Provo Police

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Our Mission

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.

Report a crime

If this is an Emergency please call 911.

This system allows you to submit a report immediately and print a copy of the police report for free. You may use the Online Reporting System to report the following incident types:

  • Trespassing
  • Vandalism
  • Theft
  • Telephone Harassment
  • Lost Property
  • Identity Theft
  • Hit and Run
  • Found Property
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Damaged Property


Crime map

Crime Reporting Map

We track crime data in your neighborhood. use this crime map to see what is happening where you are and get involved.

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 Join Our Team

If you are a good person who believes in serving others, I invite you to consider applying to become a Provo Police Officer.

Being a police officer is a very rewarding career. Here at the Provo Police Department we operate under a philosophy of “Community Policing” where we understand that we work for the residents of our City and cooperate with them in many ways to make Provo one of the safest cities in America.

If you are physically fit, possess good people-skills, like working in a team environment, seek challenging assignments, enjoy being a problem-solver, and are brave, fill out our application. 

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 Police Policies

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 >>