Watch Log: Monday, December 4, 2017
December 5, 2017
Chief Brown statement regarding additional staffing
December 6, 2017

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2017– 6 a.m. Wednesday, December 6, 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

6:55 p.m.
455 S. 500 E.

A man was observed selecting multiple items and attempted to leave the store without paying. When confronted, the suspect immediately pushed and punched the clerk in the face several times before fleeing the store. The suspect was described as a white male adult in his 40’s, clean shaven, wearing a black beanie hat, a dark hoodie sweatshirt and dark pants.

To share information about this or other criminal activity with the Salt Lake City Police Department, please call (801) 799-3000. To remain anonymous, text us your crime tips to 274637. Start the text with the keyword TIPSLCPD (which routes it to SLCPD), then a space, followed by the relevant information or photos. Reference: crimetip