Crime in Utah
In 2008 there were 98,080 crimes reported in Utah, including 39 murders.
Capital punishment laws
Capital punishment is applied in this state. In the state of Utah the death penalty is administered in one of two ways. The condemned can choose between Lethal Intravenous Injection, and the Firing Squad, if sentenced prior to May 3, 2004. If sentenced after, L.I is mandated, if L.I is found unconstitutional, F.S is the mode of Death. If L.I drugs are unavailable, F.S is the mode of death.