Crime in Utah

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This article refers to crime in the state of Utah.


In 2008 there were 98,080 crimes reported in Utah, including 39 murders.[1]

Capital punishment laws[edit]

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.