Jeff Nigbur

Jeff Nigbur
Public Information Officer, Utah Department of Public Safety

Sergeant Jeff Nigbur is the lead Public Information Officer for the Utah Department of Public Safety. He oversees public information activities for all divisions within the department, including the Utah Highway Patrol, Utah State Crime Lab, Driver License Division, Bureau of Criminal Identification, Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), Utah Division of Homeland Security and the State Fire Marshal. Jeff has had the opportunity to deal with many high profile cases such as the Crandall Canyon Mine Disaster, Milford Flat Fire, the Jared Massey Tasing, the USU Van Roll-Over and many other media / awareness campaigns. Jeff received his Associates of Science degree in Criminal Justice in 2004 from the Salt Lake Community College. He also has a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Phoenix. Jeff is currently a motor squad instructor, DPS dive team master diver, and member of S.E.R.T., the Utah Dept. of Public Safety’s SWAT team.


Jeff Nigbur (Utah Department of Public Safety)
The Utah Department of Public Safety (DPS) Media Portal communicates current news, real time information, and safety alerts to media outlets statewide. The portal improves communication and collaboration with media outlets to enhance DPS’s ability to protect the public.