Employment

Sheriff Winder is committed to hiring and retaining the highest quality law enforcement personnel. The Unified Police Department is a diverse group of employees and volunteers that are united in a common goal to provide the safety and welfare of the citizens of Salt Lake County. Explore your options to either become employed full-time as a career, or volunteer to make a difference in your community.

Positions


Forensic Analyst

The Unified Police Department is currently accepting applications for a Forensic Analyst. This position is a technical civilian position with tasks involving detection, collection and preservation of all physical evidence found at crime scenes including, but not limited to, fingerprint processing and analysis, digital photography, physical evidence processing and analysis.
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Volunteer Opportunities

Court Advocate

The Court Advocate helps guide victims through the sometimes lengthy process of the legal system. This individual will assist victims in obtaining ‟no contact orders” or a protective order at the district level. They will be the liaison between the court and victim/s.

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Mobile Crisis Response Team


These Mobile Crisis Response Team Members will respond to everything and anything that an officer or detective deems necessary. Including but not limited to domestic conflicts, rapes, suicides, child neglect, child abuse, assistance with death notifications, homicides and, if needed, transportation to a shelter, Christmas Box House or a safe place with family or friends.

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Office Advocate


Office advocates will assist the office staff in placing phone calls, setting appointments, providing information to victims such as court times and dates and notifying victims of upcoming Pre Trial Conferences' and trials. They will be responsible for putting together Bi-Lingual bereavement and domestic violence packets for the Mobile Crisis Team.

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Volunteer Chaplain

A Volunteer Chaplain is called to assist the department. The Chaplain Core consists of religious ministers from churches throughout the Sale Lake County area. The Chaplain Core renders spiritual support and guidance in times of need for the community and the department.

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Crossing Guard

The Unified Police Department Special Operations Division is staffed with 260 regular and substitute crossing guards for 69 area schools in Canyons, Jordan, and Granite School Districts. These schools are located within the unincorporated / township areas of Salt Lake County, as well as in Herriman City, Holladay City, Midvale City, Riverton City, and Taylorsville City through a contract agreement with the UPD.

These dedicated men and women brave the various extreme weather conditions to ensure the safety of the children as they cross hazardous roadways going to and from school. The Unified Police Department appreciates these hard-working crossing guards, and we are committed to keeping our children safe.


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Volunteer Chaplain

A Volunteer Chaplain is called to assist the department. The Chaplain Core consists of religious ministers from churches throughout the Sale Lake County area. The Chaplain Core renders spiritual support and guidance in times of need for the community and the department.

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The Unified Police Department is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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