Unified Police Department 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.


Police Officer Recruitment

Lateral, Entry-Level & LEO Certifiable Police Officers - Application period is currently closed.

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Full Time GRAMA Supervisor

Under the general direction of the Records Manager, determines the factual and analytical research necessary to carry out assignments related to numerous, simultaneously occurring requests for public records. Determine the scope of research to utilize in responding to government records requests; creating and maintaining the document control system and assisting the organization in designing the proper responses to requests. This is a working supervisor position requiring supervisory skills, independent judgment, knowledge of the Utah Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA), research methods and the ability to perform and track numerous, simultaneous tasks. Closes October 01, 2020

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School Crossing Guards

Immediate Openings in Midvale, Taylorsville, White City and Kearns

  • Training Provided
  • Work Part-Time
  • Nights, Weekends & Holidays Off
  • Earn Between $15.50-$31.00 per day

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Volunteer Opportunities

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.

To apply, download the Application in Microsoft Word format and email to CLMCDONALD@UPDSL.ORG

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. The office advocate position is only staffed during office hours.

To apply, download the Application in Microsoft Word format and email to CLMCDONALD@UPDSL.ORG

Volunteer Chaplains

Unified Police Department is seeking volunteer chaplains. 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. Follow link for more information.

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The Unified Police Department is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.