Law Enforcement Archive

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

Public Safety Funding About to Change

Homeowners in Riverton, Herriman, and in unincorporated Salt Lake County will soon be supporting the Unified Police Department through a new property

West Jordan Police Seeking Theft Victims

Hundreds of theft victims may soon have their items returned after West Jordan Police recovered a stolen motor home. West Jordan Officer

Reward Offered in Kitten Cruelty Case

Utah animal welfare groups are offering rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for burying a kitten

Suspect Charged in Murder, Sexual Assault of Six-Year-Old West Jordan Girl

Two weeks after 6-year-old Sierra Newbold was taken from her home, sexually assaulted and drowned in a nearby canal, a suspect has

Steven Powell Sentencing Tomorrow

Friday, the father-in-law of missing West Valley City resident Susan Cox Powell will learn the punishment he’ll receive after being convicted of

ACLU Seeks Info on Automatic License Plate Readers

The ACLU of Utah has filed an open-records request to learn more about how law enforcement agencies in the state are using

State Prison System Will Be Full by 2015, Officials Tell Lawmakers

About 80 percent of those who are incarcerated in Utah suffer from some sort of addiction and a third of inmates are

More Heavy Enforcement Coming to Parley’s Historic Nature Park

Law enforcement officers are getting more serious about enforcing the rules at Parley’s Historic Nature Park. Beginning Monday, Salt Lake County Councilman

Salt Lake Police Department Holds SWAT Tryouts

This week police officers interested in joining the Salt Lake City Police Department’s SWAT team are attending SWAT school. Fifteen officers from

Tribune Hopes for Powell Investigation Documents in Open Records Request

After having an open records request denied, the Salt Lake Tribune made its case before the West Valley City Council this week

Human Trafficking Conference Begins Today in Salt Lake City

Law enforcement leaders and victims’ rights advocates from across North America are gathering in Salt Lake City today. The 2012 Trafficking in

ICE Says “Cross Check” Operation Leads to Arrest of 54 in Utah

54 convicted and fugitive immigrants in Utah have been arrested following a nationwide operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Steven Branch,

Intruder Bill Clears Utah Senate

Homeowners would be protected from any liability if they injure an intruder while protecting their home or family under a bill passed

Lawmakers Approve Reimbursement Hike for County Jails

The Utah House of Representatives has unanimously approved a bill that increases the reimbursement rate the state pays to county jails for

House Votes to Outlaw DUI Checkpoints

Police in Utah may no longer be allowed to conduct DUI checkpoints under a bill approved today by the Utah House of