State Bureau of Investigation



The State Bureau of Investigation serves to reduce crime and increase security. Our mission is to provide professional investigative services to all people by investigating crime and working with allied agencies and the community.

S.B.I. Objectives

Conduct professional investigations

  • Complete, thorough, detailed and factually based investigations that meet the highest standard of our profession and provide access of resources to victims of crime.

Work closely with allied agencies and the community 

  • Seek out opportunities to work with and serve allied agencies and the community to promote the best outcomes related to reducing crime and promoting public safety.

Gather, verify, share, and use information and intelligence to increase public safety

  • Intelligence-driven enforcement, gathering, and sharing of information to enhance public safety efforts in the state, region, and nation. Share information directly to the State Information and Analysis Center and be responsive to requests for information.

Bureau Leadership

Tyler Kotter – Chief of Investigations

Captain Troy Denney – Bureau Commander

Lieutenant Jeff Adams – Alcohol Enforcement

Lieutenant Chad Jensen – Major Crimes

Lieutenant Ellis Alexander – Narcotics

Location, Hours, and Contact

State Bureau of Investigation
4501 South 2700 West
2nd Floor
Salt Lake City, Utah 84129
Administration:  (801) 965-4747
Fax:  (801) 969-0808
For emergencies, dial 911
For non-emergency calls, call DPS Dispatch: (801) 887-3800