Park City Police Department

  • Agency: Park City Police Department
  • Address: 2060 Park Ave, Park City, 84060 UT
  • Chief: Wade Carpenter (Chief of Police)
Phone: 435-615-5500

Park City Police Department is located at 2060 Park Ave, Park City, 84060 UT. The Chief of Police of the department is Wade Carpenter. The Park City Police Department phone number is 435-615-5500.

Park City Police Department News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 2, 2017 Captain Phil Kirk (435) 615·5512 ~~~Investigation of a Suspicious Death~~~ At 1:27 a.m. this morning officers from PCPD responded to the Park Regency Hotel (1710 Prospector Avenue) on a suspicious circumstance. When officers arrived, they observed several suspicious factors and a deceased female was located in the room . Detectives are currently conducting the investigation. Police do not have reason to believe there's an imminent threat to public safety. The victim 's identity won't be released until she has been positively identified and the next of kin have been properly notified. Anyone with possible information related to this case is asked to call the Park City Police Department at ( 435) 615- 5500. XXX

A Huge thank you to all that supported our 3rd Annual "Paint the town Blue". The Market at Park City, Old Town Cellars, DoubleTree by Hilton Park City, Bill White Restaurant Group, Dolly's Bookstore, Southwest Indian Traders, Park City Clothing Company, Egyptian Theatre, Park City, Utah Coca-Cola, Keebler Painting, Twist Barbarian Barbering Co., MeriAnn Boxall - Innovative Real Estate, and Canyon Meadows Ranch Moab Brewery. Huge extra thank you to The Market at Park City for hosting the event every year and going above and beyond to make it spectacular! We certainly do appreciate our Park City Police Department and the Park City Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #3. MeriAnn and Art Boxall

If you're in town this Saturday, please join us at The Market at Park City (1500 Snowcreek Dr.) from 11am-130pm. Hope to see you there!

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families in Las Vegas 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽

Last night at approximately 9:20 PM, Park City School District Administration was made aware of a social media post via SnapChat of a student putting a gun-like weapon into a backpack and making a statement “all will be better tomorrow”. As with any threat of violence, Park City School District takes each situation seriously. Park City Police was notified immediately and dispatched to the student’s home, where an interview for intent and search for the weapon was conducted. The student complied immediately showing gun-like weapon in the picture, which was an airsoft gun, and disclosing the information of the recipients of the SnapChat post. While there is no immediate threat, the student will remain home with parent(s)/ guardian(s) and the Park City Police Department and Park City School District will do a full investigation. We are grateful to law enforcement officials in both Summit County Sheriff’s Office and Park City Police for the rapid response to this incident. Additionally, we are appreciative of the students who took this serious, reported to parents, who then contacted school officials. Our students’ safety is our number one priority. Each school safety issue is taken on a case-by-case basis. With each concern, we immediately inform law enforcement and follow a process to assess the risk and/or threat. and follow all federal and state statute in regards to the Safe Schools Act. With this situation, we immediately assessed risk with our safety team, which included law enforcement, counselors, and administration, who worked hand in hand with the school district and had determined that there was no danger to students.

The Park City Police Department receives several found bikes each year. If you are missing a bike from the Park City area please call the Park City Police Evidence at 435-615-5521. Please leave a name, number, and bike description and the evidence technician will contact you if we have the bike.

This evening, we received report of a possible Mountain Lion sighting in the northeast hillside of Park Meadows. Please review the attached link that was provided by our local DWR officer.

***Officers searched the area and were unable to locate the lion. Please use caution. Wildlife Officials are aware of its possible location and sightings. Please call dispatch for any additional sightings at (435)615-5500 or 911 if any type of danger is perceived. ***Mountain lion sighting: Officers are currently in the area of Sunnyside Dr. and Mellow Mountain Rd. for a confirmed sighting of a lion. If you reside in this neighborhood please take your pets inside and do not approach the lion. A reverse 911 call has been placed to warn residents in the area. Wildlife Officers have been notified of the sighting.

NATIONAL HEATSTROKE PREVENTION DAY JULY 31, 2017 On average once every 9 days an innocent young child dies tragically due to heatstroke after being left in a vehicle. Already this year 28 children have died from heatstroke after being trapped inside vehicles. The Park City Police Department encourages individuals in our community to take immediate action if you see a child alone in a vehicle and call 911. A child’s body overheats 3 to 5 times faster than an adult’s body and children have died from heatstroke in cars on days where the outside temperature was only 60 degrees! Two thirds (2/3) of the increase in temperature in a car happens in the first 20 minutes and cracking the windows does NOT help slow the heating process or decrease the maximum temperature. *Look Before You Lock – Get in the habit of always opening the back door to check the back seat before leaving your vehicle. Make sure no child is left behind. *Create a reminder by putting something you’ll need like your cellphone, purse, briefcase, employee ID, etc. in the back seat so that you’ll have to open the back door every time you park. *Keep a large stuffed animal in the child's car seat. When the child is placed in the car seat, place the stuffed animal in the front passenger seat. It's a visual reminder that the child is in the back seat. *Keep vehicles locked at all times, even in driveways and garages. Keep car keys and remote openers out of reach of children. *Never leave children alone in or around cars; not even for a minute. *Use drive‐thru services when available (restaurants, banks, pharmacies, dry cleaners, etc.) and pay for gas at the pump. *Be especially careful during busy times, schedule changes and periods of crisis or holidays. This is when many tragedies occur. *If a child goes missing, immediately check the inside of passenger compartments and trunks of all vehicles in the area very carefully, even if they are locked. A child may lock doors after entering a vehicle on their own, but may not be able to unlock them. Please share this important information with your family, friends, co-workers, babysitters and child care providers. For more safety tips and heatstroke facts go to or contact Officer Welker at the Park City Police Department.

**Update Marsac Ave is now open. Thank you for your patience.

**Update: the road will be closed for at least another hour so crews can clean up the area. Marsac Ave. will be closed between the roundabout and the south entrance to Ontario Ave. due to a traffic accident. A dump truck crashed into a residence near the 300 block of Marsac Ave.; which caused extensive damage to the structure and an unoccupied parked vehicle; no one was injured. Please use alternate routes until the road is open. Thank you for your patience.

Sergeant McKinney had the honor of representing our department when he travelled to Washington DC to attend the 2017 National Police Week Memorial. Tragically, the names of 145 Law Enforcement Officers, 3 of which were from Utah, were added to the memorial wall this year. Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake Officer Doug Barney, West Valley City Police Department Officer Cody Brotherson and Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Eric Ellsworth were all honored at the memorial this year. "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13

Peace Officers Memorial Day President John F. Kennedy declared the first Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15, 1962, as a tribute to peace officers and in honor of peace officers who, through their courageous deeds, lost their lives or became disabled in the line of duty. This day has been observed in our country annually ever since. #nationalpoliceweek #parkcityutah #parkcitypolice

Happy Mothers Day 😀

May is Mental Health Month: In conjunction with this, PCPD hosted the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT Utah) training in town this past week. The CIT program consists of 40 hours of training that is designed to increase officers' awareness of behavioral health issues and empathy of individuals experiencing behavioral health disorders ( Valley Behavioral Health Director Dodi Wilson, CIT Utah Director Ron Bruno, and Park City Officer Mikel Archibeque were instrumental in bringing this vital training (for the first time) to Park City. Chief Wade Carpenter has made CIT training mandatory for all officers and most PCPD Officers have received this training.

Just FYI, We are conducting a training exercise at the Miners Hospital this morning. We should be done by noon. Have a good Friday.

Park City Police Department received information that a wanted fugitive, Daniel David Courson, may be residing in the Park City area. Courson has a $1,000,000 warrant for Burglary and Absconding from parole out of Tustin, California. Courson is reportedly driving a stolen 2007 Toyota Tacoma with a Utah License plate # E048HU. Courson is described as a white male, 6'1", 185 lbs., short brown hair, graying and receding, with blue eyes. If you see this man or the vehicle pictured below please call us at 435-615-5500. Do not attempt contact with Courson. **Please refer all inquiries about Courson to Detective R. Newton at the Tustin Police Department at (714)573-3249 or (562)292-0140.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 28, 2017 Vehicle Burglary Suspect PCPD officers responded to the Municipal Athletic & Recreation Center (MARC) at 1200 Little Kate Rd. at 12:00 noon today on a report of a male breaking into cars in the parking lot. Responding officers observed a vehicle leaving the MARC at a high rate of speed west on Little Kate Rd. Officers pursued the vehicle as it turned onto Holiday Ranch, north on Park Avenue, before eventually entering I-80 westbound. PCPD Officers requested assistance from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office and Utah Highway Patrol. Due to the risk to public safety, all of the police agencies discontinued pursuing close to mile marker # 127 at the mouth of Parley’s Canyon on I-80 westbound. There were no accidents or injuries resulting from the pursuit. The attached photos of the suspect & suspect vehicle were recorded by surveillance cameras at the MARC. The suspect was described as a black male, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and a black beanie cap. The suspect vehicle was described as a 2013-1-2015 Chevrolet Malibu. If you have any information about possible suspect or vehicle in regards to this case (17-09421), please contact PCPD 435-615-5500.

There have been several sightings of the mountain lions over the last several days. Please be aware of your surroundings while out and about in our beautiful mountains. If you do spot a mountain lion, please keep your distance and report it to us at 435-615-5500.