The Transportation Unit is responsible for all scheduled movement of inmates outside of the secure facility and Video Court Bailiff duties.
Deputies perform video court bailiff services for the District Court, all local Justice Courts and numerous allied Courts throughout the state, to include the Board Of Pardons. Over 6,500 inmates were seen via video court in 2015.
Over 13,500 inmates were transported in 2015 by transportation staff.
∙ Juvenile Offenders
∙ Juvenile & District Court
∙ Federal Court Transportation (US Marshal & Immigration)
∙ Warrant / Commitments from other facilities
∙ Transfers to the Utah State Prison / Utah State Hospital
∙ Northwest Shuttle *** / Fugitive Extraditions
∙ Medical / Dental Appointments
∙ Orders to Produce / Transport
.Transfers between 12th Street & Kiesel Facilities
*** Northwest Shuttle - The Weber County Transportation Unit is the Hub Agency and Co-coordinator for the State of Utah. This is a cooperative effort by involved agencies to move fugitives and reduce extradition costs to individual agencies and Western States. The transportation unit moved 547 fugitives on the Northwest Shuttle in 2015. 63 fugitives were returned to the State of Utah via the shuttle. This results in an average savings of $5000 per fugitive or $315,000 vs. traditional means of extradition.