Death Penalty: Yes
Arches National Park. Photo by National Park Service.
Ronnie Lee Gardner became the third person in the modern era to be executed by firing squad in 2010.
Other interesting facts
Utah was the first state to resume executions after capital punishment was reinstated in the United States in 1976, when Gary Gilmore was executed by a firing squad on January 17, 1977.
Utah is the only state to have executed inmates by firing squad in the modern era.