Public Safety Archive

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

City Develops New Bikeway System

(KCPW News) Salt Lake City will soon be getting a little more cyclist-friendly. Joining New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Portland, the

U of U Works to Ensure Mine Safety

Nearly five years after the tragic Crandall Canyon Mine disaster that left six miners and three rescuers dead in Utah’s Emery County,

Wildfires Get Political

While the more than half a dozen wildfires burning across Utah certainly have an immediate impact on the nearest residents and the

Quail Fire Burns 2,000 Acres

The Quail Fire burning in Alpine has scorched just under 2,000 acres as of Wednesday evening and is 5 percent contained, according

Herriman Wildfire Now Contained

The 611-acre Rosecrest fire that began Friday in Herriman is now contained. Residents in the roughly 950 homes that were evacuated Friday

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

Bomb Scare Forces Evacuation of NSA Construction Site

Law enforcement is investigating a potential bomb threat at the construction site of the National Security Administration Data Center at Camp Williams

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

Police Force in Polygamous Town Could be Decertified

Big changes could be on the way for the polygamist community of Hildale. Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff tells KCPW behavior in