OFFICER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OFFICER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Questionnaire asks Utah cops if they are liars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57779822-78/lake-police-questionnaire-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57779822-78/lake-police-questionnaire-salt.html.csp">Questionnaire asks Utah cops if they are liars</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-21T01:01:04.986-06:00">Updated Apr 21, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For police officers in Salt Lake City and in Davis County, this question could soon appear on the standard paperwork they have to complete: “Has any judge or prosecutor made any allegations or findings that reflect on your truthfulness or bias? Yes or No.” The Davis County attorney’s office last week started issuing questionnaires to police officers that ask whether they have been caught lying or done something else that could jeopardize court cases in which they might be called to testify. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57779822@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:01:04 MDT Judge limits news coverage of Utah teen charged with murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822106-78/grunwald-garcia-jauregui-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822106-78/grunwald-garcia-jauregui-county.html.csp">Judge limits news coverage of Utah teen charged with murder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By stephen hunt</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T19:42:15.744-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 07:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A judge is limiting television and photographic coverage of a preliminary hearing for a 17-year-old Draper girl charged as an accomplice in a January shooting spree that resulted in the death of one police officer and the wounding of another. Meagan Dakota Grunwald is charged as an adult with aggravated murder, a first-degree felony, and 11 other charges related to the death of Utah County Sgt. Cory Wride near Lehi and the wounding of Utah County Sheriff’s Deputy Greg Sherwood in Santaquin. Fou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822106@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:42:15 MDT Salt Lake City cops: Anti-theft tech nails Gateway Mall shoplifter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822341-78/mall-officer-phone-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822341-78/mall-officer-phone-lake.html.csp">Salt Lake City cops: Anti-theft tech nails Gateway Mall shoplifter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T10:51:32.035-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 10:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police say anti-theft technology proved the undoing of a Gateway Mall shoplifter. About 6 p.m. Monday, a 25-year-old male allegedly snatched an I-phone from the Hot Topic store. Mall security was notified and began tracking the phone’s GPS signal as the thief moved through the mall grounds. Detective Greg Wilkins said a Salt Lake City police officer then stationed himself at the phone’s last known location and had mall security remotely activate the phone’s alarm. The officer appr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822341@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:51:32 MDT UTA doubled execs’ bonuses last year while seeking tax hike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57802498-90/board-bonus-bonuses-chief.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57802498-90/board-bonus-bonuses-chief.html.csp">UTA doubled execs’ bonuses last year while seeking tax hike</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T10:46:51.023-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 10:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Transit Authority doubled spending on controversial bonuses for managers last year, while it sought a sales-tax hike it says is needed to restore bus service cut during the recession. The agency spent $1.74 million on such bonuses last year, twice the $870,368 doled out in 2012, according to UTA salary data analyzed by The Salt Lake Tribune. The biggest individual bonuses for executives rose to $30,000 each, up from $25,000. That came on top of compensation packages, including benefits,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57802498@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:46:51 MDT Centerville police: Officer forced to shoot armed, suicidal man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57817835-78/farrand-centerville-officer-officers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57817835-78/farrand-centerville-officer-officers.html.csp">Centerville police: Officer forced to shoot armed, suicidal man</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T21:59:01.726-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Centerville police say they were forced to fatally shoot an armed and suicidal man after he answered pleas to surrender by pointing a handgun at officers. Assistant Chief Paul Child said Monday that one Centerville officer was on administrative leave pending review of the Sunday afternoon shooting, which resulted in the death of 38-year-old Vincent John Farrand. The 3:28 p.m. shooting at 550 South 300 East is being investigated by the Davis County Attorney’s Office, Davis County Critical Incide...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817835@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:59:01 MDT Man accused of being ‘BYU groper’ is charged http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57807626-200/campus-lemmon-byu-fletcher.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57807626-200/campus-lemmon-byu-fletcher.html.csp">Man accused of being ‘BYU groper’ is charged</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T21:08:53.105-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 09:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man who gained notoriety for allegedly committing more than a dozen sexual assaults on Brigham Young University’s campus was charged Thursday with two misdemeanors. Nathan Eric Fletcher, 22, whose alleged misdeeds earned him the nickname of the “BYU groper,” has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor sexual battery. He could face up to a year in jail for each count, and more charges may be coming. “These are two cases of the 16 that were ready to be presented to the prosecutors office,” ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57807626@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:08:53 MDT A kicking, head-butting, spitting arrest for Salt Lake City cops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57806762-78/suspect-lake-salt-attempted.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57806762-78/suspect-lake-salt-attempted.html.csp">A kicking, head-butting, spitting arrest for Salt Lake City cops</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T11:20:30.164-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 11:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police had their hands full taking a car-prowling burglary suspect into custody. A woman witnessed the 20-year-old man breaking into her car about 10 p.m. Thursday at 1650 S. State St. and called 911. Moments later, another citizen reported seeing the same man burglarize a car at 216 E. 1300 South. Change and electronics were taken. Police located the suspect, who admitted, after waiving his Miranda rights, to stealing the items. He claimed he was looking for money to buy food. Th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57806762@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:20:30 MDT Granger High teen arrested after scuffle with Taser-wielding officer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57802721-78/officer-student-horsley-taser.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57802721-78/officer-student-horsley-taser.html.csp">Granger High teen arrested after scuffle with Taser-wielding officer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T21:04:16.587-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Granger High School sophomore is facing possible expulsion and criminal charges after wrestling with a Taser-wielding school resource officer before finally being subdued. Granite School District spokesman Ben Horsley said the incident began about 10:30 a.m. Thursday when the male student, along with several others, was discovered loitering in the gymnasium when they were supposed to be in class. A hall monitor approached the group to give them truancy citations but then called the Granite Sch...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57802721@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:04:16 MDT Salt Lake City cop stops angry driver at gunpoint http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57753461-78/driver-officer-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57753461-78/driver-officer-lake-salt.html.csp">Salt Lake City cop stops angry driver at gunpoint</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T13:28:15.344-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 01:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Salt Lake City police officer drew his gun to stop an angry driver who aggressively approached him during a traffic stop this weekend. The driver and two passengers were arrested after drugs and a weapon were found in their possession. The incident began at 10:20 p.m. Sunday when the officer pulled over the car after learning it was uninsured. The 29-year-old driver quickly exited the car and came at the officer. Feeling threatened, the officer ordered the 6-foot-3, 215-pound man to stop at gu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57753461@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:28:15 MDT Police arrest serial bank robber at Salt Lake City grocery store http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57744952-78/bacon-lake-salt-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57744952-78/bacon-lake-salt-police.html.csp">Police arrest serial bank robber at Salt Lake City grocery store</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T22:35:48.273-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police arrested a suspected serial bank robber at gunpoint Friday in a Salt Lake City grocery store. Michael Alexander Bacon, 45, was arrested about 4:50 p.m. inside the Brickyard Harmon’s grocery store, at 3270 S. 1300 East, according to the Salt Lake City Detective Cody Lougy. Police located Bacon when an officer responded to an unrelated call in the neighborhood and happened to notice someone matching Bacon’s description nearby. Bacon then took off running and the officer pursued. Bacon led t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57744952@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 22:35:48 MDT Police ID gunman killed after wounding two SLC cops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57742577-78/officers-police-knight-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57742577-78/officers-police-knight-lake.html.csp">Police ID gunman killed after wounding two SLC cops</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T22:46:38.905-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A wanted man was killed and two police officers wounded from gunshots after a traffic stop in downtown Salt Lake City erupted into a firefight early Friday morning. The man who died in the shootout was identified as 34-year-old Christopher Leo Knight, from Lakeport, Calif., who was wanted by California authorities on suspicion of a drug possession. The gun battle occurred about 2:15 a.m. Friday after the two city patrol officers stopped a mud-splattered, light-colored Jeep near 300 South and We...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57742577@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 22:46:38 MDT After fatal shooting, TSA wants armed police at checkpoints http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57735926-68/tsa-officers-airport-security.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57735926-68/tsa-officers-airport-security.html.csp">After fatal shooting, TSA wants armed police at checkpoints</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TAMI ABDOLLAH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T20:53:51.937-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 08:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • The Transportation Security Administration recommended Wednesday that armed police officers be posted at airport security checkpoints and ticket counters during peak hours after a review of last year’s fatal shooting at Los Angeles International Airport. The 25-page report to Congress obtained by The Associated Press makes 14 recommendations, which do not carry a price tag and are somewhat dependent on local authorities who provide airport security. While airport security has been...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57735926@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:53:51 MDT Competency evaluation ordered for Utah man charged with shooting at cops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57733731-78/biedermann-officers-ordered-competency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57733731-78/biedermann-officers-ordered-competency.html.csp">Competency evaluation ordered for Utah man charged with shooting at cops</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T22:47:15.042-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A competency evaluation was ordered Wednesday for a man suspected of exchanging gunfire with Iron County Sheriff’s deputies last December. Grant Louise Biedermann Jr., 41, is charged in 5th District Court with two counts of first-degree felony attempted aggravated murder, two counts of third-degree felony assault by a prisoner and one count of class B misdemeanor carrying a dangerous weapon while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Biedermann was expected to be in court Wednesday for a pre...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733731@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 22:47:15 MDT Man charged with elderly Murray woman’s homicide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57729225-78/sharp-spencer-aggravated-charged.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57729225-78/sharp-spencer-aggravated-charged.html.csp">Man charged with elderly Murray woman’s homicide</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T22:11:27.265-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 10:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Prosecutors have charged a man with killing an elderly Murray woman and setting fire to her home earlier this year. Investigators allege that on Jan. 25, Christen James Spencer killed Shirley Sharp, 84, who lived alone in the home at 20 E. Winchester St. (6400 South). Spencer, 49, was charged Tuesday in 3rd District Court with aggravated murder — which is potentially punishable by death — aggravated burglary, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated robbery, aggravated arson and failure to stop at th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57729225@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:11:27 MDT Utah officer may face discipline after suspect steals his vehicle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728130-78/police-ward-officer-vehicle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728130-78/police-ward-officer-vehicle.html.csp">Utah officer may face discipline after suspect steals his vehicle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The ASSOCIATED PRESS</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T21:51:34.161-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 09:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sunset, Utah • A police lieutenant in Sunset could face disciplinary action after a burglary suspect escaped with his police vehicle over the weekend. Sunset Police Chief Ken Eborn tells the Standard-Examiner that Lt. Bruce Arbogast is aware of his mistake and is “beating himself up over this.” Authorities say 26-year-old Nathan Ward was arrested Sunday afternoon on suspicion of burglary and placed in an unmarked police vehicle. Police say Ward convinced the officer to stop by Ward’s house so he...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57728130@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:51:34 MDT Work begins on Salt Lake City park dedicated to fallen officer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57712654-90/1982-254-amet-heaps.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57712654-90/1982-254-amet-heaps.html.csp">Work begins on Salt Lake City park dedicated to fallen officer</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T22:46:13.136-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new community park will be created near downtown Salt Lake City to honor police Officer Ron Heaps, who was killed in the line of duty Jan. 13, 1982. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday at the site of the new park, 254 E. Herbert Avenue. The park will feature a gazebo for neighborhood gatherings and a series of raised vegetable-planter boxes that will be shared among residents and nearby Lincoln Elementary School. The park also will contain a monument that provides details of Heaps’ deat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57712654@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 22:46:13 MDT Hawaii law lets police have sex with prostitutes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57710941-68/police-sex-prostitution-honolulu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57710941-68/police-sex-prostitution-honolulu.html.csp">Hawaii law lets police have sex with prostitutes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SAM EIFLING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T22:38:36.583-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 10:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">HONOLULU • Honolulu police officers have urged lawmakers to keep an exemption in state law that allows undercover officers to have sex with prostitutes during investigations, touching off a heated debate. Authorities say they need the legal protection to catch lawbreakers in the act. Critics, including human trafficking experts and other police, say it’s unnecessary and can further victimize sex workers, many of whom have been forced into the trade. Police haven’t said how often — or even if — t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57710941@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:38:36 MDT Cop cameras raise concerns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57688003-68/officers-cameras-police-officer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57688003-68/officers-cameras-police-officer.html.csp">Cop cameras raise concerns</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TAMI ABDOLLAH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-16T17:04:59.424-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 05:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Officers at thousands of law enforcement agencies are wearing tiny cameras to record their interactions with the public, but in many cases the devices are being rolled out faster than departments are able to create policies to govern their use. And some rank-and-file officers are worried the technology might ultimately be used to derail their careers if, for example, an errant comment about a superior is captured on tape. Most law enforcement leaders and civil liberties advocates b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576880032014-03-16T17:04:59.424-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-16T17:04:59.424-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57688003@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:04:59 MDT Records: Man in theater shooting also was texting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57678808-68/reeves-oulson-theater-documents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57678808-68/reeves-oulson-theater-documents.html.csp">Records: Man in theater shooting also was texting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TAMARA LUSH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T19:58:44.838-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 07:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dade City, Fla. • A former police officer accused of killing a man in a movie theater during a dispute over texting had used his own phone to send a message to his son minutes before the shooting, according to documents released Thursday by Florida prosecutors. Curtis Reeves’ son, Matthew Reeves, told detectives that his father texted him at 1:04 p.m. Jan. 13, the documents show. Curtis Reeves told his son he was already seated inside the theater. Matthew Reeves, who is a Tampa police officer, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576788082014-03-13T19:58:44.838-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-13T19:58:44.838-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57678808@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:58:44 MDT After chase and gun battle, Ogden cops nab fugitive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57669969-78/suspect-chase-ogden-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57669969-78/suspect-chase-ogden-police.html.csp">After chase and gun battle, Ogden cops nab fugitive</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T15:41:09.816-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 03:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A wanted burglary and assault suspect was behind bars Wednesday, but it took a high-speed chase and exchange of gunfire to put him there. Ogden police say no one was hurt in the firefight that culminated in the 21-year-old fugitive being arrested late Tuesday night. The chase began shortly after 11 p.m. Tuesday when an Ogden officer spotted the suspect driving. A chase ensued, ending near 100 Fowler Ave. in Ogden when the suspect allegedly tried to ram a police cruiser, then brandishd a handgun....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57669969@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:41:09 MDT