Utah Department of Corrections

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Few careers in public safety can match the wide variety of experiences available at the Utah Department of Corrections.

Update on Phone Rates

Phone rates recently changed at UDC. We've provided a brief update at the link below, and we will provide a more detailed update tomorrow.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

The Utah Department of Corrections (UDC) is working collaboratively with state partners — including the Lieutenant Governor’s task force — to address Coronavirus in Utah.

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Director's Corner


Brian Nielson, Executive Director


Mike.NewHeadshot.webBrian Nielson serves as Executive Director of the Utah Department of Corrections. Prior to joining the UDC, Sanpete County voters elected Brian Nielson to serve as Sheriff in 2010, a position in which he served for 10 years. Nielson has served in a variety of other law enforcement roles, including juvenile probation officer, police officer, wildlife conservation officer and school resource officer. 

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