Utah Department of Corrections

Jeremy Sharp
Director of Prison Operations





Jeremy Sharp took over as Director of Prison Operations in December 2017. Before that, he was chief of the Department's Law Enforcement Bureau. He joined the Department in March 2016 from the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office, where he was the Community Corrections and Tactical Operations lieutenant.

Throughout his 17 years with the county, Jeremy served in a variety of operational positions, including Internal Affairs Sergeant and supervisor of the first Security Threat Group Unit in the Salt Lake County Jail.

Jeremy is experienced in all types of investigations — administrative, criminal and background. He has a deep knowledge of gangs, institutional security intelligence, tactical operations and community corrections programs. He was recently tasked with putting together the county's Intensive Supervision Probation Unit.