Public Safety Archive

More Jail Beds, Less Crime?

Host Jason Mathis speaks with Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown and SLCPD Deputy Chief Josh Scharman about the effect increasing the

New Public Safety Building Will Also Mean Better Service to Community

It’s bigger, safer, and more energy efficient' and now, Salt Lake City’s new Public Safety Building is inching closer to being complete.

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

Dump Fire 80 Percent Contained

Thousands of Utahns got a taste of how dangerous red-flag fire conditions can be over the weekend. A massive wildfire sparked by

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

World Elder Abuse Day Draws Attention to Utah’s Rise in Senior Exploitation

The number of thieves targeting Utah’s seniors continues to rise. Nan Mendenhall, Director of the state’s Adult Protective Services says a recent

Rape Recovery Center and Doctoral Candidate Work to Curb Dating Violence in Schools

Could teaching teens about dating violence actually lead them to be more aggressive? Studies say in certain cases, yes. Now, the Rape

Thousands Particpate in Utah’s Largest Earthquake Drill Ever

Where were you at 10:15 Tuesday morning? If you’re like nearly one million other Utah residents, you were participating in the largest

SLCPD Website Back Online After Security Breach

The Salt Lake City Police Department’s website is back online after a security breach that prompted a shutdown. In January, the activist

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,