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Paul Rolly: Eastern Utah county tells federal cops: We call the shots

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New Corrections boss Rollin Cook subsequently took action to improve oversight of guns, said Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Adams. Cook re-established the position of firearms manager, bought new software and set up a gun database.

Cook also asked the Unified Police Department to conduct an independent review of Corrections’ firearms inventory and procedures. In March, that review discovered 47 unaccounted-for weapons.

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Both audits concluded there is nothing to indicate the firearms were taken or stolen. The problems, Adams said, boil down to improper documentation and missing records.


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