West Valley City Police http://kuer.org en West Valley City Civil Service Commission Overturns Demotion of Lt. John Coyle http://kuer.org/post/west-valley-city-civil-service-commission-overturns-demotion-lt-john-coyle <p>The West Valley City Civil Service Commission has overturned the demotion of Lt. John Coyle, the former head of the now disbanded Neighborhood Narcotics Unit.</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 21:42:56 +0000 Brian Grimmett 46364 at http://kuer.org Sim Gill Seeks Re-Election as Salt Lake County District Attorney http://kuer.org/post/sim-gill-seeks-re-election-salt-lake-county-district-attorney <p></p><p>Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill says he’s got a lot of work left to do in the office. That’s why he announced today he’s seeking re-election.&nbsp;</p><p>The Democrat says in his last term he jealously guarded taxpayer dollars, balanced four budgets and dramatically reduced annual debt.</p><p>“These efficiencies are saving hundreds thousands of dollars each year for the Salt Lake County taxpayer,” Gill says. “Daily we do more with less waste in more efficient ways.”</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:30:37 +0000 Whittney Evans 43573 at http://kuer.org Sim Gill Seeks Re-Election as Salt Lake County District Attorney West Valley Police Audit Uncovers Issues with 13 Domestic Violence Cases http://kuer.org/post/west-valley-police-audit-uncovers-issues-13-domestic-violence-cases <p></p><p>The West Valley City Police Department has announced the results of an audit of its former sex crimes unit. The audit focused on an allegation that a large number of cases last year were left uninvestigated, and that a member of the unit had inappropriately closed cases without following protocol.</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 00:15:12 +0000 Andrea Smardon 39705 at http://kuer.org West Valley Police Audit Uncovers Issues with 13 Domestic Violence Cases West Valley City Selects Kentucky Chief to Lead Police Department http://kuer.org/post/west-valley-city-selects-kentucky-chief-lead-police-department <p></p><p>West Valley City officials announced Tuesday; they’ve hired a police chief out of Kentucky to lead the city’s embattled police department.&nbsp; Lee Russo, former Chief of the Covington Kentucky Police Department will replace retired West Valley City Police Chief Buzz Nielson.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">West Valley City Manager Wayne Pyle says Chief Russo brings a great deal of wisdom to the West Valley City police department.</span></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 03:33:57 +0000 Whittney Evans 34561 at http://kuer.org West Valley City Selects Kentucky Chief to Lead Police Department Protestors Clash at Anti-Sim Gill Rally Advertised by Salt Lake County GOP http://kuer.org/post/protestors-clash-anti-sim-gill-rally-advertised-salt-lake-county-gop <p>About 50 people showed up outside the Salt Lake City and County building this afternoon in protest of District attorney Sim Gill, but the demonstrators weren’t without opposition.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 23:57:21 +0000 Brian Grimmett 33955 at http://kuer.org Protestors Clash at Anti-Sim Gill Rally Advertised by Salt Lake County GOP Long List of West Valley City Mayoral Candidates Set for Primary Election Tuesday http://kuer.org/post/long-list-west-valley-city-mayoral-candidates-set-primary-election-tuesday <p>Seven candidates for Mayor of West Valley City are now running campaigns. That long list may be a good sign the city is set to put an equa lly long list of struggles behind it. From where I’m standing near the new Fairbourne TRAX station in West Valley City, on the water stairs in the park next to the TRAX station, facing east I see the newly restored Valley Fair Mall bustling with shoppers, right in front of me the City Offices and the beautiful new Embassy Suites Hotel is to my left just beyond the TRAX line. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 11:56:00 +0000 Bob Nelson 33841 at http://kuer.org Long List of West Valley City Mayoral Candidates Set for Primary Election Tuesday Salt Lake County GOP Chairman Ready for a New Salt Lake County District Attorney http://kuer.org/post/salt-lake-county-gop-chairman-ready-new-salt-lake-county-district-attorney <p>Last week Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill determined that two West Valley City detectives were not justified in their shooting of an unarmed woman. In response, the County’s GOP Chairman Chad Bennion offered some harsh criticism of Gill that isn’t sitting well with some.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 22:12:27 +0000 Brian Grimmett 33838 at http://kuer.org Salt Lake County GOP Chairman Ready for a New Salt Lake County District Attorney West Valley City Police Officers Not Justified in Shooting Death of Danielle Willard http://kuer.org/post/west-valley-city-police-officers-not-justified-shooting-death-danielle-willard <p>After a nine month long investigation <a href="http://www.slco.org/districtattorney/" target="_blank">Salt Lake County District Attorney</a> Sim Gill announced today that the officer involved shooting of <a href="https://www.facebook.com/JusticeForDanielleWillard" target="_blank">Danielle Willard</a> was not legally justified.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 19:03:50 +0000 Brian Grimmett 33640 at http://kuer.org West Valley City Police Officers Not Justified in Shooting Death of Danielle Willard KUER News Pod: Wednesday May 15, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-wednesday-may-15-2013 <p>The West Valley City mayoral race heats up, Utah’s business mergers and acquisitions reach an all time high, and the Utah House considers its options on how to deal with the allegations surrounding the Attorney General.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F92347215&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 18:50:33 +0000 Brian Grimmett 29327 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Wednesday May 15, 2013 KUER News Pod: Monday May 6, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-monday-may-6-2013 <p>A local youth soccer referee dies after being assaulted during a game, the Salt Lake County District Attorney drops more West Valley City Police Department drug cases, and Park City says goodbye to a beloved Rabbi.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F91012564&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 06 May 2013 18:02:17 +0000 Brian Grimmett 28851 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Monday May 6, 2013