Salt Lake City (Utah). Police Department Police blotters.
These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
Scope and Content
These books are police blotters used to make an initial record of arrests, including the names of arrested persons, date of arrest, by whom arrested, and the charge. Entries also include information regarding the disposition of the case--cash, bail paid, fines, etc.
Chronological by arrest date.
Register of arrests from Salt Lake City (Utah). Police Department, Series 4611, contains formal entries of arrests recorded in the Police Blotters. Dates and names coincide with the first two volumes of the Police Blotters
Books of drunks from Salt Lake City (Utah). Police Department, Series 4617, contain information about citizens arrested for drunkenness. Dates and names of the first book coincide with the first two volumes of the Police Blotters.
Criminal register from Salt Lake City (Utah). Police Department, Series 4658, contains information about criminals arrested in the 1890's, excluding those arrested for drunkenness, arranged by surname. Dates and names coincide with the first two volumes of the Police Blotters.
This series is classified as Public.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
Gaps in Series
This series contains a gap from 1893 to 1902. It is not clear whether there were no records produced during this period, or whether the records were lost over time.
This series was archivally processed by Renee Wilson and Alan Barnett in November 2013.
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