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Carjacked vehicle caused several crashes in Parley’s Canyon. (Updated/Pictures)

November 4, 2022

On Friday, November 4, 2022, at about 5:50 am, UHP had calls of multiple crashes on I-80 eastbound in Parley’s Canyon caused by a reckless black Dodge Durango. It was reported that this vehicle had been carjacked somewhere in Salt Lake County. Right now, there could be up to 5 crashes, one of them being […]

Rich County Fatal Crash (Updated)

November 2, 2022

On Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at about 6:06 am, a black Toyota Camry was traveling westbound on SR-30 near Sage Creek Junction. A gold Buick Century was traveling eastbound on SR-30 near the same location. Just west of milepost 130 and for an unknown reason, the Toyota crossed the centerline into the eastbound lane and […]

Media Advisory: Crash Survivor Celebrates Milestone with UHP as Officers Prepare for DUI Enforcement

October 29, 2022

As UHP prepares for Halloween impaired driving enforcement, Sarah Frei joins troopers to share her story and meet the officer who helped her the day she was hit by an impaired driver.  What: SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 28, 2022) – In 2021, Halloween weekend was an extremely deadly time on Utah roads.  Over the 2021 Holiday weekend, there were 8 fatal […]

Fatal Crash Investigation SR-14

October 8, 2022

SR- 14 On October 7, 2022, at approximately 6:10 PM, A 2008 GMC pickup was westbound on SR-14 near milepost 27. The GMC pickup drifted over the center line and clipped a trailer being pulled by an eastbound 2012 Ford F350. The GMC pickup lost control as it continued westbound and crossed completely into the […]

Fatal crash near Moab

September 29, 2022

 On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at approximately 5:34 pm, a large Southwinds RV turned left out of the Kane Springs Hole in the Rock rest area to go southbound on SR-191 at Mile Post 111. The RV pulled out in front of a northbound Freightliner semi and was T-boned in the driver’s side compartment. The […]

Fleeing Vehicle in Salt Lake County

September 25, 2022

On September 24, 2022 about 10:26 PM a UHP Trooper attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle on I-15 south bound near 12300 South. The vehicle fled as the trooper approached the vehicle. The suspect vehicle crashed a short time later. Three additional vehicles were involved in that crash. Two individuals, a male and female, […]

Driver Dies in Motor Home Crash

September 23, 2022

Approximately 12:55pm a motor home was traveling northbound I-15 at milepost 377. The motor home left the roadway to the right went down an embankment and struck a ditch. The driver was pronounced dead after being transported to the hospital. The passenger was also transported to an area hospital in fair condition. Troopers are investigating […]

Utah County school bus crash (Correction)

August 26, 2022

On Friday, Aug. 26, 2022, at about 7:37 am, a Nebo School District school bus was traveling eastbound on US-6 at milepost 151. The bus was occupied by approximately 45 secondary school students and an adult male bus driver. The school bus drifted off the right shoulder of the roadway into the dirt for a […]

Critical injury crash in Davis County

August 4, 2022

On Thursday, August 4, 2022, at about 4:09 pm, a white Pontiac Grand Prix, a white Kia Soul, and a maroon Ford F-350 were traveling northbound on I-15 at milepost 337 in Sunset. It appears that the Pontiac suddenly switched lanes to the left, possibly for traffic. The F-350 collided with the Pontiac which caused […]

I-70 fatal crash from last week

August 3, 2022

On Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at about 6:10 pm, a green 1996 Toyota 4Runner was traveling westbound on I-70 near milepost 164. The Toyota went off the left shoulder of the interstate into the median for an unknown reason. After the vehicle went off of the road, it rolled several times. The driver of the […]

Media Availability: DPS “Speeding Wrecks Lives” enforcement & campaign launch

July 20, 2022

For Immediate Release: Statewide speed shifts aimed at preventing aggressive driving continue through the summer WHAT: Media members are invited to interview representatives from the Utah Highway Patrol as they launch a statewide speed enforcement campaign and discuss the critical behavior change that needs to happen when it comes to driving on Utah roads.  “When […]

I-80 Fatal Motorcycle Crash

June 19, 2022

On June 19, 2022 at approximately 1:13PM a motorcycle was traveling eastbound I-80 at milepost 100. For an unknown reason the motorcycle left the roadway and overturned. The rider of the motorcycle suffered fatal injuries in the crash. Troopers are investigating strong winds as a possible factor in the crash. It is unknown if the […]

Fatal Crash in Davis County

May 14, 2022

Fatal Crash in Salt Lake County

May 13, 2022

Fatal Crash in Salt Lake County

May 13, 2022

Fatal crash near Moab (Updated 3/3/22)

March 3, 2022

Around 10:02 pm last night, Vehicle 1 Jeep Wrangler was southbound on SR 191 at milepost 151, about 23 miles north of Moab, when it crossed over the center line. Vehicle 2, a Semi, was heading northbound in the same location in between guardrails when the driver of the semi noticed the southbound vehicle crossed […]

Critical accident in Box Elder County, Car Vs. Cow

February 27, 2022

At approximately 7:30 pm on Sunday, February 27th, a westbound passenger car struck a cow in the roadway on SR-102 at mile 14. The only occupant of the car, a male, had to be extracted. The male was transported by ground to the closest hospital where he was then flown to a trauma center on […]

Double Fatal in Kane County

February 27, 2022

On Sunday February, 27, at approximately 12:40 AM a single vehicle rollover with two male occupants occurred at mile 10 on SR-89. The vehicle, a Jeep Compass, was traveling westbound from Big Water towards Church Wells. Neither occupant was restrained and both were ejected. Both occupants sustained fatal injuries. Cause of the accident is under […]

Davis County Fatal Crash **Updated**

February 20, 2022

North Salt Lake – On February 20, 2022 approximately 7:14 Davis County dispatchers received reports of a wrong way vehicle traveling southbound in the northbound lanes near 2600 South. A short time later a crash was reported near Center Street on I-15 involving multiple vehicles including one motorcycle. The wrong way vehicle, a green Chrysler, […]

Wrong Way Driver Crashes into Trooper **Updated Dash Cam Added**

February 20, 2022

Salt Lake City- This morning, February 20, 2022 about 4:18am a red SUV got on I-15 traveling southbound in the northbound lanes at 600 South. Troopers responded to the area to stop the dangerous vehicle before it could hit any other motorists. Trooper Henson located the vehicle near 4500 South in the #1 lane. The […]

Fatal on I-70 at mile 35 (Correction)

January 9, 2022

At 2 am on Sunday, January 9, a Cadillac SUV was traveling on I-70, wrong way, Eastbound in the Westbound lanes. Near milepost 35, the Cadillac struck a semi truck on the right front, slid down the side and dislodged the rear axels. The car was thrown off the right side of the interstate and […]

Pedestrian Fatal on I-15

January 9, 2022

At approximately 6:42 am, a male individual ran out into the roadway on Northbound I-15 in the area of Woods Cross High School. The individual was struck by a semi and several other vehicles. There are no abandoned vehicles in the area and it is unknown why he was on the freeway. Northbound I-15 at […]

Fatal I-15 NB 1800 South

December 26, 2021

On December 26,2021, at approximately 0727 hours, troopers were dispatched to a report of a camper in the travel lanes near I-15 northbound near 1800 South. While en route troopers were notified of a body that was also in the travel lanes. When troopers arrived they confirmed that there was a deceased male on scene. […]

Fatal Crash at Mile Marker 154 I-70

December 19, 2021

On December 18, 2021 at approximately 7:33 pm, a red Kenworth pulling an oversized gas field specialty trailer was eastbound on I-70 near mile post 154 occupied with a single male driver. A white Kenworth with double trailers was eastbound in the same area occupied by a single female driver. The male driver of the […]

Critical Injury Crash at 5500 South I-15 Northbound in Murray

December 18, 2021

On December 18, 2021, at approximately 1329 hours, traffic began to slow at 5500 South I-15 northbound. A blue Mazda 3 (vehicle 2) and a blue Honda Civic(vehicle 3) began to slow down due to traffic congestion. A Mazda CX-5 (vehicle 1) was traveling directly behind these vehicles in lane four. As the Honda and […]

Fatal crash at 300 South Main in Manti

December 18, 2021

On December 18, 2021 at 0620 hours, a Honda Accord was traveling South on Main Street in Manti. The vehicle crossed left of center, over two lanes of travel, a curb and directly into a large tree. The driver and sole occupant was pronounced dead at the scene. Fatigue and drug abuse are being investigated […]

DPS is seeking help from the public to identify a burglary suspect

December 13, 2021

The Utah Department of Public Safety is attempting to identify the suspect in the below images as part of an investigation into a burglary that occurred after hours at a restricted access state building in Taylorsville early last Sunday morning. If you can help identify the suspect, please call Salt Lake Highway Patrol Dispatch at […]

UHP Troopers stop Amber Alert vehicle out of Colorado

November 24, 2021

On Wednesday November 24, 2021 at about 3:34 pm, an attempt to locate (ATL) for possible Amber Alert on a subject with a child was traveling westbound on I-70 just outside of Green River. Troopers coordinated with several officers to set spikes in case the subject fled. A UHP sergeant located the vehicle near MP 63 […]

Fatal Crash in Tooele County at Mile Marker 40 I-80 Westbound. (Updated 11/8/21)

November 8, 2021

On November 7, 2021 at 06:52 am, a white Ford was traveling westbound on I-80 near mile marker 40 in Tooele County. The vehicle was occupied by 3 occupants: husband, wife, and an adult child. The vehicle drifted off the roadway to the left and corrected back onto the roadway.  The vehicle overcorrected and went […]

Crash at Mile Marker 273 I-15 NB

November 7, 2021

On November 7, 2021 at 0359 hours we received a call of a semi truck that had driven off the highway and possibly into a home in the area. As troopers arrived on scene, they located a semi truck in the area of 209 N West Ridge Lane in Lindon which is just East of […]

Fatal Crash at SR 179 Mile Post 1

November 6, 2021

On Saturday 11/06/2021 at approximately 0419 a cement mixer truck was traveling northeast near mile marker 1 at the Parachute Lane intersection. A Dodge Durango was traveling westbound on Pole Canyon Road towards Grantsville. The Durango did not stop for a stop sign at the intersection and was struck by the cement truck on the […]

Fatal Crash at 12000 South I-15 Southbound

November 5, 2021

On November 05, 2021 at 1834 hours, a Yamaha motorcycle operated by a male driver was traveling recklessly southbound I-15 at approximately 12000 South. Multiple reports were made that the motorcycle changed lanes into the HOV lane where he didn’t slow in time and struck the rear end of a Toyota Prius. Troopers arrived on […]

Teens killed in crash on SR-56

November 4, 2021

On 11/04/2021 at approximately 0806, a pickup truck was traveling east on SR-56 near mile marker 15.  The pickup truck left the road to the left and struck the embankment of the cross street at 7200 West.  The pickup overturned several times ejecting all five juvenile occupants.  None of the five occupants were wearing their […]

Fatal Auto-Ped I-215 3400 South (Updated 10/25/21)

October 15, 2021

On October 15, 2021, at approximately 5:30 AM, A truck and trailer were traveling north on I-215 East. The trailer became detached from the truck and came to rest with the trailer in the center lane at approximately 3400 South. A 4Runner was traveling north in the center lane and hit the trailer. After that […]

Provo Canyon Motorcycle Crash

October 11, 2021

On October 10, 2021, at 6:30pm, a 2007 Honda motorcycle was eastbound on SR-189. As the motorcycle approached the intersection with Squaw Peak Road a 2015 Nissan Sentra, pulled onto SR-189 in front of the motorcycle. The motorcycle struck the Nissan in the driver’s side rear quarterpanal.The motorcycle rider was transported by ground ambulance with […]

UHP year-to-date recap including Labor Day

September 7, 2021

UHP Investigate a Motorcyclist Fatal in Logan Canyon

September 4, 2021

At approximately 12:16pm a northbound motorcycle ridden by a single male in his late fifties failed to negotiate a curve at mile 471 on US 89 in Logan Canyon. The motorcycle was laid down in on coming traffic, shortly after the motorcycle was struck by a truck towing a trailer with cattle onboard, the motorcyclist […]

Tooele County Fleeing Vehicle

August 29, 2021

On August 29, 2021 about 7:30 am, a UHP Trooper attempted to stop a black pickup truck on SR-36 traveling northbound for an equipment issue.  The vehicle fled and the Trooper did not pursue the vehicle. The last known location was given and officers searched the area.  The vehicle was occupied by a male driver […]

Semi Crash I-15 milepost 71

August 3, 2021

This morning at approximately 6:30 A.M., a semi truck was heading northbound on I-15 at milepost 71. A witness stated the semi veered off the road to the left and struck the barrier. The semi truck launched over the barrier and landed on the road going underneath the freeway. The driver of the semi was […]

Fatal Crash on I-15 at 14600 South

June 25, 2021

On June 25, 2021, at approximately 1519 hours, two motorcyclists, 1 male and 1 female, were traveling southbound on I-15 at 14600 South. The female rider was traveling in front of the male rider and stated she ran over something in the road but didn’t know what it was. The female rider said she looked […]

Fatal Crash on I-80 at mile 9

June 20, 2021

On June 20, 2021 at approximately 06:20 hours, a pickup traveling eastbound on I-80 near MM 9 lost control and rolled multiple times on the right hand shoulder. Both occupants were ejected from the vehicle. The occupants were males in their twenties. A UHP trooper arrived shortly after the accident occurred and attempted life saving […]

Fatal, Single Vehicle Crash in Garfield County

May 16, 2021

 A white 2007 Chevy Malibu was traveling South on SR-89 at MP 149 with one occupant, a male in his mid fifties. The vehicle drifted completely off the right side of the road. The driver appeared to try and regain control after a great distance but his actions caused the vehicle to roll. The driver […]

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in American Fork Canyon

May 16, 2021

At approximately 3:10 AM on Sunday May 16, a motorcycle failed to negotiate a turn, westbound, at mile 10 of SR-92. The rider died at the scene. The rider a male in his early twenties was from Utah County, he was not wearing a helmet. The cause of the accident is unknown at this time. […]

Troopers Wrangle Pigs on the Highway

May 14, 2021

At about 3:00 PM a pickup towing a horse trailer was headed southbound at mile 336 on I-15. The safety latch on the trailer opened and eight pigs fell out onto the freeway. This resulted in the death of two pigs and a minor accident involving a passenger vehicle. This incident caused a snarl in […]

Critical Accident on I-15 South of Kanosh

April 4, 2021

On Saturday, April 3rd, at 3:55PM a Nissan passenger car, traveling north on I-15 at mile 145, was driving erratically, changing speeds from 30 and then up to 100mph and weaving excessively, nearly striking several other cars. At one point the Nissan began to pass a Ford pickup with a camper in the right lane. […]

Murder Suspect Arrested on I-80 in Tooele Co.

February 12, 2021

Tooele County UT- Utah Highway Patrol Troopers stopped a vehicle out of California on Thursday February 11, 2021 near mile post 74 on I-80 and arrested the occupants suspected in crimes out of state. Approximately 1:31 PM on February 11, 2021 UHP Troopers had been notified of an Attempt to Locate (ATL) on a vehicle […]

Fatal in Beaver on I-15

January 8, 2021

At approximately 5:22 PM on Friday, January 8, a white Honda passenger car was traveling west on 300 North in Beaver, Utah at a high rate of speed. The Honda failed to at stop at the T intersection east of I-15. The Honda blew through the fence, up the hill and onto northbound I-15. A […]

Fatal Crash on SR-36 Mile Post 8 in Tooele County.

November 7, 2020

On November 7, 2020 at approximately 1048 hours, the driver of a maroon Lincoln LS passenger vehicle was traveling southbound on SR 36 at approximately mile marker 8 in Tooele County. A semi was traveling northbound in the opposite direction. For an unknown reason the passenger vehicle swerved in from the semi and crashed head […]

Fatal Crash Kane County 9/23/2020

September 26, 2020

    On 9/23/2020 at approximately 7:51PM Kane County dispatch advised of a head on collision on Hwy 89 at milepost 35.5. A westbound Toyota Highlander was traveling behind a slow moving large truck and attempted to pass it in a no passing zone. As the SUV moved into the eastbound lane of travel it […]

Report of Shots Fired on I-215 West California Ave off ramp.

September 18, 2020

On September 18, 2020 at 2201 hours dispatch advised of a shots fired call at I-215 West and California Avenue off ramp. The caller was a driver of a semi-truck that stated he stopped at the Flying J on 900 West and 2100 South. The driver continued by saying the he was being shot at […]

Rollover Accident on SR-224

September 18, 2020

On 09/18/2020, at 1426 hours, a single unit dump truck was traveling north on SR-224, down a steep grade. The truck left the roadway to the right. It appears that the driver over corrected to the left, and the truck began to roll. When the truck rolled, it lost its entire load of asphalt onto […]

Two passengers die in I-15 crash.

May 17, 2020

Paragonah, UTAH On May 17, 2020, at 7:25 AM a gray 2003 Honda Odyssey Van occupied by a family of 4 was traveling northbound in the area of milepost 82. The right rear tire of the van experienced a failure and the driver of the van lost control. The van traveled into the median and […]

Fatal Motorcycle on Trappers Loop Road *Updated with rider’s name*

May 17, 2020

Huntsville, Morgan County. At 9:55AM on May 17, 2020, a motorcycle being driven by a 77 year old male was traveling north bound on Trappers Loop Road near milepost 8. The driver ran off the right side of the roadway and onto the grass hillside. The driver continued traveling through the grass for approximately 200 […]

I-80 Westbound at milepost 137 closed

April 26, 2020

At approximately 11:30 A.M on April 26, 2020, a Semi trucking was traveling westbound on I-80 at milepost 137. The semi was hauling double tanks, the second tank somehow became detached and rolled. The Semi and first tank pulled to the shoulder while the second tank remained blocking all three westbound lanes. The tank contains […]

University Parkway Autoped – Orem

March 14, 2020

On March 13 around 11:30 p.m. a motorist driving a red passenger car pulled over on the northbound on ramp to I-15 due to a flat tire. Two good samaritans stopped with the vehicle and all three males began to change the tire while one helped direct traffic. Another motorist in a black Volkswagen entered […]

Fatal Crash near Holden

March 8, 2020

On March 7 about 7:50 pm a white 2015 Chevrolet Impala was traveling south on I-15 near mile post 175, when the driver allowed the car to go off the left shoulder onto the rumble strips, over corrected to the right, left the road to the right and rolled several times. A 39 year old […]

Fatal Crash I-15 at 800 N Orem

March 7, 2020

On March 7 about 1:24am a 2006 Toyota Tundra was traveling southbound on I-15 in Orem at the 272 on ramp area. The vehicle left main flow I-15 and entered the area between main flow and the on ramp. The vehicle skidded sideways and then rolled over. There were three occupants in the vehicle. The […]

State Trooper stops a wrong way vehicle. Driver is DUI.

February 17, 2020

On February 16, at approximately 10:49 pm, Highway Patrol Dispatch was notified of a wrong way vehicle. A four door silver sedan was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes. The vehicle was first reported at mile 104 on I-80. A reponding trooper slowed down traffic as he traveled toward the area of the reported wrong […]

Single Vehicle Fatal Crash

November 23, 2019

Around 6:00am, a tan Ford Ranger was traveling north on I-15 near mile post 143. The road curves gradually to the right, however, the driver continued in a straight line off the left side of the road. The driver over steered back to the right, crossing all travel lanes. Just prior to leaving the road […]

Serious Injury Crash I-15 in Springville MP 262

July 22, 2019

At approximately 10:15 hours a female driver left her lane and struck another vehicle to her right. She then shot left and struck the wall. She was extricated and transported to an area hospital with serious to critical injuries. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Fatal crash near Toquerville

July 22, 2019

On July 21, 2019, at about 2049 hours, a small Chevy pickup truck was traveling eastbound on SR-17. The driver of the pickup was a 17-year-old female with a learner’s permit. There were four other passengers in the truck as well. Near milepost 4 (Toquerville) the driver failed to negotiate the swooping turn that leads […]

Millard County Fatal Crash 7/19/2019

July 20, 2019

Date: 07-19-2019 Time: 08:20 Location: SR-6 Mile Post: 84 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: UHP Inv. Officer: Jeff Rowell Initial Description: A blue Dodge pickup was traveling north on SR-257, approaching the intersection with SR-6. The driver of the blue pickup did not stop, and did not appear to attempt to slow or stop at […]

Protected: July 7th crash in Parley’s Canyon Dash Cam Video

July 8, 2019

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Fatal Crash SR-191 MM 82 near Monticello

July 1, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7196 (Crash – Fatal / Supplemental Information / Sent: 07-01-2019 18:30) Section: 13 // District: 0 Date: 07-01-2019 Time: 12:21 Location: SR-191 Mile Post: 82 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: SR-191 at Mile Post 82, approximately 10 miles North of Monticello. A Ford F-350 4 door work truck flat […]

Homicide on I-84 at MM 21 near Snowville

May 23, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7103 (Homicide  / Initial Information / Sent: 05-23-2019  01:13) Section: 1 // District: 0 Date: 05-22-2019 Time: 20:02 Location: I-84  Mile Post: 21 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: UHP /  SBI Initial Description:         At 20:02 DPS Dispatch in Box Elder received a 911 call from the passenger in a […]

Protected: Video of box truck colliding with a Trooper’s patrol vehicle while the Trooper was conducting a slow-down maneuver.

May 20, 2019

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Fatal Crash on U.S. 40 MM 12

May 15, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7075 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 05-15-2019  12:58) Section: 7 // District: 0 Date: 05-15-2019 Time: 10:32 Location: SR-40 Four miles north of Heber City Mile Post: 12 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description:         At approximately 1030 hours, a red Honda Civic […]

Fatal Crash on I-84 at MM 111

April 9, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6970 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 04-08-2019  11:10) Section: 1 // District: C Date: 04-08-2019 Time: 09:15 Location: I-84 Mile Post: 111 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:        At 0916 hours on April 8th, 2019, a report of a rollover accident was made to […]

Fatal Crash on SR-40 at MM 152

April 9, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6966 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 04-07-2019  18:10) Section: 5 // District: A Date: 04-06-2019 Time: 15:21 Location: SR-40 Mile Post: 152 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:        A 93′ blue Chevy pickup, with one occupant, was traveling westbound on SR-40 at MM 152. […]

Fatal crash on U.S. Hwy 40 at MM 131 (15 miles west of Vernal)

March 11, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6902 (Crash – Fatal / Supplemental Information / Sent: 03-11-2019  10:22) Section: 5 // District: A Date: 03-11-2019 Time: 05:30 Location: SR-40  Mile Post: 131 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:       A 2005 Chrysler Sebring was traveling westbound on US-40 at MM 131. A 2001 GMC Denali was […]

Fatal incident/crash SR-147 mile post 10 in Utah County

March 5, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6888 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 03-05-2019 14:13) Section: 6 // District: C Date: 03-05-2019 Time: 11:55 Location: SR-147 Mile Post: 10 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: At 11:55 hours a John Deer 520 tractor was traveling West on SR-147 near mile marker 10 when the […]

UHP is conducting increased speed enforcement on I-15 in Lehi

February 1, 2019

For Immediate Release Speeding through the I-15 Tech Corridor construction becoming a concern UHP is conducting increased speed enforcement on I-15 in Lehi. WHAT: UDOT crews working alongside traffic in the I-15 technology corridor are concerned with an observed increase in speed through the corridor. The construction zone speed limit through the area is 60 […]

Details of last night’s Bountiful semi crash on I-15 NB

December 18, 2018

Shortly after 8 pm on December 17th, a Semi Tractor Trailer was traveling northbound on I-15 near 500 South in West Bountiful, where it traveled off of the freeway to the right, crossed through the gore area of the on-ramp and into the dirt area between the freeway’s fence and a movie theatre parking lot. […]

Halloween DUI Enforcement

October 26, 2018

With Halloween right around the corner and the World Series in full swing, some things you might see this weekend are witches, ghosts, ninjas, scary clowns, and Dodgers and Red Sox fans. One thing you will definitely see this weekend is extra police officers working DUI patrols. To help make sure everyone gets home safely, […]

October 20th crash on SR-40 at MM 32 turns fatal

October 23, 2018

On October 20th 2018, at about 12:40 AM, a black Ford Explorer was westbound on SR-40 near milepost 32.  A silver Audi was eastbound in the same area.  The Explorer left the road to the right, over-corrected to the left and went into oncoming lanes. It impacted nearly head on with the Audi.  The male […]

DPS Teams with Department of Workforce Services for Refugee Outreach

November 1, 2017

The Utah Department of Public Safety is proud to play a role in helping refugees integrate into our community. We recently partnered with the Utah Department of Workforce Services and leaders from the refugee community in an effort to build a two way understanding between law enforcement and those who are new to our country.

Missing Chocolate cinnamon bear

September 7, 2017

Missing chocolate cinnamon bear. Last seen in dish in Nannette’s office

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September 5, 2017

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Simple Ways to Stay Safe and Prevent Fires While Celebrating

July 2, 2017

As we quickly approach our fireworks season, the Utah Department of Public Safety’s Fire Marshal Office would like to remind the citizens of Utah how to responsibly discharge and enjoy their fireworks and novelties this holiday season. “I would remind everyone as they celebrate the independence of our country and the coming of the Pioneers […]