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Investigations Bureau

The Academy – Investigations Bureau

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Mission Statement
The mission of the Investigations Bureau is to promote and strengthen faith and confidence in law enforcement for the citizens of Utah, by providing objective and consistent investigations of complaints or allegations of misconduct against peace officers and certified dispatchers.

  • Entrance Application Review and Approval
  • Officer Misconduct Investigations
  • Ethics Training

The Investigations Bureau encourages integrity, honesty and trust of Utah Law Enforcement Officers by voluntary compliance with the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics, all laws, regulations and practices associated with the law enforcement profession. To ensure fair and impartial resolution of all complaints of alleged misconduct scrutinized by the POST Investigation Bureau, by means of Professionalism and Commitment of Investigation Bureau Staff in upholding the Public Trust while protecting Law Enforcement Officers.

In 1983, the legislature empowered POST by statute with the authority to investigate misconduct by police officers throughout the state, and impose appropriate sanctions against their certification for that misconduct.