Ballpark residents inundated by crime feel unsafe, unheard by Salt Lake City leaders

Community members are working together toward solutions, but as one said, “I already have a job.”

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Ballpark neighborhood in Salt Lake City photographed on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Mere minutes from attractions like the world’s biggest Costco, the city’s minor league baseball stadium and an iconic bar and grill serving up burgers some call the best in town, business owners say they often see concerning criminal behavior. “I don’t know why [officials are] just ignoring it,” one said.