With Dave Edmunds final interview as Sheriff, get caught up on current law enforcement views, national police actions and how they affect the local department, as well as what to expect in the future. Randy and Dave discuss more.
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.
When it comes to large sporting events, like the recent Ragnar Race, Park City's police chief and Summit County's Sheriff say they work together well, and they've become proficient at handling these large gatherings. Rick Brough has more.
There have been headlines in Salt Lake, and protests, after a Salt Lake City police officer shot a dog he claimed was threatening, while the officer was conducting a yard to yard search for a missing child. Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter and Sheriff Dave Edmunds said the case is certainly cause for reflection for them and their officers. Rick Brough has more.
Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds says that he hasn't been affected much by the Rainbow Family Gathering near Heber City. But he remembers the Rainbow event that took place in his jurisdiction, his first year as Sheriff in 2003. Rick Brough has more.
The Summit County Council is looking at upgrading its Animal Control ordinance, to take additional steps to make sure that dogs are properly licensed, on leash and are well behaved. Council members talked Wednesday about more enforcement and more education on the leash laws. But they also discussed about possibly adding more areas, including trails, where dogs can be off leash. Rick Brough has more.
Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds stands by his department's handling of a graduation celebration where kids under 21 were caught drinking. However he says he'll let his citizen review board make the final call. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.