Wade Carpenter

Wade Carpenter


Chief Carpenter currently serves as the Chief of Police in Park City, UT and has been in law enforcement for over 31 years, 22 of those as chief. He currently sits on the IACP Executive Board, and he oversees the IACP Firearms Committee, IACP Arson and Explosives Committee, and IACP Patrol and Tactical Operations Committee. He is a past president of the Utah Chiefs of Police Association.

Chief Carpenter’s experience, law enforcement involvement, and accomplishments include: being the two-term president of the Utah Chiefs of Police Association, the Chairman of the Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training Council, Chairman of the Utah State Intelligence Analysis Center, and supervising logistics for the Sundance Film festival and the annual FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup. He sits on the founders’ board for the Utah 1033 Fallen Officer Foundation, and the executive board for the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force. Chief Carpenter is also the co-founder of Leaders for Life, an anti-bullying program.

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