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Family of Man Accused of Killing Utah Officer "Deeply Saddened"

The family of a man suspected of killing a 29-year-old officer with the Provo (UT) Police Department said in a statement that they are "deeply saddened" by the gunman's actions.

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Utah Officials Say Mandatory Death Penalty for Cop Killers Unconstitutional

Following the recent murder of two law enforcement officers in separate incidents in Utah, some have called for mandatory death penalty for individuals convicted of killing a police officer. But some in the Beehive State say that such a measure would be unconstitutional.

Utah Officer Shot, Killed Attempting to Arrest Fugitive

The suspect, a 40-year-old man, was wounded in the shooting, Provo police Detective Nick Dupaix said, and is being treated at Utah Valley Hospital — the same hospital where 29-year-old Officer Joseph Shinners died from his injuries.

Passenger in Car that Killed Utah Officer Charged with Murder

The man who was in the passenger seat when a driver struck and killed South Salt Lake Police Officer David Romrell in late November has been charged with murder and other crimes.

Suspect's Family Pens Facebook Letter to Widow of Utah Officer He Reportedly Murdered

The family of Felix Calata, the man who police say ran over South Salt Lake officer David Romrell Saturday, has posted an open letter on Facebook to Romrell's widow.

Second Man in Car that Killed Utah Officer Arrested on Homicide Charge

The passenger in the vehicle that struck and killed Officer David Romrell of the South Salt Lake (UT) Police Department on Saturday night has been arrested on suspicion of homicide, according to the Salt Lake Tribune.

Utah Officer Struck and Killed by Fleeing Burglary Suspect's Car

Officer David Romrell was responding with other officers to a burglary in progress call. When they arrived at the scene, the suspects attempted to leave in a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle accelerated toward the officers and struck Officer Romrell.

Utah Officer Replaces 76-Year-Old Grandma's Stolen Thanksgiving Dinner

When 76-year-old Tisina Wolfgramm Gerber discovered that the Thanksgiving dinner she had purchased for her children and grandchildren had been stolen from her parked car, she reluctantly called the police to report what had happened.

2 Utah Departments Mourn Deaths of 1 Off-Duty, 1 Retired Officer

Lieutenant (ret.) James Crowley had served with the West Valley (UT) Police Department. Sergeant Cory Peterson had served with the Unified Police Department.

Assistant Chief Dies One Week after Suffering Brain Aneurysm

Assistant Chief of Police Dennis Vincent with the Brigham City (UT) Police Department died one week after suffering a brain aneurysm while participating in his annual physical fitness evaluation.