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December 28, 2018

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You and your family are fast asleep when the smoke alarm sounds: Do you know what to do

October 11, 2017

Consider this scenario: It’s 2 o’clock in the morning. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and the smell of smoke. What do you do? If you and your family don’t have a plan in place, it could jeopardize your safety, or even prove deadly. In a […]

Q: I’ve Been in an Accident, What Do I Do?

September 19, 2017

If you’re in an accident on the freeway, what’s the best thing you can do? Get off. The Utah Highway Patrol (UHP) and Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) are urging drivers to drive off the freeway after minor fender benders. These types of crashes can cause major delays on the freeway and create safety issues. […]

Q: What Should I Do to Prepare for Winter Driving?

September 19, 2017

Here are some winter driving tips everyone should follow before hitting the road this winter season: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO Check the weather http://noaa.gov search your location and destination National Weather Service Salt Lake City Twitter (includes statewide forecasts and information) – http://twitter.com/NWSSaltLakeCity Check road conditions http://commuterlink.utah.gov – includes weather and road alerts UDOT Twitter:  http://twitter.com/UtahDOT ICE AND SNOW, […]

7 Things You May Not Know About Working for the Utah Highway Patrol

September 18, 2017

  It’s one of the most important and visible jobs in Utah. As an officer of the Utah Highway Patrol, your job is providing safety, service, and security to Utahns and visitors to our state. Officers do much more than write tickets. UHP is a very diverse agency that performs many different duties ranging from […]

Q: Can I Become a Cyber Crime Victim?

August 28, 2017

Anyone can be a victim of cyber crime, regardless of their position, industry, or value of their data. Cyber criminals may not leave traditional evidence, but they do leave digital fingerprints. If you are a victim, take the time to document the information described on the left. This information may provide the key to catching the perpetrator and protecting others from falling victim […]

Q: What is an AMBER Alert?

August 26, 2017

When a child is abducted, seconds count. That’s why we greatly appreciate the hard work from the team at the Bureau of Criminal Identification. They’re a major reason why Utah’s Amber Alert system is one of the best in the nation. The AMBER Alert is tested twice a year. August 26th and January 13th.  The Utah […]

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August 17, 2017

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August 17, 2017

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How do officers get selected to serve?

August 17, 2017

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