Patrol Bureau

The Patrol Bureau serves as the Police Department's largest section with over 80 sworn personnel. Considered to be the backbone of any police organization, the primary responsibility of the Officers in the Patrol Bureau is to respond to calls for service (911). Officers also provide a variety of additional services, including: 

  • Accident Investigation
  • Community Problem Solving
  • Emergency and Critical Incident Response
  • Nuisance Crimes
  • Partnerships with the Community
  • Preliminary Crime Scene Investigation
  • Pro-Active Crime Intervention Through Intelligence Led Policing
  • Traffic Enforcement

Ride Alongs

The West Valley City Police Department offers ride alongs for the public as well as our current police applicants. If you are a police applicant you will be arranged a ride along during the hiring process. If you are a member of the public and requesting a ride along, please complete this form  and we will reach out and contact you with the information you provide and arrange and schedule a ride along for you.