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A fugitive from Texas was apprehended Sunday morning after a foot pursuit through the Newpark shopping center at Kimball Junction. The suspect, Zacharey Starkey, was detained through efforts by Summit County and Park City officers, with a state helicopter helping to pin him down. Rick Brough has more.

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Masonic Hill - above the Prospector neighborhood - has become a home for more than just the wildlife. The Park City Police Department has had to issue notices to vacate to a homeless man who simply moves his camp to a new location. Rather than sending officers up the hill in search of people illegally setting up camp – they’re employing drones. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.

Law enforcement frequently responds to calls that involve mental health issues or substance abuse.  These are actually medical situations where people may be acting out and this can threaten the safety of the police officer. Crisis Intervention Training can help prepare officers to handle mentally ill suspects in criminal disturbances.  Carolyn Murray has more on this program:

California Fugitive May Be Living in Park City

May 10, 2017
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Police say a man wanted for burglary in California may be living in Park City.   His name is Daniel David Courson but he has several other aliases. Carolyn Murray has more:

Park City and Summit County police departments met with council members at Thursday's meeting to discuss the pros and cons of merging their dispatch teams. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

Park City Police are investigating the deaths of two 13-year-old Treasure Mountain Junior High students.  The deaths occurred in two separate incidents.   Grant Seaver passed away Sunday.  Ryan Ainsworth died Tuesday morning.  Both died at their homes.  Police say there is no imminent threat to student safety.    However, they are issuing a community-wide alert about a synthetic opioid called "pink".   They stress there is no confirmation the drug is connected to the deaths of the two boys.

Park City Officer Rodney Schreurs Remembered

Jul 21, 2016
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Park City Police held a special Independence Day gathering to commemorate the life of a city officer who lost his life 32 years ago on the 4th of July when he was struck by a care while directing traffic. Rick Brough has more.

Sundance Through The Eyes Of The PCPD

Jan 27, 2015

Although they experience the Sundance Film Festival as up close and personal as anyone, those on the Park City Police Force live through the festival in a little different way. Lynn Ware Peek has more.