Lake County Jail has altered their visitation schedule. To visit, it is best that you reach out to the facility to find out their latest protocols when it comes to seeing.

Salt Lake County Metropolitan Jail — General Information

Facility Name Salt Lake County Metropolitan Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Address 3415 South 900 West, Salt Lake City, UT, 84119
Capacity 2000
Facility Type Adult
City Salt Lake City
Postal Code 84119
State Utah
County Salt Lake County
Official Website

Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office

Address 2001 South State Street, Salt Lake, Utah, 84190
Phone 801-468-3900
Website website

Visiting Hours

Monday: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.