Summit County Sheriff

Outgoing Officer
10:48 am
Mon December 29, 2014

Edmunds Finishing A Sheriff's Dozen


Dave Edmunds is concluding 12 years as Summit County Sheriff, and he says he's proud that he and his team raised the department to a new level of professionalism.  Rick Brough has more.

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Famous Last Words
1:35 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Sheriff Talk with David Edmunds

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.

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Police Training
12:08 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Let's Avoid Situations Similar To Ferguson, Says Sheriff-elect

Summit County Sheriff-elect Justin Martinez says he's putting the emphasis on training to hopefully avoid situations like the recent controversy and violence in Ferguson, Missouri. Rick Brough has more.

Election Results
2:16 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Martinez Wins Sheriff's Star

After 12 years, Summit County has a new sheriff-elect - Justin Martinez . The No. 2 man in the current sheriff's administration was elected to office TUesday night. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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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.
Credit KPCW file photo

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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2014 Elections
5:03 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Sheriff Candidates Debate At Rotary Meeting

Justin Martinez, left, and Kris Hendricksen, right.
Credit KPCW file photo

The opposing candidates for Summit County Sheriff appeared before Park City Rotary Tuesday, discussing items such as the Sheriff Department relations with the community, the color of their vehicles, and deputies who live outside the county. Rick Brough 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


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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