Watch Log: Monday, August 5, 2019
August 6, 2019
Chief Mike Brown Elected Second Vice President of Major Cities Chiefs Association
September 23, 2019

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Tuesday, August 6, 2019 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, August 7, 2019


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, visit

10:11 a.m.
Strong-arm Robbery
189 East 1st Ave

The victim was working in the area painting a building. A male that may have worked on the same painting crew approached the victim and produced a handgun demanding money. The victim turned over what money he had and the suspect fled to a nearby vehicle.


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 us your crime tips to 274637. Start the text with the keyword TIPSLCPD (which routes it to SLCPD), then a space, followed by the relevant information or photos. Reference: crimetip