Justice for Geist

Public Safety
1:39 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

Review Board Clears Officer in Dog Shooting

Sean Kendall's dog Geist was shot and killed by a Salt Lake City police officer in the back yard of Kendall's home on June 18, 2014
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  A civilian review board has exonerated a Salt Lake City police officer after he shot a dog last month.

The report from the Salt Lake City Police Civilian Review Board looked at whether Detective Brett Olsen used excessive force when he shot and killed a dog named Geist.  Olsen was searching for a missing child when he entered the back yard of Sean Kendall’s home in Sugar House.

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