VIDEO: A Utah Police Officer Killed a Man Inside the Police Department. It Was His Third Shooting.
July 12, 2021
Is the Fear Factor Overblown in Police Shootings?
November 22, 2021
Utah Police Shootings Often Involve a Person in a Mental Health Crisis. Here is How Law Enforcement and Advocates Respond.
A new Salt Lake Tribune data analysis shows that at least 42% of police shootings in the past decade involve a person in crisis or who is suicidal.
December 29, 2021
The 21-foot rule is taught to police across the U.S. and officers use it to explain why they shot at someone. But it's not based on science or the law. And some national policing leaders argue it shouldn’t be taught to cadets anymore.
December 6, 2021
How might police training impact whom, when and why officers shoot? Watch an excerpt from the new FRONTLINE/Salt Lake Tribune documentary “Shots Fired.”
November 23, 2021
Utah’s police training has been questioned for focusing on worst-case scenarios.
November 22, 2021
If there’s nothing barring officers from shooting someone in the leg or arm, it raises a question many civilians wonder about: Why don’t officers, if possible, shoot a suspect there, instead of in the chest or head? It’s a question that frustrates and annoys many in law enforcement.
October 18, 2021
A decade of data clearly shows police in Utah disproportionately shoot at racial and ethnic minorities. What isn’t so clear is what to do about it.
September 22, 2021
Racial and ethnic minorities account for a third of the people shot at by Utah police over the past decade — despite these groups making up just a quarter of the population.
September 20, 2021
Police chiefs can force officers to talk after a police shooting, and those interviews — while they can’t be used in criminal proceedings against officers — may become public.
August 6, 2021
The new revelations are part of the family’s civil suit. But prosecutors can’t use the information in a criminal investigation.
August 5, 2021
Reacting to calls for police reform, some states have made it easier for prosecutors to criminally charge officers accused of using deadly force when they shouldn’t have. Utah, on the other hand, made it harder.
August 2, 2021
‘A disturbing shooting’: Salt Lake County district attorney says officer was justified in killing handcuffed man
An exasperated district attorney tried to get two points across at a Thursday news conference. The first is that as the law is currently written, Longman’s shooting was justified. The second is that Gill thinks the law should be changed.
July 22, 2021
The Salt Lake Tribune and FRONTLINE reporters relied on police records and news reports to document each time a Utah officer fired his or her weapon from 2004 to 2020, tracking 318 shootings.
July 13, 2021