OFFICERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OFFICERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Transgender women’s killings test police outreach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355043-68/police-lgbt-transgender-baltimore.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355043-68/police-lgbt-transgender-baltimore.html.csp">Transgender women’s killings test police outreach</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIET LINDERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T11:27:02.262-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baltimore • The day after Mia Henderson’s body was found in a Baltimore alley, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts invited members of the city’s LGBT community to a meeting. “We are listening. We are paying attention,” he told them. “We are responding, and we are taking this very seriously.” That isn’t nearly enough, advocates and some citizens say, after the second unsolved killing of a transgender woman in as many months, and the fourth in two years. The killings have cast fresh light on efforts...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58355043@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:27:02 MDT Tire spikes end cops’ chase of booty-laden U-Haul truck http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58346658-78/truck-suspect-chase-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58346658-78/truck-suspect-chase-police.html.csp">Tire spikes end cops’ chase of booty-laden U-Haul truck</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="2014-08-28T11:59:55.262-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man driving a U-Haul box truck packed with stolen tires, wheel rims and other items eluded police in Murray and West Valley City before tire spikes brought the chase to an end early Thursday morning. Murray police had tried to pull the truck over about 4 a.m., but when the suspect accelerated his rig to 60 mph through residential areas they suspended pursuit. The truck was next spotted by a West Valley City officer moments later near 4800 W. 4100 South. He, too, gave chase and had to end the p...</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> 58346658@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:59:55 MDT ‘Cops’ crew member killed in Omaha police shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344615-68/police-officers-schmaderer-crew.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344615-68/police-officers-schmaderer-crew.html.csp">‘Cops’ crew member killed in Omaha police shooting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARGERY A. BECK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T19:14:07.457-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 07:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show “Cops” as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities said Wednesday. The suspect fired from the pellet gun before officers returned fire, Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said at a news conference. He said witnesses and officers thought the robbery suspect’s Airsoft handgun looked and sounded rea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583446152014-08-27T19:14:07.457-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T19:14:07.457-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344615@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:14:07 MDT Police seek suspects in northwest Salt Lake City shootings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58338709-78/police-lake-salt-600.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58338709-78/police-lake-salt-600.html.csp">Police seek suspects in northwest Salt Lake City shootings</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="2014-08-26T12:16:18.972-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 12:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you know something about a gang-related shooting incident in northwest Salt Lake City early Tuesday morning, police want to hear from you. SLCPD says two men were seen walking along 600 North near Catherine Circle (1450 West) just after midnight. Moments later, gunfire erupted and the two male suspects were seen running eastbound on 600 North. More gunfire was heard shortly thereafter, but responding police officers were unable to locate the men. Officers did find bullet holes in a vehicle an...</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> 58338709@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:16:18 MDT Washington Post: Figures on police shootings lacking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334536-82/police-data-force-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334536-82/police-data-force-department.html.csp">Washington Post: Figures on police shootings lacking</a></h4>