Surrender Program allows defendants to bypass full booking into the Salt Lake
County jail on warrants. Costs associated with booking a defendant into jail
are avoided via the Surrender Program and negative consequences of jail booking
on defendants is eliminated.
Defendants are interviewed by Surrender Screeners, assessed for
release risk, qualified for pretrial supervision, and scheduled for Arraignment
Court. If the court concurs with the
surrender, defendants report to the jail and are booked/ immediately released
for supervision by Pretrial Services.
the defendant has been previously booked on the charges, there is no need to
repeat the booking; the warrant is recalled by the court and the defendant reports
immediately to Pretrial to initiate supervision. Persons not qualifying for
surrender are given the necessary information to resolve the warrant with the