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UPDATED COPY IN RED

Metro Support Times, 9/30/14

SALT LAKE CITY — The new Metro Support Bureau shares the results of its first 30 days of operation in a newsletter now available to the public.

Known as the Metro Support Times, the newsletter is a window into the workings of the bureau with primary responsibility for the area that runs from North Temple to 700 South, Interstate 15 to State Street. For example, from July 6 – August 2, 2014, Metro Support officers were responsible for 886 arrests, including:

  • 493 misdemeanor citations
  • 393 jail bookings
  • 275 misdemeanor
  • 493 felony charges

The publication also includes citations vs. bookings; the variety of booking charges; issues identified and actions taken; officer recognition; and profiles on officers tasked to the Homeless Outreach Services Team, aka HOST.

Anyone in the area is encouraged to send public safety questions, issues or story ideas to MetroSupportIssues@slcgov.com.

The Metro Support Times is available for download on the Bureau’s webpage: http://slcpd.com/inside-the-department/metro-support-bureau/

Media Contact:
Public Relations Unit
801.799.NEWS
801.799.6397

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