Administration Bureau

Dave Askerlund

Deputy Chief


Administration

LaMar Ewell

Captain


Investigations Division

Brian Purvis

Captain


Professional Standards Division

Scott Teerlink

Captain


Support Division

Carroll Mays

Captain


DEA Task Force

Scott Mourtgos

Lieutenant


Persons Crimes

Stefhan Bennett

Lieutenant


Property Crimes Unit

Derek Mears

Director


Crime Lab/Evidence Unit

Mia Jacobs

Director


Records Unit

Eddie Cameron

Lieutenant


Training Unit

Rich Lewis

Lieutenant


Internal Affairs Unit

Mike Hatch

Lieutenant


Logistics Unit

Investigations Division

The Investigations Division is comprised of Detectives who conduct follow up investigations to identify and successfully prosecute criminal suspects utilizing witness statements, video camera footage, and modern forensic techniques such as DNA analysis. Detectives work closely with other Salt Lake City Officers as well as with officers and detectives from other State, Local, and Federal Agencies to identify, locate, and apprehend perpetrators. The Division is divided into two sections, one that focuses on crimes against persons, the other investigates property crimes.

Crime Lab and Evidence Unit
  • Crime Lab
  • Evidence
Person Crimes Unit
  • CompStat and Analysis Unit
  • Domestic Violence
  • Homicide
  • Intelligence Unit
  • Robbery
  • Sex Crimes
  • Victim Advocates
Property Crimes Unit
  • Property Crimes
  • Auto Theft/Hit and Run
  • Financial Crimes
  • Accident Investigators
  • School Resource Officers

Professional Standards Division

The Professional Standards Division houses the Salt Lake City Police Academy, the Training Unit, and the Internal Affairs Unit. The Professional Standards Division is responsible for developing and providing ongoing police training that addresses the issues faced daily by officers. The Salt Lake City Police Department operates it's own police academy, sanctioned by the state, held to the highest standards. The Internal Affairs Unit ensures police officer accountability to the community and reinforces the professional conduct of our police officers.

Internal Affairs Unit
The Internal Affairs Unit investigates all citizen complaints, allegations of misconduct, and policy violations by officers. The Internal Affairs Unit is staffed by one Lieutenant and two Sergeants.
Training Unit and Police Academy
Salt Lake City is the only municipal police department in Utah that operates its own police academy. Training Unit also provides ongoing in-service training to all sworn officers. The Academy and Training Unit is staffed by one Lieutenant, one Sergeant, and eight training officers.

Support Division

Audit and Compliance Unit
Records Unit
  • Records
  • GRAMA
Logistics
  • Body Cameras
  • Facilities
  • Fleet Coordinator
  • Radio
  • Technology Coordinator
  • Tech Systems Coordinator
Quartermaster

DEA Task Force

The DEA Metro Narcotics Task Force is comprised of agents from a number of federal agencies as well as Task Force Officers from local agencies throughout the Wasatch Front. There are about 50 Federal/Local Officers assigned to the Task Force along with support staff.

SLCPD has one Captain assigned to the Task Force who serves as the Task Force Commander and six Detectives.

The Task Force investigates and arrests top tier drug traffickers with an emphasis on international and interstate Drug Trafficking Organizations utilizing sophisticated investigative techniques. Prosecution is handled by the U. S. Attorney’s Office.

The Task Force’s mission is to stem the flow of narcotics in our state from other countries and arrest and successfully prosecute those who import narcotics.

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