Salt Lake City Police Department
|Salt Lake City Police Department|
|Common name||Salt Lake City Police|
|Patch of the Salt Lake City Police Department.|
|Motto||Serving with Integrity|
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||City of Salt Lake City in the state of Utah, USA|
|Map of Salt Lake City Police Department's jurisdiction.|
|Size||110.4 square miles (286 km2)|
|Legal jurisdiction||Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Headquarters||1040 West 700 South,
Salt Lake City, Utah
|Chief of Police responsible||Chris Burbank|
|Parent agency||Salt Lake City|
|* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.|
The Salt Lake City Police Department (SLCPD) is headquartered in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, United States at the intersection of the streets 475 South and 300 East. The department was founded in 1849.
The chief of police is Chris Burbank. He became chief of in June 2006, just weeks before the Destiny Norton kidnapping. Seven deputy chiefs report to him. They are Deputy Chiefs Tim Doubt, Terry Fritz, Mike Brown, Jim Coleman, Rick Findlay, Lee Dobrowolski and Krista Dunn.
The Salt Lake Police Association, local 75 IUPA AFL-CIO, is the primary labor organization within the department and represents over 350 rank and file officers. President Andy Leonard is a well-respected veteran of many battles with Salt Lake City, the Civilian Review Board as well as the local media. The Salt Lake City Lodge #29 of the Fraternal Order of Police also represents many officers within the department.
High Profile Cases
The SLCPD has handled several cases in recent years, most notably the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping in 2002, the kidnapping and murder of Destiny Norton, and the shooting spree at Trolley Square that resulted in 5 deaths and 4 serious woundings. The department also took part in the Salt Lake City Public Library hostage incident.
Since the establishment of the Salt Lake City Police Department, 22 officers have died in the line of duty.
|Officer||Date of Death||Details|
|Police Officer William Cooke||
|Chief of Police Andrew H. Burt||
|Sergeant Alonzo M. Wilson||
|Patrolman Charles S. Ford||
|Special Officer Charles C. Riley||
|Sergeant John H. Johnston||
|Patrolman Thomas F. Griffiths||
|Detective Green B. Hamby||
|Sergeant Nephi P. Pierce||
|Patrolman David H. Crowther||
|Patrolman Nolan W. Huntsman||
|Patrolman Brigham H. Honey||
|Patrolman Gustave J. (Gus) Lund||
|Patrolman Carl J. Carlson||
|Police Officer Blaine L. Baxter||
|Sergeant Thomas W. Stroud||
|Sergeant Owen T. Farley||
|Patrolman Harold A. Peterson Sr.||
|Detective Percy Lindsay Clark||
|Sergeant Ronald L. Heaps||
|Police Officer Michael J. Dunman||
|Sergeant James E. Faraone||
- "Salt Lake City Police Department Command Staff". slcpd.com. Salt Lake City Police Department. Retrieved 30 Jul 2013.
- "Officer Down Memorial Page: Honoring All Fallen Members of the... Salt Lake City Police Department". odmp.org. Officer Down Memorial Page. Retrieved 4 Feb 2015.
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