Emigration Canyon is a metro township and canyon in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, located east of Salt Lake City in the Wasatch Range. Beginning at the southern end of the University of Utah, the canyon itself heads east and northeast between Salt Lake City and Morgan County. The boundaries of the metro township do not extend to the county line, nor do they encompass all of Emigration Canyon, as parts of it are within Salt Lake City. As of the 2020 census, the population was 1,466.

A portion of Emigration Canyon, located in This Is the Place Heritage Park, was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1961 for the canyon's significance in the Mormon migration of the 19th century.

The Emigration Canyon Metro Township is a Utah municipality. As such it is a governmental entity with general police powers. It can, within its jurisdiction, create and enforce laws; and it has limited taxing power. It was created by a vote of the residents of Emigration Canyon in 2015. The Township is governed by an elected council consisting of five members, one of whom is selected by the others to be the mayor. The Council is the legislative body of the Township. The chair/mayor is the chief executive officer of the Township.

UPD serves as the Law Enforcement Provider for Emigration Canyon Metro Township.

Emigration Canyon

Chief of Police Services
April Morse

Emigration Canyon

    To report a crime or request to speak with a officer, call Dispatch at 801.840.4000
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