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.
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.
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.
The filing window for candidates in the 2014 county and state races opened on Friday. The applications at the Summit County clerk's office already show there will be contests for a position on the County Council, Summit County Attorney and County Sheriff. Rick Brough has more.