Frequent Questions


Police Department
265 North 200 East
435-627-4300




Frequently Asked Questions


St George Police Security Policy 

 

OUTSIDE SECURITY AND PEACE OFFICER EMPLOYMENT 

 

Due to the potential conflict of interest no peace officer employed by this department may engage in any outside or secondary employment as a private security guard, traffic control officer, private investigator or other similar private security position ("Outside Security Services"). 

 

Any entity, private organization, or individual seeking Outside Security Services provided by peace officers employed by this department must submit a written request to the Chief of Police or his designee in advance of the desired service. Such outside employment, if approved, will be assigned, monitored and paid through the department under the following conditions: 

 

Any entity, private organization, or individual seeking Outside Security Services will be required to enter into an indemnification agreement, including providing insurance naming the City of St. George as an insured party when deemed necessary, prior to approval. 

 

Any entity, private organization, or individual seeking Outside Security Services will further be required to provide for the compensation, including wages, any overtime, and full benefits of all peace officers requested for such services. 

 

Should such a request be approved, any peace officer performing any Outside Security Services shall be subject to the following conditions: 

 

The peace officer(s) shall wear the Department uniform/identification. 

 

The peace officer(s) shall be subject to the rules and regulations of the department. 

 

No peace officer may engage in such Outside Security Services during or at the site of a strike, lockout, picket or other physical demonstration of a labor dispute. 

 

Compensation for such approved Outside Security Services shall be pursuant to standard department compensation and overtime procedures. 

 

No peace officer may engage in outside employment as a peace officer for another law enforcement agency without prior written authorization of the Chief of Police, which authorization the Chief may deny if it is determined that such employment would interfere with or otherwise hinder the operation of the department.

 

Fingerprints are now done at the Sheriff’s Office – Purgatory Building

750 S 5300 W, Hurricane, Utah

 

Ph – 435-656-6559 for a recorded message

 

Tues – 1-4 pm

Wed – 1-4 pm

Thr – 1-4 pm

Fingerprinting is on a first come first serve basis

$10.00 for two cards, $1.00 additional card.

CASH ONLY

 

A Valid Government Issued photo ID is REQUIRED for fingerprinting services.

(Utah Drivers Privilege cards cannot be accepted as ID)

As soon as you contract with an alarm company to monitor, operate or maintain a security system for your home, business or any application where a monitored alarm system would alert the St George Police Department.

For further information, see St George City code 3-5-2 Permit Requirements Fee at www.sgcity.org


Animal control is the responsibility of the St. George Police and you can reach the Animal Control department at 435-627-4301. If it is after hours, you may call the St. George Police Dispatch at 435-627-4301. 

There are two ways to report illegal activity. You can call the St. George Police Dispatch at 435 627-4300 and they will have you talk to a police officer. 

 

If you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Anonymous Tips line at 435-688-8477. If you choose to leave the information anonymously, please remember, the success of the action taken will rely on the information you give. In other words, the more information you give, the better the chance the crime will be solved. If you choose to leave your name and number, rest assured an officer or investigator will contact you. 

 

If you have witnessed a crime, or have information beneficial to law enforcement, please call as soon as you can. Regardless of the time, day, night, or weekends, call Police Dispatch at 435 627-4300. If it is an emergency, please call 911. 

In most residential zones in St. George, a nuisance exists if it disturbs 3 or more people and constuction noise is included in the list of possible nuisances. Call the St. George Police Department at 435 627-4300 to file a complaint. 

 

Animal Control is the responsibility of the St. George Police and you can reach the Animal Control department at 435 627-4300. If it is after hours, you may call the St. George Police Dispatch at 435 627-4300. 

You can call the St. George Police Dispatch at 435 627-4300 and request that an officer be sent to talk to the neighbors. Sometimes there are extenuating circumstances and when the officer arrives at the neighbor�s house, he or she has the discretion to determine that. If you wish, you can ask the dispatcher to have the officer call you back to tell you what the disposition was. 


If you are the victim of domestic violence, contact Washington County Victim Advocacy at (435) 627-4399.

If the traffic light is inside the city limits of St. George City, call 435 627-4300, day or night. 

Call your local law enforcement. If you are inside the city limits of St. George, call 435 627-4300.

Call your local law enforcement. If you are inside the city limits of St. George, call 435 627-4300 and outside the city limits, but inside Washington County, call 435-634-5730.

Call your local law enforcement. If you are inside the city limits of St. George, call 435 627-4300 and outside the city limits, but inside Washington County, call 435-634-5730. 

Call your local law enforcement. If you are inside the city limits of St. George, call 435 627-4300 and outside the city limits, but inside Washington County, call 435-634-5730.

Call St. George Police dispatch and report incidents involving graffiti at 435 627-4300.