Law Enforcement Archive

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

West Valley City Won’t Release Powell Records to Family Attorney

After a week of deliberating, the West Valley City Council announced last night it will not be releasing any files relating to

West Valley Council to Issue Decision on Powell Police Records

The family of missing West Valley woman Susan Cox Powell will find out this evening if the West Valley City Council will

Chon Confirmed As Judge Despite Committee Rejection

Despite being rejected by the Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee, Su J. Chon, one of Governor Gary Herbert’s choices to replace two retiring

District Attorney Reflects on Impact of Sikh Temple Shooting

The impact of Sunday’s massacre at a Sikh Temple in Wisconsin by a white supremacist hit especially hard for Salt Lake County

Documents Show Evidence West Valley Police Collected in Powell Case

Eighty-four documents released Tuesday after more than two years of work by The Salt Lake Tribune to obtain them reveal what West

Second Arrest Made in Olympic Oval Thefts

The Unified Police Department arrested a second suspect over the weekend for the July 25th thefts at the Utah Olympic Skating Oval

Politics Up Close: Automatic License Plate Readers/Congressional Candidate Donna McAleer

Today on the show, we looked at automatic license plate scanners with the ACLU of Utah and Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim