In the event of an emergency
Non-Emergency Dispatch (Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
Administrative Offices (Office hours, Monday-Friday 8-5)
2277 E. Bengal Blvd.
Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121
ABOUT COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS POLICE
The Cottonwood Heights Police Department is the newest law enforcement organization in the Salt Lake Valley. Nestled at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains between Big Cottonwood and Little Cottonwood Canyons, Cottonwood Heights covers about nine square miles with a population of approximately 35,000 people. The city is the gateway to major ski resorts and recreational canyons, as well as offering
When the City of Cottonwood Heights incorporated in 2005, a contract was entered into with the Salt Lake County sheriff to continue as the main provider of police protection. This changed in 2007 when Cottonwood Heights Mayor Kelvyn Cullimore and the city council opted to form their own locally-controlled police department and terminated the contract with the county sheriff. This service ended on September 1,
The CHPD has entered into partnerships with other municipalities to achieve an economy of scale and to provide an appropriate response to any potential emergency. This is accomplished by starting our own SWAT team allowing us to provide local control and still accomplish the goal of providing quality pooled services to keep the citizens safe, as illustrated by SWAT, CSI Crime Lab Services and the major accident team reconstruction task force.
Today, Cottonwood Heights has some of the valley’s lowest crime rates, while the CHPD has great response times and some of the highest clearance rates of crimes. The cost for the service is equivalent to what the city would have paid the county for contracted services. As the city continues to grow, the CHPD will rise to meet the needs of its residents.
In September of 2015, the CHPD entered into an interlocal agreement with neighboring cities that allows Cottonwood Heights police personnel to render aid for those jurisdictions in case of emergencies. The agreement also allows for aid from those jurisdictions in case of a major event occurring in Cottonwood Heights. You can read the agreement here.
Also in September of 2015, the CHPD was the first Utah municipality to enter into an interlocal agreement with other Salt Lake County police agencies to form a task force meant to investigate Officer Involved Critical Incidents (OICI), such as officer-involved shootings, in custody deaths and other investigations involving police officers. You can read that agreement here. You can read the OICI Protocol here.
CHPD Organizational Chart (click here to download the PDF)
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Register for 9-1-1 Emergency Notifications
In case of emergency notifications, you need to register (and update) your home telephone (or cell) with local 9-1-1 centers. for CH residents, go
The registration process and instructions can be downloaded here.
WFWRD Changes the 2020 Annual Area Cleanup Program
Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling District (WFWRD) is announcing a change to the Area Cleanup Program they provide to their residents. This change is due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, and staffing challenges to manage the traditional service.
WFWRD Changes the 2020 Annual Area Cleanup Program
Salt Lake County, UT – Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling District (WFWRD) is announcing a change to the Area Cleanup Program they provide to their residents. This change is due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, and staffing challenges to manage the traditional service.
Pam Roberts, General Manager, stated, “We need to make this change to ensure we have enough staff to provide curbside waste and recycling collections.”
Brad Christopherson, Board Chair of the Administrative Control Board: “We believe this change balances the needs of protecting our employees’ health, the requirements of our mandates, and the needs of residents.”
Roberts explained, “Our plan is to provide a means for residents to remove their bulky items in a different way. I have concerns for staff, dedicated to this service, coming in direct contact with waste that comes with providing the Area Cleanup. We are developing a plan to provide a trailer, or container reservation for our residents, and we hope to have this option available starting in May and run through September”.
We recommend that residents use the Landfill Voucher program wherever possible to lessen the impact of the change for Area Cleanup Program. More information on the Landfill Voucher Program can be found on WFWRD’s website, at https://wasatchfrontwaste.org/garbage-collection.
WFWRD proudly serves the cities of Cottonwood Heights, Herriman, Holladay, Millcreek, Taylorsville, and portions of Murray and Sandy; the Metro Townships of Copperton, Emigration, Kearns, Magna and White City, the Town of Brighton; and all unincorporated areas of Salt Lake County.