county jails Secrecy Is Nothing New For Gary DeLand, Utah's Former Prison Boss, Who Won't Reveal Jail Standards By Whittney Evans • Dec 6, 2017 Sarah Welliver / Standard Examiner Listen Listening... / 8:29 Utah’s had a rash of inmate deaths lately. In fact, the state has had more inmates per capita die this past few years than any other state in the nation. Daggett County Jailer Sentenced To Jail For Abusing Inmates By Whittney Evans • Nov 6, 2017 KUTV pool Listen Listening... / 1:07 A former sheriff’s deputy will spend four months in jail for his role in abusing inmates at the Daggett County Jail. Twenty-seven-year-old Joshua Cox admitted to Tasing inmates in exchange for soda. Nurse Charged In Death Of Duchesne County Inmate By Whittney Evans • Sep 26, 2017 Courtesy of Jared Jensen Listen Listening... / 0:57 A Utah nurse is charged with negligent homicide in the death of a 21-year-old inmate at the Duchesne County Jail. Funding, Oversight At Issue Following County Jail Deaths By Whittney Evans • May 31, 2017 digicomphoto via www.istockphoto.com Listen Listening... / 1:57 The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah is calling for independent inspections of county jails across the state. This follows a string of deaths inside county lockups linked to health problems and opioid withdrawals. San Juan County Sheriff, Deputies Stay On The Payroll As They Face Misconduct Charges By Whittney Evans • May 15, 2017 KUER Listen Listening... / 1:44 The San Juan County Sheriff and two of his deputies will remain on the job for now. All three were charged Friday with criminal misconduct and obstructing an investigation. Utah Attorney General Investigates Death At Duchesne County Jail By Whittney Evans • May 9, 2017 The Utah Attorney General’s office is investigating the death of a 21-year-old woman who died while in custody at the Duchesne County Jail last December.