Tag Archives: Salt Lake City Police

Yet More on Palacios-Carbajal Shooting

Demonstrators Continue to Protest the Police Shooting of Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal By Ken K. Gourdin Family, friends, and others continue to demonstrate outside Salt Lake City Police Headquarters and the Salt Lake District Attorney’s Office regarding the shooting of Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal. … Continue reading

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More on Palacios-Carbajal Shooting

Whatever Police Reform is Needed Isn’t Going to Happen as Long as Protesters Insist on Treating Any Police Use of Force Whatsoever Exactly the Same By Ken K. Gourdin Earlier this month, I commented on the shooting by Salt Lake … Continue reading

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Palacios-Carbajal Shooting Unlawful?

Was the Shooting by Salt Lake Police of Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal Justified? Excessive Force? By Ken K. Gourdin Armed-robbery suspect Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal, still in possession of the firearm he used in his crime, was shot while fleeing from police. Palacios-Carbajal ignored … Continue reading

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Chris Burbank and Illegal Immigration

Although Many Utahns Were Disgruntled With Former Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank’s Refusal to Enforce Federal Immigration Law, He Was Right By Ken K. Gourdin In 2011, The Salt Lake Tribune named (now-former) Salt Lake City Police Chief … Continue reading

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Justice for Abdi

Justice for Abdi? I Agree, But Here’s What “Justice for Abdi” Means By Ken K. Gourdin Salt Lake County  District Attorney Sim Gill’s office recently found the shooting of Abdi Mohamed, whom a Salt Lake City Police officer shot and … Continue reading

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Video Surfaces of SLCPD Officer Mistreating Woman

My Thoughts on Video of SLCPD Officer Mistreating Intoxicated Woman in Presence of Her Daughter By Ken K. Gourdin Video has surfaced of a now-retired Salt Lake City police officer mistreating an intoxicated woman whom he arrested in the presence … Continue reading

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Heidi Keilbaugh Responds

Heidi Keilbaugh Responds to My Commentary on the James Barker Shooting – Our Dialogue By Ken K. Gourdin Note: James Barker’s girlfriend, Heidi Keilbaugh has responded to my commentary o the shooting of Barker. The commentary can be found here … Continue reading

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More Burbank Commentary

More Burbank Commentary: Unreasonable? Thoughts on the Letter from Mayor Ralph Becker’s Chief of Staff, David Everitt, to Former Salt Lake Police Chief Burbank By Ken K. Gourdin The requirements in the 2014 letter from David Everitt, Salt Lake City … Continue reading

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Preventing Police Perjury

Should Prosecutors Require Police Officers to Swear to Their Honesty and Lack of Bias?  By Ken K. Gourdin According to a Salt Lake Tribune story (found here, last accessed today: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57779822-78/lake-police-questionnaire-salt.html.csp) Davis County, Utah prosecutors have begun issuing forms to … Continue reading

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