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Salt Lake County Jail - Visitation

Salt Lake County Jail Visitation Schedule.

The SL County jail - located at 3415 South 900 West in Salt Lake City, Utah - has various visitation schedules depending upon where your loved one is currently housed.  There are a number of different rules that you must adhere to when attempting to schedule a visit as well as when you arrive for your visit. The following list of nine items constitute the bulk of the visitation rules:

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Becoming a "Bounty Hunter" in Utah

Becoming a Bail Enforcement / Bail Recovery agent in the state of Utah is not difficult when you know what to expect.  In this post Reata Holt from Fox Force Bail Recovery and one of Bad Boys Bail Bonds agents covers what to expect.


Are you in Utah? Have you looked around and seen a thousand sites about how to become a “bounty hunter”?  Are you turned off?  Yeah me too!!

Some basic knowledge to get you started, here in Utah, the legal terms are Bail Enforcement Agent, Bail Recovery Agent and Bail Recovery Apprentice, each of these are different and thus have differing specific requirements. 

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Booking & Bail Process for Cache County Jail

When bailing out a loved one from the Cache County Jail located at 1225 W Valley View (200 N) in Logan Utah there are a few things you should know.

  • If you are bailing them out yourself make sure you have the exact amount in cash!  While debit and credit cards are accepted as forms of payment, you will be assessed an excessively high fee when used as payment.   So again, make sure you have cash and exact change if you are forgoing a bail bond company.
  • If you are using a bail bond company then it will be a lot different. While each Bail Agent is required to follow the guidelines set by the jail each Bail Agent differs slightly when dealing with the cosigners and defendant.

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Utah DUI - Checkpoints & Smartphone Apps

Utah DUI checkpoints and smartphone apps that help drivers located DUI checkpoints are covered in this post from Utah criminal defense attorney Steven M. Dubreuil


Utah DUI checkpoints can now be downloaded via multiple applications that offer map alerts, and an opportunity for people to report speed traps to other motorists. One application named "Fuzz Alert" has caused concern among some Democrat lawmakers, including Sen. Charles Schumer of New York and Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada. These top politicians are asking Apple, Research in Motion, which make the iPhone and Blackberry smartphones as well as Google to ban the sales of these apps.

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State of Utah Eliminating Financing of Bail Bonds?

In 2010 the Utah Department of Insurance added language to Rule 590-164-4 to require all bail bond companies to charge customers a minimum of 10% on the total amount of the bail.  Prior to this change the law limited bail bond companies to no more than 20%.  While this law appeared to “even the playing field” for the bail bond companies it actually hinders the free market system by imposing strict guidelines on how bail bond companies operate.

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