FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 10, 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 Jan. 17, 2016 Use of Deadly Force by three Unified Police Officers which resulted in the death of Corey Lee “Jasper” Henderson was legally justified.
Henderson shot and killed UPD Officer Doug Barney and wounded another UPD officer after fleeing the scene of an automobile accident in Holladay, UT.
The 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.
See the following letter to Salt Lake County Sheriff Winder and Salt Lake City Police Chief Brown for more information.
35 East 500 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Telephone 385.468.7600 ∙ Fax 385.468.7736 ∙ slco.org/district-attorney