Provo is nationally recognized as one of the best places to start a business and raise a family. The Provo Police Department is a destination department where you can build your police career. Whether you are new to law enforcement, or you already have a career, Provo is the place to serve. We offer a full array of opportunities to police professionals who want serve where they feel appreciated and supported. If quality of life and professional opportunity are important to you, we want to talk to you.
The Provo Police Department is full of dedicated men and women who strive for excellence and professionalism. We embrace the community based policing philosophy. Our mission statement is our guiding principle:
We work with citizens to improve quality of life, solve problems, safeguard liberties and stop crime. We provide proactive police service in a professional and compassionate manner.
Use of Portable Audio Video Recorders Policy
The Provo City Police Department may provide officers or other department employees with access to portable recorders, either audio or video or both, for use during the performance of their duties. The use of recorders is intended to enhance the mission of the Department by accurately capturing contacts between officers of the Department and the public. Learn more >>
Off Duty Police Action Policy
The general posture of the Provo Police Department will be that an off-duty officer should intervene in situations where failure to do so, in the officer's opinion, will likely result in death, injury or substantial property damage. Learn more >>