Law Enforcement Archive

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Militarization of Contemporary Policing

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: February 11, 2015) –  a discussion about the militarization of contemporary policing, as it relates

Salt Lake County Jail Changes Mug Shot Policy

The Salt Lake County Jail is changing the way they handle mug shots, saying they want to stop outside groups from exploiting

West Valley City Council Hears Request for Susan Powell Records

It’s now up to the West Valley City Council to decide who should have access to police records regarding the disappearance of

Homeless Outreach Service Team Looking For More Business Partners

There are two kinds of meters in downtown Salt Lake City. Both sit on the sidewalk and accept change, but instead of

Salt Lake City Police Work to Clean Up Area Around Downtown Shelters

Over the past several years, homeless shelters across the country have remained packed full of individuals and families looking to get back

Law Enforcement Say “Hate Crime” Hard to Tack On to Offense

It’s difficult to tack on “hate crime” to a conviction in Utah, according to law enforcement officials who took part last night

Matthew David Stewart Supporters Rally for Peaceful Drug Policies

Nearly a hundred people filled a room at the Weber County Main Library in Ogden last night to support Mathew David Stewart,

NAACP Hosts Education Forum in Wake of Trayvon Martin Shooting

The Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP hosted a forum last night to educate the public on interacting with law enforcement and

Controversial Anti-Graffiti Bill Moves Forward

A bill that sparked retribution from hackers on the Salt Lake City Police Department's website moved forward in the Utah Senate today

CityViews 11/30/11: Child Porn in Utah

Segment 1: A University of Utah professor is arrested on charges of possessing child pornography. A former school counselor accused of sexually

Occupy SLC Turns to Human Rights Commission With Grievances

The Occupy SLC movement will deliver complaints to the Salt Lake City Human Rights Commission tomorrow night with two grievances: human

UHP Association Hopes Disclaimers Will Mean Crosses Can Stay Up

The Utah Highway Patrol Association is hoping a few modifications to several memorial crosses will be enough to end a legal battle

CityViews 11/1/11: Combating Cyberbullying

Segment 1: Bullying is going virtual. A recent survey showed that 19 percent of Utah’s nearly 50,000 elementary and middle school students

Some Cottonwood Heights Businesses Worried About Being Forced Out of Town

Some business owners in Cottonwood Heights are concerned about the abundance of police presence. They say rather than doing their job, officers

ACLU Sues Salt Lake County Jail, Says it Holds Suspects Illegally

The Utah Chapter of the American Civil liberties Union says the Salt Lake County Jail is illegally holding suspected illegal immigrants. The

Brown Polygamy Case Filed in Federal Court

The attorney handling the case of a polygamous family seeking to decriminalize plural marriage in Utah filed suit Wednesday in federal court

Criminal Record Expunged? Think Again

Some Utahns who have committed crimes are finding their past is coming back to haunt them – even though their records were

Utah’s Prisons Overcapacity, Some Inmates Could be Released

The tough economy could mean no hard time for hundreds, and eventually thousands of Utah’s criminals. Wednesday morning, Utah lawmakers heard testimony

Oda Gun Bill Narrowly Passes Committee

All Utahns would be allowed to openly carry a gun near a school, day care or college if a GOP-sponsored bill makes