Salt Lake City Police Department

Police-mental health collaboration (PMHC) programs support law enforcement agencies around the country in planning and implementing effective public safety responses to people who have mental illnesses.

At A Glance

Total number of agency personnel:
Sworn: 437
Civilian: 96

Total population served:

Salt Lake City, Utah

Program Highlights

  • Small city and rural community collaboration and coordination across multiple jurisdictions
  • Employs a complementary three-team approach through the Community Connection Center (CCC), which includes:
    • Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)
    • Homeless Outreach Service Team (HOST)
    • Community Connections Team (CCT)
  • The CIT Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) multi-county collaboration:
    • Provides 40-hour training for patrol and corrections-based academies
    • Operates a dedicated CIT Investigative Unit with a detective to follow up on mental health calls for service
  • Additional Training includes:
    • Crisis Intervention Team for youth: 8-hour academy
    • Autism training: Two 5-hour courses per year
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder specialization and officer wellness 8-hour course
    • Recertification and officer resilience CIT training

SLC Police Department Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST)

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Scott Stuck
P.O. Box 145505
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 799–3623

Jessica Waters
Program Manager
P.O. Box 145505
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(385) 228-8198

Website: Salt Lake City Police Department Community Connection Center