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David VanBibber had an old cellphone that he used as an iPod to listen to music. The phone was disconnected and unable to make calls. But even disconnected cellphones are still able to call 911, which he was accidentally doing while trying to access his music. More Here.
The murder of Sgt. Cory Wride and the attempted murder of Dep. Greg Sherwood reveal a key vulnerability in American police patrol vehicles: lack of protection from gunfire.
A restaurant in Santaquin, Utah, has fired one of its cooks for posting a particularly nasty comment about law enforcement officers on his personal Facebook page. More Here.
Newly released body camera video shows a West Jordan, Utah, police officer shooting a man who was grabbing a fake gun made of a bent piece of metal with taped-on laser pointer. More Here.
Seizing upon the naive theme that law enforcement has become over militarized, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) recently introduced a bill titled "The Regulatory Agency Demilitarization Act" (H.R. 4934) that would disarm most Inspector General (IG) criminal investigators. His bill would revoke most IG agents' law enforcement authority and take away their authority to carry firearms and to make arrests.
A Utah Adult Probation & Parole agent who shot and wounded a man who allegedly brandished two handguns in a North Logan emergency room was legally justified in shooting the suspect, the Cache County attorney has concluded. Read Full Story Here.
A former West Valley City, Utah, police detective has been charged with manslaughter in the 2012 shooting death of Daneille Willard.
Traffic cameras catch a pursuit in West Valley City, Utah, from many different angles. The suspect, accused of committing a residential burglary, was eventually captured after police used spike strips. Read Full Story Here
The murder of Utah County Sgt. Cory Wride Jan. 30 during a traffic stop in Eagle Mountain exposed a fault with Utah's retirement plan for police officers, Wride's widow Nannette Wride says. Read Full Story Here.
A Utah Highway Patrol trooper is fine after his patrol car was side-swiped by a semi-truck on Interstate 15 Sunday morning. Read Full Story Here.
A woman fleeing police in Woods Cross, Utah, on Sunday drove her car into one train and was hit by another. Read Full Story Here
Patrol car video released by the Riverdale (Utah) PD shows a suspect wriggle out of his handcuffs and drive away in a police cruiser. Gordon Graham was eventually arrested after leading police on a two-county chase. Read the full story here.