Dan Jewel, Layton City Police Department

Jan 6, 2017, 12:56 PM | Updated: Feb 25, 2019, 3:29 pm

The following nomination letter was written by Sergeant Clint Bobrowski of the Layton City Police Department:

On December 17th, 2016, Officer Jewel and I responded to a Domestic Violence call. We encountered a 9 year old boy who had witnessed the crime. To calm the boy down, we began to discuss what he would like for Christmas. To our surprise, the 9 year old indicated to us all he really wanted was school supplies. Even after asking if he was sure he didn’t want toys, the boy firmly stated he really wanted pencils, paper, and other school supplies. Following the call, Officer Jewel took it upon himself to purchase a gift bag full of school supplies. Officer Jewel returned the following day and provided the supplies to the boy who was overcome with joy.

On December 18th, 2016, Officer Jewel was conducting patrol work. Officer Jewel observed a vehicle that appeared to be avoiding him. As Officer Jewel investigated more he learned the vehicle had revoked registration and did not have any insurance on it. Officer Jewel stopped the vehicle and learned the driver was a single mother of two children. During his investigation the female expressed her worries of not being able to provide Christmas for her two children. Officer Jewel took it upon himself to go to Toys-R-Us to purchase, with his own money, gifts for this woman’s children. The Layton Toys-R-Us learned what Officer Jewel was doing and donated over $400 worth of Toys for this family which were delivered to them that day.

As Officer Jewel’s supervisor I continue to stress the importance of being involved with our community to strengthen our partnership. Officer Jewel went well above and beyond any expectations of a police officer by ensuring three children in Layton experienced a Merry Christmas and provided a little relief to their parents.

The above mentioned incidents are only but two examples of the routine volunteer service that Officer Jewel provides to the community. On top of his routine police work, Officer Jewel is a veteran of the United States Military who was injured during combat, and is the Lodge President for the Layton Fraternal Order of Police.

Today’s Top Stories

Beyond the Badge

Elon Musk Twitter...
KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer

Elon Musk: Twitter deal ‘temporarily on hold’

Musk has been vocal about his desire to clean up Twitter's problem with "spam bots" that mimic real people and appeared to question whether the company was underreporting them.
2 months ago
It took Utah a few weeks longer than most states, but the average gallon of gas is now under $2. 
Associated Press

Average US price of gas drops 9 cents per gallon to $2.84

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline dropped 9 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) over the past three weeks, to $2.84.
3 years ago
No Author

Officer William Barnett, Taylorsville

The following post was submitted as a nomination for Officer William Barnett.
4 years ago
No Author

Officer Preston Casey, Centerville

During this past year Centerville Police Officer Preston Casey has faced difficult personal and professional tragedies, despite these difficulties he maintained a positive attitude and became even more sensitive to challenges faced by others.
4 years ago
No Author

Lieutenant Eric Stucki, Utah State Parks

While attending his son's basketball game, Lt. Stucki performed CPR on a boy until the ambulance could arrive.
4 years ago
No Author

Officer Steve Olson, Cottonwood Heights

As I sat waiting for my order, a police officer entered pushing a bike. Initially, I thought he was perhaps a bike cop; however, I quickly realized that something else was going on.
4 years ago

Sponsored Articles

Tax Harassment...
Jordan Wilcox

The best strategies for dealing with IRS tax harassment | You have options!

Learn how to deal with IRS tax harassment. This guide will teach you how to stop IRS phone calls and letters, and how to handle an IRS audit.
spend a day at Bear Lake...
Bear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau

You’ll love spending the day at Bear Lake | How to spend a day at Bear Lake

Bear Lake is a place that needs to be experienced. Spend a day at Bear Lake.
Curb Appeal...
Price's Guaranteed Doors

How to have the best of both worlds for your house | Home security and curb appeal

Protect your home and improve its curb appeal with the latest security solutions like beautiful garage doors and increased security systems.
Prescription opioids can be disposed of during National Prescription Take Back Day...
Know Your Script

Prescription opioid misuse | How to protect your family from the opioid epidemic

Studies have shown that prescription opioid misuse has increased since COVID-19. So what do you need to know about these opioids?
national heart month...
Intermountain Healthcare

National Heart Month: 5 Lifestyle Changes to Make Today to Keep You Heart Healthy

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. One person dies every 36 seconds in the United States from cardiovascular disease
Joseph Smith Memorial Building...
Temple Square

The Joseph Smith Memorial Building is an icon of Salt Lake City | Why hosting an event at this beautiful location will make you a hero this year

Here's why hosting an event at the iconic Joseph Smith Memorial Building in downtown Salt Lake City will make you a hero this year.
Dan Jewel, Layton City Police Department