Summit County Sheriff

2014 Elections
12:12 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Candidates Reveal Their Financial Spending

Two of the most-watched local political contests this year are the races for Summit County Sheriff and County Attorney.

New campaign finance reports this week show incumbent County Attorney David Brickey outspending his challenger, former Third District Court Judge Robert Hilder.

Meanwhile, Sheriff candidate Justin Martinez is swamping his opponent Kris Henricksen in terms of money spent and raised. Rick Brough has more.

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Police Blotter
1:31 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Sheriff Crime Report - October 21, 2014

Fist fight on Soccer Field and 2 non-DUI Traffic Crashes

The County Sheriff's incident report for this weekend included an assault at a local soccer game, and two separate incident of drivers in the Coalville area veering off the road. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Election Forum
12:35 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Sheriff Candidates Differentiate Themselves At Forum

Justin Martinez, left, Kris Hendricksen, right.

Candidates for Summit County Sheriff answered questions at the KPCW-Park Record 2014 Election Forum Monday evening. Justin Martinez said he would be the people's sheriff; Kris Hendriksen said he would make everyone feel safe inside their homes. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Evaluation Tool
1:39 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Body Cams Used By Sheriff Department

Police officer shootings of civilians have become a major issue, across the nation and in Utah, and body cams on officers are an important tool to evaluate the incidents. Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds said the cams are used in his department.  Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
3:23 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Hendricksen Wants To Lead With R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Credit www.kris4summitsheriff.com

Kris Hendricksen, the Republican candidate for Summit County Sheriff, says he's running to restore integrity anbd trust to the department, and to create a feeling within the community that they can feel comfortable around deputies.

He says during his tenure with Sheriff David Edmunds, he was suspended for insubordination - a charge he doesn't feel was justified. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Election
4:51 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

No. 2 Man Hopes To Earn No. 1 Spot

Candidate for Summit County Sheriff, Captain Justin Martinez

Summit County Sheriff's Captain Justin Martinez says he should be elected as the new County Sheriff due to his experience, education and background. He also says the Sheriff should be transparent and take responsibility. To that end, he admitted an allegation that he was reprimanded about 15 years ago during service with the Sandy Police Department. Rick Brough has more.

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Missing Person
5:41 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Missing Man Returns Home

A man reported missing in Summit County since Sunday showed up at his house Wednesday night, not even realizing he had been considered missing. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Arrests
5:57 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Suspects From Car Chase Caught

Summit County Sheriff deputies yesterday morning chased three auto burglary suspects from Kimball Junction to Jeremy Ranch. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Car Chase
10:00 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Auto Burglary Suspect Still At Large

Summit County Sheriff deputies Wednesday morning chased three auto-burglary suspects from Kimball Junction to Jeremy Ranch. Two of the suspects were caught, but the third at this time, remains at large.

The Park City School District said they increased security measures at Jeremy Ranch Elementary and Ecker Hill Middle Schools due to the incident. Rick Brough has more.

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Sales Solicitors
10:35 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Door-To-Door Salespeople Selling Under False Pretenses

Summit County sheriff deputies have issued three citations over three days to door-to-door salespeople selling magazine subscriptions without a proper business license. Rick Brough has more.

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