Currently, Joe Tarver serves as the Deputy Chief for the Murray City Police Department and has a total of 35 years in Law Enforcement.

Joe Tarver has served as Deputy Chief for the Murray Police Department since 2014 and has been in law enforcement for 35 years. He is a dedicated and selfless leader within the police community. Deputy Chief Tarver is highly respected for his work among his peers. He is a strong advocate for suicide awareness and prevention in Murray City, as evidenced by his commitment and service to his family, peers, City of Murray and the State of Utah. We know Chief Tarver will feel humbled by this nomination, and will likely accept this nomination on behalf of his entire “police family” that he is fiercely loyal and protective of on multiple levels. We know he feels that the entire law enforcement community is deserving of being recognized for what they do as First Responders.

(Submitted by:  Ninzel Rasmuson)