Utah Department of Corrections

Scott Crowther
Utah Correctional Industries


Scott Crowther began his career as a correctional officer with the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s office in January of 2000.  During his time with the Sheriff’s office, he worked in and supervised numerous areas of the Salt Lake County Jail, which included: maximum security, booking, medium security and training. While at the Sheriff’s office, he was instrumental in assisting them in becoming a stand-alone satellite academy of Utah POST. He was also a highly respected member of the Hostage Negotiation and Peer Support Teams.


In 2013, Scott was appointed as the Training Director for the Utah Department of Corrections where he oversaw department In-Service training, the Firearms Unit, and the state Corrections Officer Academy.  In April 2014 he became the Warden of the Utah State Prison, Draper Site where he was responsible for 875 Staff members and 4000 inmates.  

In December 2016, Scott was appointed Director of the Utah Correctional Industries.