Officer David Romrell was tragically killed in the line of duty on Saturday, November 24, 2018, when he was struck by a vehicle driven by suspects fleeing a reported burglary. Officer Romrell was a Marine Corp veteran, who served several tours before joining the South Salt Lake Police Department. Officer Romrell was kind and professional, and treated everyone with respect. He devoted his entire adult life to serving his country and the community, and made a lasting impact on all who had the fortune to know him.
Funeral Service in honor of fallen Officer David Romrell
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
3200 Decker Lake Drive West Valley City, UT 84119
Public Viewing: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Service: 11:00 a.m.
Procession following Funeral Service
to Larkin Mortuary
1950 East Dimple Dell Road Sandy, UT 84092
Upon arrival: dedication, 21-gun salute & flag folding.
Public Safety Funeral Attendee Information
Public safety members attending the funeral service at the Maverik Center who are joining the procession to the graveside service are asked to approach the venue from 3500 South to northbound on Decker Lake Drive (2200 West).
Public safety members attending the funeral service at the Maverik Center who are NOT joining the procession to the graveside service are asked to approach the venue from 3100 South and park in the general public parking lots in the area of Decker Lake Drive (2200 West).
Fire/EMS apparatus should approach the Maverik Center from 3100 South to southbound Decker Lake Drive (2200 West).
Public safety members traveling from out of the area are encouraged to contact Deputy Chief Scott Buchanan (West Valley City Police Department) with any questions or needs. Deputy Chief Buchanan is the designated funeral liaison officer for out of area public safety members and is available 24/7 to provide information on lodging, transportation, food and other area information, facilitate connections to funeral detail staff and answer questions about the service or associated protocols.
Deputy Chief Scott Buchanan
West Valley City Police Department
(801) 232-0172 - Designated Mobile Phone for Funeral Detail (24/7, call or text)
It is the mission of the South Salt Lake Police Department to enhance the quality of life in our city by providing quality police services. We are dedicated to upholding the highest professional standards while serving the community. We are committed to the enforcement of laws to protect life and property, while also respecting individual rights, human dignity, and community values. We are committed to maintaining a partnership with our community and assisting citizens in identifying and solving problems to improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods.
P.R.I.D.E. In Our Community
Members of the South Salt Lake Police Department are committed to the following organizational values, which guide our conduct to help accomplish our Mission Statement:
We support a climate of mutual respect, trust, and compassion, which will promote professionalism and positive attitudes. We will provide quality service in a courteous and efficient manner.
We will treat all people impartially and in a dignified and courteous manner. We will exhibit understanding of ethnic and cultural diversity, both in our professional and personal endeavors.
We demand the highest level of integrity from our employees. We are committed to the highest standards of trust, responsibility, and ethical conduct while promoting justice in a fair and impartial manner. We will hold ourselves accountable for our actions.
We will promote personal and professional growth by supporting continuing education and progressive training of the highest quality.
We believe that we can achieve our highest potential by actively involving our employees in problem solving and improving the level of service provided to the community. We are committed to exceptional effort, accuracy and thoroughness.