Tag Archives: Salt Lake Police

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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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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Burbank Commentary

The Salt Lake Tribune Gets It Right: The Ouster of (alas, now Former) Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank Ken K. Gourdin Note: As promised, in the interest of even-handed fairness, while my previous entry was an analysis of … Continue reading

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James Barker Shooting

Thoughts on the James Barker Shooting By Ken K. Gourdin The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office found the shooting of James Barker, who used a shovel to attack the officer who shot him, … Continue reading

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Officer criticized for shooting dog

“Geist” shooting should be kept in perspective By Ken K. Gourdin Note: A substantially-similar piece was submitted to, but declined for publication by, The Salt Lake Tribune. ___________________________ There has been no shortage of opinion, much of it critical, in on-line comments … Continue reading

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