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Crime Scene Investigation Unit


The Layton City Police Department offers internship opportunities to those college students that are currently enrolled in a forensic science program. Responsibilities of interns include responding to crime scenes, providing support for crime scene investigators, assisting the evidence technician with daily responsibilities, assisting with weekly public fingerprinting services and any other appropriate forensic or evidence related duties as assigned. All applicants are subject to an interview and thorough background investigation. For questions or additional information please contact the C.S.I. manager.

Claiming Property

Property is released by appointment only and requires the presentation of a valid identification. For additional information or to make an appointment, please call (801) 336-3553 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Property for Safekeep

Items held as safekeep will be held for 90 days after which the items will be disposed of in compliance with existing State laws.


Items held as evidence may only be released upon authorization from the prosecuting attorney or the responsible officer. All property not held for evidence in a pending criminal investigation or proceeding, and held for six months or longer where the owner has not been located or fails to claim the property, may be disposed of in compliance with existing State laws.

Firearm Releases

The release of firearms will require an appointment with evidence personnel during regular business hours. A Brady Check must be performed on the identified lawful owner within 72 hours of the designated appointment time. If an appointment is missed, a 2nd Brady Check cannot be performed for an additional 30 days. After 90 days or three missed appointments, the firearm will be considered abandoned and will be destroyed. All firearm releases must be reviewed by the Layton City Attorney’s Office for final approval.

Property Auctions

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Contact Crime Scene Investigation Unit (801)

Layton City Police Department
429 N Wasatch Dr
Layton, UT 84041

Phone Numbers:
911 Emergencies
(801) 497-8300 Non Emergency
(801) 336-3477 Administration Offices