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Screenshot of body camera footage.
Salt Lake City Police Department

The Salt Lake Unified Police Department board of directors is considering whether to continue funding the use of body cameras for officers.

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Warning: the video in this story is graphic. 

Salt Lake City Police released body camera footage Wednesday of a lethal standoff in Sugar House last month. The domestic violence call ended with police shooting and killing a 32-year-old man.

Aaron Crim/West Valley City

West Valley City Police released body camera footage Tuesday of two officers fatally shooting a black man accused of stealing from a cellphone store. The footage comes after community members protested over the weekend.

Erik Neumann / KUER

University of Utah nurse Alex Wubbels whose aggressive arrest by a Salt Lake City police officer went viral in late August reached a settlement with law enforcement yesterday.

The Salt Lake Tribune

In a tape from August of this year, Salt Lake City police stop a 50-year-old black man named Patrick Harmon. He was riding his bicycle without a taillight and swerving into multiple lanes of traffic. When police discover he has warrants and try to arrest him, Harmon bolts and threatens them with a knife.

Julia Ritchey, KUER


Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has posted a Frequently Asked Questions page nearly a week after footage of police aggressively arresting a University of Utah nurse went viral.

The Salt Lake City Police Department has put a second officer on administrative leave, because of bodycam footage showing a University of Utah nurse being arrested forcibly. 

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A bill that could limit public access to police body-camera footage is moving forward in the Utah Legislature.

KUER file photo

Lawmakers debated a bill on Wednesday that would create a statewide minimum standard for the use of police body cameras, but ran out of time before being able to take a vote.

Brian Grimmett

State lawmakers are considering drafting legislation that would govern the use of police body cameras for all law enforcement agencies.