The airport police are responsible for law enforcement at Salt Lake City International Airport. This includes close cooperation with various federal, state and local agencies. The department is not a part of Salt Lake City Police Department, though they share some functions, such as evidence and record-keeping. The Airport Police Department is a separate organization exclusively serving the airport, which is a department of Salt Lake City Corporation.

Airport police officers support federal security directives and initiatives, airline security programs and passenger screening, enforce airport rules and regulations on the airfield and within secured areas, and assist with traffic and crowd control.

The department is headed by a chief, assisted by a captain and two lieutenants. There are a number of specialty sections including: patrol (including bicycle patrol), detectives, K-9 explosive detection teams, SWAT, EOD and training.


Phone: (801) 575-2911 for emergencies
              (801) 575-2470 for business matters
     Fax: (801) 575-2645

P.O. Box 145550
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114

Investigations: (801) 575-2493

Complaints: (801) 575-2863

To request a copy of a police report, or other Airport records, please visit our Public Records page.