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.
ALERT: South Salt Lake Police Phone Number Has Been Spoofed
The South Salt Lake Police Department has discovered that the main office number for the department has been spoofed and is being used in a scam to lure people into sending money for what they are lead to believe is for bail or lawyer services for a family member. When the scammer calls, the number that shows on the victim's caller ID will be the main number of the police department, 801-412-3600. The scammer tells the victim their loved one has been arrested and needs money for bail or a lawyer. THE POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL NEVER CALL AND SOLICIT FUNDS. If you receive one of these calls, do not send any money, and contact our dispatch at 801-840-4000.
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.