Board Member Opening

Chief Chad Smith (Lehi) is planning to retire early in September. He has been a faithful friend and UCOPA Board member for years now, and we wish him the very best. Chad currently represents Region 2 as one of our vice presidents. His retirement leaves an opening on the board for a chief from one of the following counties: Juab, Millard, Daggett ,Carbon, Duchesne, Emery, Grand, Sanpete, Wasatch, Sevier, Summit, Uintah, or Utah. This vacancy will be filled by appointment by our President, Chief Wade Carpenter.

Additionally, Chad has been serving as our representative on the Special Olympics board. The Board replacement may be asked to serve on that committee; OR, if any of you would be interested in the Special Olympics board even if you are in a county not represented by Region 2, let us know. For the most efficient way to communicate your desire to serve on the UCOPA board and/or the Special Olympics board, please communicate directly to Wade Carpenter

Fallen Officers Memorial Run

Fallen Officers Run logo 150x150 Fallen Officers Memorial Run

Saturday, September 13m 2014 there will be a “Super Hero 5K Run”

The run will be held at Corner Canyon High School in Draper, UT. You may register at and then come dressed to run as as your favorite super hero.

The run is to benefit the families of Sgt. Cory Wride, Sgt. Derek Johnson, Officer Jared Francom, Officer Aaron Beedley and Deputy Josie Fox.

Utah Sheriff’s Association Annual Conference Announced

The Utah Sheriff’s Association has announced their annual conference will be held on September 20 – 23, 2014 in St. George, Utah. For details on the conference schedule and to register go the

Current Job Listings

Updated: 8/8/14
Boise Idaho Police Department is accepting applications for a “Community Ombudsperson” to promote confidence in the police department.

For detailed information on any job opening listed on the Utah Chiefs of Police Website click here.