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Tidings of Comfort for Others From the Jenson Family

Posted on: December 23rd, 2016

We’d like to share a special story about a generous and thoughtful donation from a family in Cache County. Brady Jenson reached out to Trooper Rawlinson and said the Jensen family wanted to do something different for Christmas this year to take the place of sibling gifts. They decided to make special bags for Troopers to keep in their […]

Weekend Winter Storm Preparations

Posted on: December 22nd, 2016

We are working closely with UDOT weather forecasters in preparation for this weekend’s storm. To make sure commuters and those traveling through Utah’s highways are safe and make it to their destinations this holiday weekend, UHP is planning to have extra Troopers on the road in order to better respond to incidents. We’d like to share some […]

Trooper Eric Ellsworth – How to donate

Posted on: November 30th, 2016

Donors have three options, each requires account number and account name: Account # 9089962 Account Name: Ellsworth Anyone may visit an America First Credit Union branch location to make a donation. If you are Members of the AFCU you may: Transfer the funds using Online Banking or Speech Access. If you are using the Online […]

Tips to Prevent Drowsy Driving

Posted on: August 26th, 2016

This is Utah’s Drowsy Driving Awareness Week. To kick off the week, we joined No Drowsy Driving and Zero Fatalities at a coffee break at mile post 54. We see the consequences of drowsy driving crashes, and they can be deadly. It’s never worth it to just keep driving. If you get sleepy behind the […]

Meet Our New Colonel!

Posted on: June 29th, 2016

Utah Department of Public Safety Commissioner Keith D. Squires has appointed Major Michael Rapich to Colonel of the Utah Highway Patrol (UHP). Colonel Rapich will replace Colonel Daniel Fuhr, who is retiring after more than 21 years of service. Colonel Rapich brings 24 years of law enforcement experience to his position, including more than 17 […]

Peace Officers Memorial Day and National Police Week 2016

Posted on: May 19th, 2016

n 1962, President Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week during which May 15th falls as National Police Week. The memorial day and week are “to pay tribute to the law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country and to voice our appreciation […]

Swearing In Ceremony

Posted on: May 12th, 2016

It’s the culmination of an in depth hiring process and 15 weeks of training. For these six troopers, it’s the start of their adventure. Welcome to our family.

Spring Motorcycle Riding – Videos

Posted on: May 11th, 2016

The weather is warming up, and motorcyclists are ready to ride. Spring riding in Utah presents unique challenges – highly variable weather, roads that have been closed all winter in some spots and the fact that your motorcycle may have been dormant over the winter. Sgt. Donavan Lucas from our motor squad shared some advice […]

Winter Driving Reminders

Posted on: December 13th, 2015

  A winter storm is headed our way, just in time for Monday morning’s commute. We’d like to share the following reminders to help make sure you get where you’re going safely. Winter Driving Tips KNOW BEFORE YOU GO Check the weather http://noaa.gov search your location and destination National Weather Service Salt Lake City Twitter (includes […]

Our Vests Won’t Stop These Bullets

Posted on: August 12th, 2015

“We Wear Bullet-Proof Vests, But Our Vests Won’t Stop These Bullets” New video shows how dangerous the side of the road is and why it’s critical for drivers to slow down, move over and pay attention to the road   UTAH – Vehicles traveling at freeway speeds are like bullets: it’s an analogy that the […]