FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 17, 2016
Contact Sim Gill
Salt Lake City, UT -- After conducting an Officer Involved Critical Incident (OICI)
review, the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office has determined that the
March 1, 2016 Use of Deadly Force by a West Valley City Police Department
Detective was legally justified.
Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office is required by Utah State law, and
operates pursuant to an agreement with participating law enforcement agencies and
consistent with established protocols and applicable law, to perform joint
investigations and independent reviews of officer involved critical incidents
including police officers’ use of deadly (including potentially deadly) force
used in the scope of police officers’ official duties.
the following letter to Salt Lake City Police Chief Brown and West Valley City
Police Chief Russo for more information.
35 East 500 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Telephone 385.468.7600 ∙ Fax 385.468.7736 ∙ slco.org/district-attorney