FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 22, 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
April 27, 2016 Use of Deadly Force by three Unified Police Department officers in
Salt Lake City 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 letter below to West Valley City Police Chief Russo and Salt Lake
County Sheriff Winder for more information.
35 East 500 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Telephone 385.468.7600 ∙ Fax 385.468.7736 ∙ slco.org/district-attorney