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.
West Valley City officials announced Tuesday; they’ve hired a police chief out of Kentucky to lead the city’s embattled police department. Lee Russo, former Chief of the Covington Kentucky Police Department will replace retired West Valley City Police Chief Buzz Nielson.
West Valley City Manager Wayne Pyle says Chief Russo brings a great deal of wisdom to the West Valley City police department.
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.
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.
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.