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Watch Log: Saturday, August 23, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Saturday, August 23, 2014 – 6 a.m. Sunday, August 24, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY— The Salt Lake City Police Department receives hundreds of calls for service each day. Not all calls result in a report or arrest. Compiled by Watch Commanders in the field, the Watch Log is a summary of events that stand out to them in a given 24-hour period. Call times listed are approximate and typically reflect the first call received by SLC911 (Dispatch) for a given case. Items contained herein are based on information available at the time of its release and should not be interpreted as an admission or finding of guilt. Arrest information may differ from formal charges filed by the prosecuting agency. To see a list of completed calls for service in the last 48 hours, please visit slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.

6:16 p.m.
Foot Pursuit/involuntary commitment
1546 S. Jordan River Parkway
14-145581

Officers responded to a report of a male threatening two female victims on the Jordan River Parkway.  When officers arrived the suspect fled into the Jordan River where he stayed and refused to surrender. After officers, family members, and SLCFD Swift Water Rescue dialoged with the male for almost two hours, he was pulled from the water.  The male was transported to the hospital for his exposure to the water and mental illness.

To share information about this or other criminal activity with the Salt Lake City Police Department, please call (801) 799-3000. To remain anonymous, text the keyword TIPSLCPD plus any relevant information to 274637. Reference: crimetip

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