Contacting the Salt Lake City Police Department

Depending on your needs, there are a variety of ways to contact the Salt Lake City Police Department.
If your inquiry is not an emergency, please consider using one of the following methods of contact.

If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911. This website is not the proper forum to report crimes in progress.

Submit a Crime Tip

DO NOT USE THIS SERVICE TO SUBMIT A CRIME IN PROGRESS!

If you have a crime tip you would like to submit, you can do so through many avenues including web tips and mobile SMS messages.

To submit a secure and anonymous text message through any mobile phone using the following information:

Keyword: “TIPSLCPD”
Send to: “CRIMES” (274637)

Utah residents can also submit tips by visiting 
www.tipsubmit.com
or by downloading a free smartphone app for iPhone or Android. The apps accept video and photo tips and automatically route the information to the nearest participating agency.

Online Police Report

Did you know you can file police reports online? Browse through our online reporting system to determine if your report is eligible for online filing. Once submitted, you can print a copy for your records.

Learn more

Stay Connected

Call Us

(801) 799-3000

Non-Emergency

If you require an officer to respond but it isn’t an emergency, call this number. The non-emergency phone number keeps our 911 phone lines open to help those who require an emergency response. You also may want to check out our online reporting options, which generally are good for cases that have no suspect information and no injuries but require a police report for insurance purposes.

(801) 799-3100

General Information

If you need directions to the Public Safety Building, lobby hours, or seek to follow-up on an old case and do not recall the case number or investigator’s name. This is not the number to start a case or file a complaint.

(801) 799-NEWS (6397)

Media Inquiries / Public Relations Unit

All media inquiries should be directed to this number, which connects reporters with the on-duty public information officer. Visit the newsroom for the latest news from SLCPD or follow us on Twitter (@SLCPD) or our Facebook fan page (SLCPD).

(801) 799-3041

Evidence/Property

Appointments are required for property release, call to confirm your property is available for release and to schedule an appointment.

Find additional information here under evidence.

(801) 799-3533

Community Connection Center

Providing a safe environment for individuals to access individualized care, support, and appropriate community resources.

Find additional details here .

(801) 799-2430

Impound Lot

To get your car out of impound you must obtain the proper release form available at the impound lot located at 2150 W. 500 S., SLC. The impound lot is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Find additional information here under impound lot.

Email Us

slcpd@slcgov.com

General Email Address

Please use this email address for all general correspondence.

slcpdpr@slcgov.com

Media Inquiries / Public Relations Unit

Reporters: this email address is monitored by the PIO. For breaking inquiries, please call the newsline, (801) 799-6397, or monitor our Twitter feed, @slcpd. Visit the newsroom for the latest news from SLCPD.

Visit a Precinct

Public Safety Building

475 South 300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 799-3100

In the lobby of the Public Safety Building you will find our service desk, a computer for public use to file online reports and an on-duty desk officer.

Lobby hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; closed Holidays.

Pioneer Precinct

1040 West 700 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 799-4600

Lobby hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; closed Holidays.


For a Public Safety Building tour click here.
Mailing Address

Salt Lake City Police Department
PO Box 145497
SLC, UT 84114-5497

Please use for all correspondence.

Contact Us

There are a variety of ways to contact us, if your inquiry is not an emergency please consider using one of the following methods of contact.

If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911. This website is not the proper forum to report crimes in progress.
Call Us

(801) 799-3000

Non-Emergency

If you require an officer to respond but it isn’t an emergency, call this number. The non-emergency phone number keeps our 911 phone lines open to help those who require an emergency response. You also may want to check out our online reporting options, which generally are good for cases that have no suspect information and no injuries but require a police report for insurance purposes.

(801) 799-3100

General Information

If you need directions to the Public Safety Building, lobby hours, or seek to follow-up on an old case and do not recall the case number or investigator’s name. This is not the number to start a case or file a complaint.

(801) 799-NEWS (6397)

Media Inquiries / Public Relations Unit

All media inquiries should be directed to this number, which connects reporters with the on-duty public information officer. Visit the newsroom for the latest news from SLCPD or follow us on Twitter (@SLCPD) or our Facebook fan page (SLCPD).

(801) 799-3041

Evidence/Property

Appointments are required for property release, call to confirm your property is available for release and to schedule an appointment.

Find additional information here under evidence.

(801) 799-3533

Community Connection Center

Providing a safe environment for individuals to access individualized care, support, and appropriate community resources.

Find additional details here .

(801) 799-2430

Impound Lot

To get your car out of impound you must obtain the proper release form available at the impound lot located at 2150 W. 500 S., SLC. The impound lot is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Find additional information here under impound lot.

Email Us

slcpd@slcgov.com

General Email Address

Please use this email address for all general correspondence.

slcpdpr@slcgov.com

Media Inquiries / Public Relations Unit

Reporters: this email address is monitored by the PIO. For breaking inquiries, please call the newsline, (801) 799-6397, or monitor our Twitter feed, @slcpd. Visit the newsroom for the latest news from SLCPD.

Visit a Precinct

Public Safety Building

475 South 300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 799-3100

In the lobby of the Public Safety Building you will find our service desk, a computer for public use to file online reports and an on-duty desk officer.

Lobby hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; closed Holidays.

Pioneer Precinct

1040 West 700 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 799-4600

Lobby hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; closed Holidays.


For a Public Safety Building tour click here.
Mailing Address

Salt Lake City Police Department
PO Box 145497
SLC, UT 84114-5497

Please use for all correspondence.

Submit a Crime Tip

DO NOT USE THIS SERVICE TO SUBMIT A CRIME IN PROGRESS!

If you have a crime tip you would like to submit, you can do so through many avenues including web tips and mobile SMS messages.

To submit a secure and anonymous text message through any mobile phone using the following information:

Keyword: “TIPSLCPD”
Send to: “CRIMES” (274637)

Utah residents can also submit tips by visiting 
www.tipsubmit.com
or by downloading a free smartphone app for iPhone or Android. The apps accept video and photo tips and automatically route the information to the nearest participating agency.

Online Police Reporting

Did you know you can file police reports online? Browse through our online reporting system to determine if your report is eligible for online filing. Once submitted, you can print a copy for your records.

Learn more

Find the Appropriate Contact to Make a Request

If you are a caregiver for someone who may wander due to autism or another disability, please consider adding them to the Autism Safety Registry by calling (801) 799-3111. Please provide the following information on each individual:

  • Full name
  • Address, including apartment number
  • Date of birth
  • Guardian’s name and phone number
  • Any other pertinent  information

You may only register individuals who live in Salt Lake City. The information will be entered into our database for use by emergency responders only.

To learn more about Invisible Disabilities—Interacting with Law Enforcement, click here.

If you are mailing your clearance letter request to us and are a resident of Salt Lake City, please include a photo copy of current, valid form of U.S. identification.
If you are mailing this from out of country but are a US citizen, please include a copy of your U.S. passport.

Download the request form below:

Background Clearance

Background Clearance for a Juvenile

If you plan to hold a block party in Salt Lake City, you must first obtain a block party permit. Please visit: www.slcgov.com/events-permitting to submit your application.

If you would like SLCPD to attend your community event, send an email to slcpdpr@slcgov.com with the following details:

  • Full name
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Event details, including name of event, time, place and specifics of request.

Requests will be accommodated as resources and policy allow.

Anyone over 18 years old may request a ride-along. The Salt Lake City Police Department will try to honor your request, but the date and hours will be determined by the department. Each individual will be limited to one 4-hour ride-along which will begin no earlier than 7 a.m. and shall end no later than 1 a.m. Civilian or non-sworn ride-alongs with or without a concealed carry permit may NOT be armed.

To request a ride-along, please download the request form and:

    1. Fill out top portion of the form, all highlighted lines must be completed.
    2. Print off the form and return to:
      Salt Lake City Police Department
      Pioneer Precinct
      1040 West 700 South
      Lobby Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
      Monday – Friday, Closed Holidays
      Phone number: (801) 799-4600
    3. When submitting your form, you will be asked for your ID to verify your identity. The desk officer will then require you to sign and date the waiver.

The public is invited to attend a scheduled Scouting presentation and/or participate in a tour of the Public Safety Building the third Wednesday of each month. Classes will be held starting at 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. sharp.

There is a limit of 21 participants per class, including supervision of 1 adult per six children.

To request a tour, send an email to slcpdpr@slcgov.com with the following information or fill in the form below:

  • Full Name
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Date and time of request
  • How many people will be on the tour? (Children and adults)

Your Name
Phone Number
Email Address
Scheduled tours are on the third Wednesday of each month. Please select which time works the best for your group. 4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
There is a limit of 21 participants per tour. How many people will be on the tour, including supervision of 1 adult per six children?

To request enforcement in your area, send us an email: slcpdmotor@slcgov.com. Be sure to include the following:

  • Address of traffic issue
  • Nature of traffic issue (e.g., speeding, cars that run stop lights or red lights, crosswalk issues, etc.)
  • General time issue occurs
  • Phone number or email address if you’d like a response from an officer

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