Law Enforcement Archive

DA Gill: Officer “Justified” in Shooting Death of Dillon Taylor

  (KCPW News) The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s office has wrapped up its investigation into the police-involved shooting death of Dillon

Utah Legislators Defend Use of Military Surplus in Local Law Enforcement

(KCPW News) The Utah legislature has been holding interim committee hearings this week, and on Wednesday, one committee discussed a federal program

Autopsy, Witnesses Raise Questions about Police Shooting in Saratoga Springs

(KCPW News) Last Wednesday, Saratoga Springs police officers responded to reports that a man, later identified as 22-year-old Darrien Hunt, was wielding a

Utah ‘Revenge Porn’ Law May Apply to Anonymous Photo Leaks

(KCPW News) The Internet has been abuzz lately over a recent hacking scandal involving the theft and distribution of intimate celebrity photos.

The Rundown: Democratic Candidate for Utah Attorney General Charles Stormont

Today on the program, as part of a series of interviews with candidates for statewide office, we’re joined by Charles Stormont, Democratic

SL Co. Settles Lawsuit Over Immigration Law

(KCPW News) A lawsuit pitting Salt Lake County against a man it detained over immigration status has been settled. Enrique Uroza will receive

Protest Decries Police in SLC, Ferguson

(KCPW News) Demonstrators gathered on Thursday night in downtown Salt Lake to protest recent actions by police officers, here and across the

SLCPD Chief: Dillon Taylor Shooting Still Under Investigation

(KCPW News) In light of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., as well as the shooting incident involving a 20-year-old man and a

Report Says SLCPD Shooting of Dog Was Justified

(KCPW News) A civilian review board’s investigation into the shooting death of a Salt Lake resident’s pet dog found that the responsible

Former Attorneys General Swallow and Shurtleff Arrested

(KCPW News) Two former Utah Attorneys General were arrested on Tuesday morning on charges ranging from engaging in a pattern of illegal

Consultant to Prison Relocation Commission: Communication is Key

(KCPW News) A legislative commission tasked with finding a new location for Utah’s state prison has a lot to consider when it

Outrage Builds Over SLCPD Shooting of Dog

(KCPW News) An incident involving a Salt Lake City police officer’s shooting and killing of a dog has sparked outrage in the

Former West Valley Detective Charged with Manslaughter in Willard Shooting

(KCPW News) The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office announced on Thursday that they were filing a charge in the 2012 police

Utah Lawmakers Spar Over Federal Lands Jurisdiction

(KCPW News) A month after the interim session commenced, it was part two of interim committee meetings in the Utah legislature on

Utah Distracted Drivers, Beware: Mobile Device Laws Tightened

(KCPW News) Amendments to Utah’s distracted driving laws became effective on Tuesday this week. The new laws specify that drivers cannot operate their

Utah, Intermountain Leaders Back Immigration Reform

(KCPW News) A letter on immigration reform, co-signed by leaders from six different Mountain West states, got a boost from prominent Utahns

SLCPD Plans to Index Rape Kit Info Online

(KCPW News) A Salt Lake City councilmember and the city’s chief of police sparred earlier this week over a touchy subject: why

Police Charge 3 UFA Employees After Searching Personal Prescription Histories

(KCPW News) Last year, Unified Fire Authority employees discovered missing vials of morphine in their ambulances. The UFA speculated that theft was

Possible Relocation of Draper Prison Put On Hold

(KCPW News) The Governor’s Prison Relocation and Develop Authority board, or PRADA, decided on Wednesday to delay any recommendations to the state

Salt Lake County GOP Chair Criticizes County DA Over Use of Force Finding

(KCPW News) Over the weekend, Salt Lake County GOP Chair Chad Bennion criticized Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill for what

Allegations of Forgery of Utah Supreme Court Justice Signature

(KCPW News) The FBI and the Salt Lake County DA’s Office are looking into the forged signature of a Utah Supreme Court

Salt Lake DA Files Homicide by Assault Charge in Death of Soccer Referee

(KCPW News) The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s office filed Homicide by Assault Charges against a Salt Lake teenager on Wednesday for

Increased Security at Salt Lake Marathon

(KCPW News) Nearly 10,000 people are expected to run in this weekend’s Salt Lake Marathon. In the wake of the explosions at

West Valley City Police Department Under Scrutiny

(KCPW News) The West Valley City Police Department has been rocked by controversy in recent months, from the shooting of an unarmed

Third Time’s the Charm for Controversial 2nd Amendment Bill

(KCPW News) A bill that would put state gun laws above federal laws passed out of committee on Monday after key provisions

Bill to Allow Temporary Weapons Surrender Endorsed in Committee

(KCPW News) One of the six gun-related bills heard yesterday at the Utah Legislature would let gun owners turn their weapons over

Utah’s Underage Drinking Rate Lowest in the Nation

A national survey shows Utah has the lowest number of underage drinkers in the country. The National Survey on Drug Use

Car Burglaries Down in Salt Lake City

Vehicle burglaries in Salt Lake City are down from last year. Detective Rick Wall with the Salt Lake City Police Department says

Swallow Wins Race to Replace Outgoing Shurtleff

Election results show Republican John Swallow as Utah’s next Attorney General, defeating Democrat Dee W. Smith by 34 percent.

Dept. of Commerce Warns of Super Storm Scams

In the wake of Super storm Sandy, the Utah Department of Commerce is issuing a word of caution for Utah residents looking