The South Salt Lake Honorary Colonels provides community service and supports the goals and objectives of the police department. The Colonels foster and engender interest in the understanding and betterment of law enforcement throughout the City of South Salt Lake and surrounding areas.

The Colonels are made up of prominent business people, educators, and community leaders that provide significant insight into the needs of the department and community.

The Colonels render aid to police families in times of need, coordinate educational programs, raise funds for special programs and events, facilitate problem solving forums, and react appropriately to developing matters in which the opinion of the organization would be valuable.

The Chief of Police and the governing board of the association representing its members dictate the initiatives and direction of the association.