FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 3, 2015
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Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office Finds Officer Involved Shooting Legally Justified
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 Jan. 8, 2015 Use of Deadly Force by
West Valley City Police Officer Vincent 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.
See the attached letter to West Valley City Police Chief Russo and Draper City Police Chief Roberts for
35 East 500 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Telephone 385.468.7600 ∙ Fax 385.468.7736 ∙ slco.org/district-attorney