Public Safety Archive

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

What Do We Know About E-Cigarettes?

(KCPW News) The Tooele City Council decided to table an ordinance regulating the use of e-cigarettes on Wednesday. The ordinance sought to

Hands-Free Technology Adds to Distracted Driving Woes

(KCPW News) A new study by a University of Utah researcher shows that using voice-activated software while driving is dangerous. KCPW’s Roger

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

Lawmakers Hear Details of Dating Protection Act

Utah Lawmakers on the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee today heard the latest version of a bill that is designed

SLCPD Test Body-Worn Video Cameras

The next interaction you have with police in Salt Lake City could be recorded. The city’s police department is testing new body-worn

Military Members May Be Property Tax Exempt Under Constitutional Amendment

Should active military members be exempt from paying property taxes while they serve? Utah voters will answer that question when they

Utah Deploys Emergency Vehicles to Assist in Super Storm Sandy Relief

Super storm Sandy has left more than 100 people dead and thousands displaced from their homes on the east coast. Today (Friday)

Utah Launches New AMBER Alert Notifications

Everyone in Utah can now receive AMBER alerts by e-mail or text. The Utah Department of Public Safety recently launched new technology

Undetonated Shells Complicate Effort to Battle Pinyon Fire

Ammunition is making it difficult for firefighters to battle a wildfire burning on the Utah National Guard’s Camp Williams, just outside of