City of South Salt Lake


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Upcoming Events

For a complete listing of upcoming PAL events, please click here

Mission Statement

South Salt Lake PAL is a positive youth development organization that utilizes educational, athletic and recreational activities to:

  • create trust and understanding between police officers and youth
  • provide mentoring opportunities to youth
  • connect youth with strong and positive role models in the community
  • encourage healthy decision making and self-esteem, and
  • create and promote community partnerships and involvement.


  • NFL Flag Football - an after school program in the spring and fall for boys and girls, 12-14 years old.
  • PAL Mentoring - provides the opportunity to build structured & trusting relationships between young people and caring mentors.
  • Street Hockey - events held throughout the summer at various community events.
  • TEAM (Together Everyone Achieves More) - an after school program at Granite Park Jr. High, focused on community service & peer leadership initiatives.
  • PAL Pete Suazo Boxing Center - youth first participate in an hour of homework and tutoring, then move on to their choice of boxing or various other fitness or arts activities.
  • SSL Rec & PAL Baseball - the team competes in inter-league play with other teams throughout the Salt Lake area.


Board Members

Alli Lachowsky - PAL President
South Salt Lake Police Department

Aaron Wiet - PAL Vice President
South Salt Lake Parks & Recreation Director

Officer Jerry Silva - PAL Director
South Salt Lake Police Department

Marv Cameron, CPA - PAL Treasurer
Cameron & Associates

Chief Jack Carruth
South Salt Lake Police Department

Chief Ron Morris
South Salt Lake Fire Department

Fritz Backman
Weber/Ogden School District (YIC)

Kory Toone
Executive Boat & Yacht



Related Information


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501C3 Non-Profit
Director: Officer Jerry Silva
(801) 412-3650

Every kid needs a PAL!

PAL Boxing

PAL Pete Suazo Boxing Gym
2797 S 200 E
South Salt Lake, UT  84115

(801) 412-3214