FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 4, 2017
Contact Sim Gill
Lake City, UT -- After conducting an Officer
Involved Critical Incident (OICI) review, the Salt Lake County District
Attorney’s Office has determined that the August 13, 2017 Use of Deadly Force
by a Salt Lake City Police Department officer in was legally justified.
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.
For more information, see the attached letter to Salt Lake County Sheriff Rivera and Salt Lake City Police Chief
35 East 500 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Telephone 385.468.7600 ∙ Fax 385.468.7736 ∙ slco.org/district-attorney