Chief Wade Carpenter

Park City Police
11:04 am
Mon December 1, 2014

Should Police Officers Wear Body Cameras?

The recent events in Ferguson, Missouri have drawn concern from law enforcement professional across the country, including Summit County. A controversial grand jury decision, and the protests and riots that followed, focused on the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer.

In response to that, and similar incidents in Utah, there have been suggestions that officers wear body cameras. Pack City Police Chief Wade Carpenter said his department is already doing that. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
4:20 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Burglary Suspects Flee To Kamas

Summit County sheriff officer's searched the Kamas area this Tuesday morning and advised local residents to keep their doors locked, that after burglary suspects in a high-speed chase with Park City police fled to South Summit. Rick Brough has more.

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Tragic Ending
4:34 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Former Police Officer Commits Suicide

A former Park City Police Officer Robert Lucking was found dead Monday morning in Salt Lake City, an apparent suicide, just hours before he was due to be sentenced for the theft from the Fraternal Order of Police, and for mishandling money from Park City police's evidence room. Rick Brough has more.

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School Police
5:09 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Officer Responds To 'Profiling' Clothes On Students

Park City Police Department's school resource officer and Park City Chief of Police explore a recent accusation that the police department is profiling kids based on the clothes they wear. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Police Event
4:58 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Shop With A Cop Helps Santa This Saturday

If you see a long motorcade of police cars with flashing lights and sirens - and a helicopter transporting a guy from the North Pole to Walmart on Saturday morning, you're witnessing the procession of the annual Shop with a Cop program. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Drug Related Crimes
5:51 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Officials Ramp Up Efforts To Keep Drugs Out

After last week's arrests and the breakdown of a major Mexican drug cartel running meth, a rash of recent crimes, and three heroin overdoses in Summit County, law enforcement officials are ramping up their efforts to fight the war on drugs. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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