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A speed trailer is an apparatus placed on the side of the road that will show the posted speed limit along with the speed of a vehicle passing by it. Speed trailers are often very effective in combating speeding problems in a given area. If you would like to request a speed trailer be placed in your neighborhood, call 801-412-3674 and leave a message. Someone from the Traffic Division will contact you to make arrangements.
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Emergencies: Always dial 911.
Non-emergencies: Call dispatch at 801-840-4000.
There are established Neighborhood Watch groups for every area of the city, and they meet monthly. Contact Officer Chad Keller in the Community Resources Division at 801-412-3654. He will give you information on where your local Neighborhood Watch group meets and when the next meeting is scheduled.
If you have filed a report with one of our officers and would like to add information to the case, call dispatch at 801-840-4000 and let them know you have additional information. Provide them with the case number and an officer will contact you to get the information. If you have a detective assigned to your case, contact that detective directly and provide any additional information you have.
Depending on the way your property has been classified, there are different processes for releasing the property. Call the Evidence department before you come in to retrieve your property so they can advise you of the process and how long to expect it to take to process your request. The Evidence department can be reached by calling 801-412-3665. Requests made after 4:30 pm may not be reviewed until the following business day, and no requests are guaranteed to be processed the day they are made.
Please note that at the time you come in to pick up your property, you will need to present photo identification, and you may only pick up the property if you are the owner of the property. For circumstances where that may not be possible, contact the Evidence personnel to find out what options are available.
Come into the police department at 2835 S Main Street and go to the Records window. Complete a GRAMA request form, and the request will be processed by our Records personnel. You can also print a copy of the GRAMA request form from our Downloadable Forms section and bring the request into the police department. You will need to provide photo identification at the time of the request. There is a $10 fee for copies of police reports, $15 for DI-9 accident reports and $10 for non-reportable accident reports, due at the time you receive the report (which may be in the same visit you make the request, however it can take up to 10 working days) and can be paid by cash, check or credit/debit card. We do not accept American Express or Discover Card.
We have officers who specialize in various areas of crime prevention and safety who can give an informative and interesting presentation to your school, business, or community group. Call the police department at 801-412-3600 and provide details of your event and our office staff can direct you to the officer who can assist you.
We do not do fingerprinting here at the South Salt Lake Police Department. If you need to get your fingerprints done, we suggest contacting the Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI) at 801-965-4445.
To make a complaint about an ordinance violation, call the Code Enforcement at 801-464-6757
If you know of a location or person who is possibly involved in drug activity, call the Drug Tip Line at 801-412-3651. Our Street Crimes Unit will receive the information and follow up on all complaints. If you see drug activity in progress that requires immediate attention, call dispatch at 801-840-4000.
Call Our Crime Analyst, Alli Lachowsky at 801-412-3607 to request crime information. Requests generally only take a few days to process, but may take up to 10 working days.
We welcome feedback about our department! Download the Commendation/Complaint form from our Downloadable Forms section of this website and print it, or visit the Records window at the police department at 2835 S Main Street to pick up a form. Once completed, return it to Records personnel at the police department or mail to: South Salt Lake Police Department2835 South Main StreetSouth Salt Lake City, UT, 84115
If you are going on vacation and would like our officers to occasionally drive by your house to make sure it looks secure, submit a request. Let our office know when you are leaving, when you will be returning, if anyone or any vehicles will be at the home, and you can also leave a contact phone number in case officers need to contact someone if there is an emergency. The information will be distributed to all officers.
One of the best ways to combat graffiti is quick reporting and quick removal. As soon as you see graffiti in your neighborhoods, report it to police dispatch at 801-840-4000. You can also help by reporting suspicious activity in areas that look like good targets for graffiti. Catching the suspect before the damage is done is better for everyone!