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Metro Support Times, 9/30/14

SALT LAKE CITY — The new Metro Support Bureau shares the results of its first 30 days of operation in a newsletter now available to the public.

Known as the Metro Support Times, the newsletter is a window into the workings of the bureau with primary responsibility for the area that runs from North Temple to 700 South, Interstate 15 to State Street. For example, from July 6 – August 2, 2014, Metro Support officers were responsible for 886 arrests, including:

  • 493 misdemeanor citations
  • 393 jail bookings
  • 275 misdemeanor
  • 493 felony charges

The publication also includes citations vs. bookings; the variety of booking charges; issues identified and actions taken; officer recognition; and profiles on officers tasked to the Homeless Outreach Services Team, aka HOST.

Anyone in the area is encouraged to send public safety questions, issues or story ideas to

The Metro Support Times is available for download on the Bureau’s webpage:

Media Contact:
Public Relations Unit