FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 12, 2016
Contact Sim Gill
Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office reviews civilian video
of James Barker incident, finds no wrongdoing
Salt Lake City, UT – After analyzing a recently-released civilian video clip which
appears to depict part of the Jan. 8, 2015 officer-involved shooting incident with
James Barker, the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office has announced
that the video does not depict any criminal activity by the law enforcement officer
The District Attorney’s Office released its initial findings of this
Officer Involved Critical Incident (OICI) on Feb. 23, 2015. The aforementioned
video release does not alter the opinions and conclusions set forth in that
original analysis, which can be found here.
See attached letter below to Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike
Brown for more information.
111 East Broadway, Ste 400, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Telephone 385.468.7600 ∙ Fax 385.468.7736 ∙ slco.org/district-attorney