Watch Log: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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Watch Log: Thursday, May 18, 2017
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Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2017 – 6 a.m. Thursday, May 18, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department receives hundreds of calls for service each day. Not all calls result in a report or arrest. Compiled by Watch Commanders in the field, the Watch Log is a summary of events that stand out to them in a given 24-hour period. Call times listed are approximate and typically reflect the first call received by SLC911 (Dispatch) for a given case. Items contained herein are based on information available at the time of its release and should not be interpreted as an admission or finding of guilt. Arrest information may differ from formal charges filed by the prosecuting agency. To see a list of completed calls for service in the last 48 hours, visit

6:33 a.m.
Assault on a Police Officer
731 S. 300 E.

Officers made contact with a trespasser who initially attempted to run, but then turned and assaulted them. Officers were able to take the suspect into custody. Officers booked Joseph Bishop, 32, into jail for assault on a police officer, trespassing, possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Officers were treated on scene for minor injuries.

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