Awareness & Education
The Santaquin City Police Department offers the following Awareness and Education programs:
Ride Along Program
Individuals may ride along with an officer for part of his or her shift. Those wishing to participate in this program must be 18 years old or older and a student involved in study of law enforcement or quasi law enforcement. Interested persons must come to the office and complete a form and provide a copy of their driver’s license. A background check will be completed before the ride along is scheduled.
Tours of the Police Department and are offered to groups. Visitors will be shown the departments and be given insights on how the department works. Fingerprinting can also be done for Scouting merit badge requirements. Please schedule an appointment by calling Lee 801-754-5021 or 801-368-4161.
The City of Santaquin offers a Traffic School class as an option in resolving a moving violation.
To pursue Traffic School, you must appear at the Justice Court within 14 days from the date of your ticket to determine if you are eligible. Eligibility is based on your driving history. The clerks at the justice court will not be able to approve you for Traffic School if you meet any of the following conditions:
If you are determined eligible, the court clerk will assist you with a Plea in Abeyance agreement, which is required by State law and outlines the requirements for your case to be resolved.
The court clerk can assist in signing you up for Traffic School at the same time you enter into your agreement.The cost of Traffic School is the original fine amount PLUS a $50 Plea in Abeyance fee. Please be prepared to pay for Traffic School and the Plea in Abeyance fee on the date you come into the Justice Court. Traffic School is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm in the basement of the Public Safety Building located at 275 West Main Street in Santaquin.
Concealed Carry Permit
Santaquin city police department offers a concealed firearm training for the purpose of obtaining a state concealed carry permit. Class are available when there is sufficient interest. Please contact Chief Howard or officer Jon Green for more information