OFFICERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OFFICERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah school locked down, but report of man with gun unverified http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58469568-78/report-hansen-gun-locked.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58469568-78/report-hansen-gun-locked.html.csp">Utah school locked down, but report of man with gun unverified</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T15:22:52.671-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 03:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Taylorsville Elementary School was locked down briefly on Monday afternoon due to a report of a man with a gun — a report which remained unsubstantiated nearly an hour later. Granite School spokesman Ben Horsley said the brief lock down — which was lifted at 3 p.m. — was precautionary and based on an unverified report. Nevertheless, Unified Police Det. Ken Hansen said the officers would remain at the school until all students had left for the day. Hansen said that at about 2:30 p.m., someone ca...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58469568@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:22:52 MDT Ferguson officer shot; police say no link to shooting protest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58465104-68/police-officer-ferguson-brown.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58465104-68/police-officer-ferguson-brown.html.csp">Ferguson officer shot; police say no link to shooting protest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM SALTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-28T12:17:15.866-06:00">Updated Sep 28, 2014 12:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Missouri • Authorities searched Sunday for two men suspected of shooting and wounding a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb where there have been angry protests since a white officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old black man last month. Although there were two separate protests about the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown happening around the time the officer was shot Saturday night, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said he didn’t think they were relate...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584651042014-09-28T12:17:15.866-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-28T12:17:15.866-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58465104@www.sltrib.com Sun, 28 Sep 2014 12:17:15 MDT Ferguson unrest persists despite police chief’s gesture http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58459835-68/police-jackson-brown-ferguson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58459835-68/police-jackson-brown-ferguson.html.csp">Ferguson unrest persists despite police chief’s gesture</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Suhr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T16:31:01.896-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 04:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • Cast as an olive branch by some, the Ferguson police chief’s attempt to march with protesters demanding charges in the killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white officer still erupted into a clash that activists Friday blamed on police missteps. The trouble Thursday night came hours after Police Chief Tom Jackson released a videotaped apology to Michael Brown’s family, though it drew skepticism from residents and protesters who still crave answers about Brown’s Aug. 9 dea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584598352014-09-26T16:31:01.896-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T16:31:01.896-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58459835@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:31:01 MDT Ferguson unrest persists despite chief’s gesture http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58459799-68/police-jackson-brown-ferguson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58459799-68/police-jackson-brown-ferguson.html.csp">Ferguson unrest persists despite chief’s gesture</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM SUHR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T19:29:03.815-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 07:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • Cast as an olive branch by some, the Ferguson police chief’s attempt to march with protesters demanding charges in the killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old by a white officer still erupted into a clash that activists Friday blamed on police missteps. The trouble Thursday night came hours after Police Chief Tom Jackson released a videotaped apology to Michael Brown’s family, though it drew skepticism from residents and protesters who still crave answers about Brown’s Aug. 9 d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584597992014-09-26T19:29:03.815-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T19:29:03.815-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58459799@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:29:03 MDT SWAT standoff in Lindon ends with man’s suicide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58458399-78/police-cullimore-lindon-car.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58458399-78/police-cullimore-lindon-car.html.csp">SWAT standoff in Lindon ends with man’s suicide</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="2014-09-26T15:44:59.909-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 03:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For more than seven hours, police negotiators pleaded with an armed, distraught man, trying to talk him out of pulling the trigger on the 9mm handgun he had pointed at his head as he sat inside his car at a Lindon parking lot. But as darkness approached Thursday night, Lindon Police Chief Cody Cullimore said, an army of 70 officers — including Utah County Metro SWAT teams, his own officers and those from neighboring Orem and Pleasant Grove — decided they had to bring the standoff to an end. “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> 58458399@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:44:59 MDT Authorities unsure if Utah cops in Hunt shooting wore cameras http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58455072-78/shooting-police-cameras-hunt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58455072-78/shooting-police-cameras-hunt.html.csp">Authorities unsure if Utah cops in Hunt shooting wore cameras</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="2014-09-25T20:51:19.532-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 08:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saratoga Springs police have been looking into body cameras for their officers, but the two officers involved in Darrien Hunt’s fatal shooting were apparently not wearing them at the time, according the Utah County Attorney’s Office. Deputy Utah County Attorney Tim Taylor said Thursday he was not aware of any body camera footage submitted to his office as part of the investigation into the shooting. Hunt was killed Sept. 10 after Cpl. Matt Schauerhamer and Officer Nicholas Judson were called to...</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> 58455072@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:51:19 MDT Utah to BLM: Rein in your cops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58394443-78/blm-love-utah-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58394443-78/blm-love-utah-law.html.csp">Utah to BLM: Rein in your cops</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T14:46:39.747-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 02:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Public Enemy No. 1 for rural Utah sheriffs just happens to be a fellow peace officer: Dan Love, the Bureau of Land Management’s special agent in charge. Elected law enforcement officers from Nephi to Blanding call him an arrogant and dishonest bully who has little regard for local authority and dodges accountability, derailing a collaborative approach to police work on the state’s federal lands. Love reportedly just laughed when Garfield County Sheriff James “Danny” Perkins relayed ranchers’ co...</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> 58394443@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:46:39 MDT Back to prison for parolee found with gun on Salt Lake City street http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58454783-78/police-prison-wise-fleeing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58454783-78/police-prison-wise-fleeing.html.csp">Back to prison for parolee found with gun on Salt Lake City street</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="2014-09-25T11:13:04.496-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 11:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A convicted car thief is back in prison after his parole-violating arrest on a Salt Lake City street for possessing a firearm and fleeing police. Police Detective Veronica Montoya said officers were investigating a reported sighting of a man with a gun when they stopped three potential suspects near 400 East and 800 South just before 3 p.m. Wednesday. One of the men, identified as 25-year-old Zachary Elysha Wise, pulled out a handgun and then ran, police said. More officers arrived and cordoned...</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> 58454783@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:13:04 MDT No indictment in racially charged police shooting at Wal-Mart http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58450612-68/crawford-rifle-officers-piepmeier.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58450612-68/crawford-rifle-officers-piepmeier.html.csp">No indictment in racially charged police shooting at Wal-Mart</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LISA CORNWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T12:21:40.054-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 12:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cincinnati • An Ohio grand jury found officers’ actions were justified in last month’s fatal shooting of a man holding an air rifle at a Wal-Mart store, a special prosecutor said Wednesday. Special Prosecutor Mark Piepmeier said the Greene County grand jury in Xenia opted not to issue any indictments in the Aug. 5 death of 22-year-old John Crawford III. A 911 caller reported Crawford was waving what appeared to be a rifle in the store. Police said he didn’t obey commands to put down what turned ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584506122014-09-24T12:21:40.054-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T12:21:40.054-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58450612@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:21:40 MDT Utah's police forces lack Latino officers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58398191-78/police-community-officers-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58398191-78/police-community-officers-department.html.csp">Utah's police forces lack Latino officers</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="2014-09-23T13:49:59.843-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 01:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • The woman approached West Valley City police detective Franco Libertini with enthusiasm, like an old friend she hadn’t seen in a long time. But Libertini had never seen her before. Puzzled, he asked how she knew him. “I hear you on the radio!” the Latina replied. “I recognized your voice.” She then invited Libertini to visit her home, seeking his advice after two break-ins — an invitation typically considered a “no-no” in Latino culture, he said. Libertini, an Argentine immigr...</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> 58398191@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:49:59 MDT Police deliver pie after Pizza Hut driver hurt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446149-68/pizza-driver-http-hurt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446149-68/pizza-driver-http-hurt.html.csp">Police deliver pie after Pizza Hut driver hurt</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T10:29:01.912-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 10:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Portland, Ore. • After a pizza delivery driver was injured in a crash in Portland, Oregon, two police officers completed the delivery for him. Steve Huckins tells KOIN (http://bit.ly/1rivLl5) that he and his wife were concerned Sept. 1 when the officers showed up at their home, but they started laughing when they received the pizza. They’re thanking Officers Michael Filbert and Royce Curtiss for going out of their way. The Pizza Hut driver hurt his neck and back in the collision at an intersecti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584461492014-09-23T10:29:01.912-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T10:29:01.912-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446149@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:29:01 MDT Alleged Utah drug dealer nabbed after sales pitch to uniformed cops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58442150-78/lake-salt-officers-drug.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58442150-78/lake-salt-officers-drug.html.csp">Alleged Utah drug dealer nabbed after sales pitch to uniformed cops</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T22:34:03.024-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 10:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sometimes, you can show too much entrepreneurial enthusiasm. Case in point, the mission-centric, proactive approach of a downtown Salt Lake City drug dealer. Two Salt Lake City police officers — in uniform, but riding in an unmarked car — found themselves flagged down by a 31-year-old man at 586 W. 100 South about 1 a.m. Sunday. The officers pulled over and the man began to approach, asking them what might be on their particular narcotic shopping list. The officers named an unspecified drug — a...</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> 58442150@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:34:03 MDT UTA cops chase down, arrest alleged gunman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58442132-78/suspect-uta-police-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58442132-78/suspect-uta-police-lake.html.csp">UTA cops chase down, arrest alleged gunman</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="2014-09-22T15:53:20.948-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 03:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Transit Authority police chased down and arrested a man who allegedly flashed a gun during a fight near a downtown TRAX station. The incident began near the Greektown light rail station about 7:30 p.m. Sunday when UTA officers investigated an altercation between the suspect and another man. The suspect fled on foot when the UTA officers approached. UTA spokesman Remi Barron said the 32-year-old suspect ran into the Centro Civico Mexicano building at 155 S. 600 West. Assisted by Salt Lake Ci...</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> 58442132@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:53:20 MDT Facts, questions in fatal racially charged Wal-Mart shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58438694-68/crawford-police-family-shooting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58438694-68/crawford-police-family-shooting.html.csp">Facts, questions in fatal racially charged Wal-Mart shooting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LISA CORNWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T11:34:05.863-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 11:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cincinnati • A grand jury looking into the fatal shooting of a man by police in an Ohio Wal-Mart will have to sort out conflicting accounts to determine whether charges should be filed in a racially charged case that has drawn national attention. The special grand jury is to be sworn in Monday to hear evidence in the fatal shooting last month of John Crawford III, a black man, inside the store in a Dayton suburb. Crawford was killed while carrying an air rifle his family said he’d taken off a st...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584386942014-09-21T11:34:05.863-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-21T11:34:05.863-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58438694@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:34:05 MDT Man in Idaho reservation standoff surrenders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58436804-68/amp-idaho-fort-hall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58436804-68/amp-idaho-fort-hall.html.csp">Man in Idaho reservation standoff surrenders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LISA BAUMANN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T23:08:56.659-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pocatello, Idaho • An armed man surrendered Saturday night following an 18-hour standoff on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in southeast Idaho, authorities said. There were no reports of any injuries as a result of the confrontation, which began about 3 a.m. MDT. The Idaho State Journal reported that the standoff ended about 9:30 p.m. when the suspect surrendered outside his house to officers, including SWAT teams with armored vehicles. The newspaper reported that the man, identified by authori...</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> 58436804@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:08:56 MDT Lawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shooting of Darrien Hunt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433551-78/hunt-police-edwards-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433551-78/hunt-police-edwards-department.html.csp">Lawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shooting of Darrien Hunt</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADY McCOMBS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saratoga Springs City on Friday identified the officers who shot Darrien Hunt as Cpl. Matthew Schauerhamer and Officer Nicholas Judson. The announcement came in response to a Hunt family news conference earlier in the day in which they called for the names and more information about the shooting. Also at that news conference, an attorney for the family said he is going to ask the Department of Justice and FBI to investigate the shooting and reports of racial discrimination in the city where it...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584335512014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433551@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:12:30 MDT CIA halts spying in Europe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58434083-68/cia-spying-europe-intelligence.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58434083-68/cia-spying-europe-intelligence.html.csp">CIA halts spying in Europe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN DILANIAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:26:28.513-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furor over a German caught selling secrets to the United States and the Edward Snowden revelations of classified information held by the National Security Agency, according to current and former U.S. officials. The pause in decades of espionage, which remains partially in effect, was designed to give CIA officers time to examine whether they were being careful enough and to evaluate whether spyin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584340832014-09-19T17:26:28.513-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T17:26:28.513-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58434083@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:26:28 MDT Utah County attorney discusses progress of Hunt shooting investigation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430944-78/hunt-taylor-police-officers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430944-78/hunt-taylor-police-officers.html.csp">Utah County attorney discusses progress of Hunt shooting investigation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T08:55:21.261-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While friends and family mourned the death of Darrien Hunt, the Utah County attorney spent hours Thursday reviewing evidence gathered by more than 20 investigators in a shooting that has become the subject of nationwide controversy over race, police tactics and politics. “We’re getting a full 360 as to what was happening both prior to and during the incident,” Tim Taylor said after meeting for three hours Thursday afternoon with detectives from multiple agencies. Investigators on Thursday concl...</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> 58430944@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:55:21 MDT Utah lawmakers support sending military weapons to police http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393675-78/police-lowe-utah-fuhr.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393675-78/police-lowe-utah-fuhr.html.csp">Utah lawmakers support sending military weapons to police</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nate Carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T12:10:33.481-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 12:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two Utah legislators on Wednesday defended local police using surplus military weapons and equipment obtained through a federal program. The legislators were responding to Marina Lowe, a staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah. She told lawmakers during a hearing at the Capitol the weapon transfers, called the 1033 Program, were helping to “militarize” local police by giving them what “war fighters” use to combat an enemy. (Click here to see what weapons were sent to yo...</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> 58393675@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:10:33 MDT Letter: Time to put a camera on every officer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420354-82/camera-death-officers-person.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420354-82/camera-death-officers-person.html.csp">Letter: Time to put a camera on every officer</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T16:55:49.857-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 04:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We need to mandate, as a state, that all police officers be required to wear a camera of some sort so that these questions of their response to situations they deem a threat that result in the death of a person can be answered with the truth. There has to be some way to establish accountability when a person is shot to death rather than just the word of the people involved. David G. Payne Salt Lake City</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> 58420354@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:55:49 MDT