We, the law enforcement officers of the State of Utah, Northern Utah area, and political subdivisions thereof, as representatives and delegates of state and subordinate lodges, do hereby associate the lodge we represent and the members thereof for the following purpose:


To support and defend the Constitutions of the United States and the State of Utah; to inculcate loyalty and allegiance to the United States of America, the State of Utah, and the communities we work for; to promote and foster the enforcement of law and order; to improve the individual and collective proficiency of our members in the performance of their duties; to encourage fraternal, educational, charitable, and social activities among law enforcement officers; to advocate and strive for the uniform application of civil service merit system for appointment and promotion; to support the improvement of the standard of living and working conditions of the law enforcement profession through every legal and ethical means available; to create and maintain traditional esprit de corps insuring fidelity to duty under all conditions and circumstances; to cultivate a spirit of fraternalism and mutual helpfulness among our members and the people we serve; to increase the efficiency of the law enforcement profession and thus more firmly establish the confidence of the public in the service dedicated to the protection of life and property.


All terms used herein to denominate gender shall be generic and, whenever appropriate, the singular shall include the plural and the plural shall include the singular.