Command Staff

Command Staff

Sheriff Justin Martinez

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Justin Martinez – Secretary Extension 3590 – Email

As a Utah native living in Summit County, Justin started his law enforcement career in 1996. He joined the Summit County Sheriff’s Office in 2005 and was elected Sheriff in 2014. As Sheriff, he commands a staff of over 150 sworn and civilian employees and oversees every division at the sheriff’s office which includes Patrol, Investigations, Major Crimes, Corrections, Courts and Civil, Communications, Search and Rescue, and the Administration staff, in addition to all statutory requirements.Over the span of his law enforcement career, Justin has successfully held supervisory positions as a Captain, Division Commander, Patrol Sergeant, SWAT Team Leader, Honor Guard Commander, and Training Coordinator. Justin has also served as a motorcycle officer, bike patrol officer, traffic officer, and detective.In 2003, Justin was handpicked from hundreds of applicants to establish the new Draper City Police Department. During this inaugural year, he was awarded the Officer of the Year. Justin has also been awarded three life saving medals throughout his career.Prior to his law enforcement career, Justin served a military tour of duty in the United States Coast Guard. He successfully completed air crewman flight candidate school and served as a helicopter air crewman. Justin was awarded numerous medals and citations before being honorably discharged.

Justin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Service Management Administration from Utah Valley University. He is married and has two daughters. His interests include fly-fishing, camping, and skiing.

Chief Deputy Frank Smith

Frank Smith

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Frank Smith – Extension 3510 – Email

Frank Smith joins the Summit County Sheriff’s Office following a 34-year career in local, state and Federal law enforcement. With over 15 years of leadership experience at the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and four extended special operations tours in Afghanistan, Frank will be a welcome addition to the Sheriff’s Office.Prior to joining the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, Frank was the Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) of the DEA Salt Lake City District Office.   Frank was responsible for managing all operational and administrative aspects of the DEA, consisting of seven investigative groups which included Special Agents, Task Force Officers, Diversion Investigators and an administrative support staff. Prior to serving as the ASAC in Salt Lake City, Frank served as the Team Leader of DEA’s Foreign Advisory Support Team (FAST) in Afghanistan.As the Team Leader in FAST, Frank lead deployments to Afghanistan, Tajikistan, the Dominican Republic and Haiti, Frank’s deployments entailed joining with US and British Special Forces to target and apprehend members of the Taliban, narco-terrorits and members of subversive groups threatening government rule. Before joining FAST, Frank was a Group Supervisor and a Special Agent for DEA.Before joining Federal law enforcement, Frank was a member of the Georgia State Police and a Deputy Sheriff with the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office.

Captain –  Andrew Wright


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Andrew Wright – Extension 3686 – Email

Captain Andrew Wright started his career in law enforcement in 2004 with the Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office. He served Wasatch County for almost three years as a Corrections Deputy and Patrol Deputy. In 2006, Captain Wright joined the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. During his tenure with Summit County, Captain Wright has served as Patrol Deputy, Patrol Corporal, Courts Division Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, traffic and K9 supervisor, SWAT Assistant Team Leader, Administrative Sergeant, Administrative Lieutenant, and now as Captain. He also serves as Sheriff Martinez’s Public Information Officer (PIO).

Captain Wright holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management.

Criminal Investigations / SRO Division – Lieutenant Justin Hemingway

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Justin Hemingway – Extension 3558 – Email

In 2002 Justin Hemingway began his law enforcement career with the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. He has served Summit County as a Corrections Deputy, Patrol Deputy, Traffic and Accident Investigations, School Resource Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Motors Unit, Detective and School Resource Sergeant, and currently as the Lieutenant with the Patrol Division. Justin has also been involved with Emergency Medical Services and functioned from 2005-2014 as a medic for the Summit Wasatch Advanced Tactics Team.  Justin cherishes his relationships with his brothers and sisters in blue, especially from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.

Court Services Division – Lieutenant Ken Jones

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Ken Jones – Extension 3579 – Email

Lieutenant Ken Jones started his career in public service as an enlisted member of the United States Army in 1991. After eight years of service in the Army, including a combat tour in the Bosnia Herzegovina Theater, Jones separated from the Armed Forces with an honorable discharge and started his career in law enforcement. After a brief stint at the Utah State Prison, Jones started with the Summit County Sheriff’s Office in the Corrections Division. During his tenure with Summit County, Jones has been a Corrections Deputy, Patrol Deputy, Courts Service Deputy, Patrol Sergeant, Corrections Sergeant, Administrative Sergeant, SWAT team member, Honor Guard member,  Jail Commander and now serves at the Patrol Division Lieutenant.

Communications Director – Lieutenant Gustaf Sandahl

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Gustaf Sandahl – Extension 3618 – Email

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Corrections Division – Lieutenant Kacey Bates

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Kacey Bates – Extension 3701 – Email

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Search & Rescue – Lieutenant Alan Siddoway

Alan Siddoway

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Alan Siddoway – Extension 3518 – Email

Lieutenant Alan Siddoway is currently assigned as the Court Services’ Division Commander at the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. He serves as the sheriff’s liaison to the Summit County Search and Rescue. In that capacity, he has responded to numerous search and rescue missions with the volunteer team members, who he considers among the most proficient in their field.   Alan began his career with Summit County as a correctional deputy in 1985, became a patrol deputy and later functioned as a K-9 Handler. Alan was promoted to patrol sergeant in 1999 and functioned in that capacity until being assigned to the Special Operations Bureau in January 2003.  In January 2004, Alan was promoted to captain and assigned as the Bureau Chief of Special Operations. In March of 2008, Alan left the Summit County Sheriff’s Office to accept the position of Chief Investigator at the Utah State Medical Examiner’s Office but later returned to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.

Patrol Division – Lieutenant Nick Wilkinson

Nick Wilkinson

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Nick Wilkinson – Extension 3571 – Email

Lieutenant Wilkinson began his law enforcement career in 1993 as a reserve deputy at the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office. During his tenure at the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Lieutenant Wilkinson was assigned in patrol, narcotics, vice, and canyon patrol capacities. In 1999, he worked for the Park City Police Department as a reserve officer. During his tenure with PCPD, Lieutenant Wilkinson was assigned to the Utah Olympic Public Safety Command for the Salt Lake 2002 Winter Olympics. Lieutenant Wilkinson came to work with the Summit County Sheriff’s Office in 2003 and has fulfilled duties as a patrol deputy, school resource detective, traffic detective, lead deputy, and patrol sergeant.