FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 8, 2015
Contact Sim Gill
Salt Lake City, UT -- After conducting a routine Officer Involved Critical Incident
(OICI) review, the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office has determined
that the Aug. 9th, 2015 Use of Deadly Force by Murray City
Police Department Officer Haas 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
See the following attached letter to Murray City Police Chief
Burnett and Sandy City Police Chief Thacker for more information.
35 East 500 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Telephone 385.468.7600 ∙ Fax 385.468.7736 ∙ slco.org/district-attorney