Sumit County Sheriff

The controversy over police shootings of civilians is raging across the U.S. It's certainly caught the attention of Dave Edmunds, who is retiring as County Sheriff after 12 years. Rick Brough has more.

Francis resident Kris Hendricksen is running again for the post of County Sheriff. He's one of two GOP candidates, so far, trying to succeed the retiring top cop Dave Edmunds. Rick Brough has more.

With a year and a half left in his last term as Summit County Sheriff, Dave Edmunds is hoping that in his final budget cycle he can get some funding and staff restored to his department. Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired July 26, 2013.  

Summit County deputies are not reporting as many fire incidents as last year, but in recent days they responded to separate reports of recreationists dangerously mis-using firearms - and fireworks. Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired on April 15, 2013.

The Summit County Sheriff’s office has released the names of the Oakley couple involved in the murder/suicide Sunday.  The two deceased individuals are identified as 40 year old female Toni Lyn Cavagnaro and 45 year old male Sean Thomas Kenealey of Oakley.

Originally aired March 12, 2013.

Hoping to be more efficient and cut down on wasted time, County Sheriff Dave Edmunds is planning a new policy of responding just to verified calls from private alarms.  Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired March 4, 2013.

Concluding a week-long investigation, a Summit County Sheriff's detective has tracked  down and arrested a homeless man for the Feb. 19th high-speed chase, where the 37-year-old suspect allegedly fled from officers through Summit County and Park City in a stolen vehicle--at speeds sometimes topping 100 miles an hour. Rick Brough has more.

In a recent letter to President Barack Obama, 28 of 29 Utah county sheriffs expressed their sorrow for the recent mass shootings but said they will not enforce what they refer to as “unconstitutional” guns law reform that President Obama has called for. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.