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- 04/18/16--21:00: _New training simula...
- 06/07/16--17:28: _1-year-old child di...
- 06/18/16--07:27: _Man in critical con...
- 07/12/16--15:34: _Bear found, safely ...
- 09/27/16--16:57: _Police search for m...
- 09/28/16--19:36: _Victims speak after...
- 01/20/17--13:31: _Provo Police star i...
- 09/19/17--08:52: _Provo Police interi...
- 12/17/17--11:48: _The true meaning of...
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- 01/04/18--15:09: _Stolen Provo Power ...
- 01/08/18--13:39: _Provo Police Depart...
- 01/08/18--14:20: _Provo Police warn o...
- 02/06/18--12:07: _Provo Police ask fo...
- 02/12/18--19:42: _Dog, cat and raccoo...
- 03/20/18--18:01: _Five Utah women com...
- 06/07/16--17:28: 1-year-old child dies of heroin overdose, parents arrested
- 06/18/16--07:27: Man in critical condition after scooter accident in Provo
- 07/12/16--15:34: Bear found, safely removed from Provo neighborhood
- 01/20/17--13:31: Provo Police star in ‘Car thief take-down’ short film
- 12/17/17--11:48: The true meaning of a Provo officer’s Christmas beard
- 12/18/17--19:10: Retired Provo Police Department K9 dies
- 01/04/18--15:09: Stolen Provo Power truck recovered, suspect remains at-large
- 01/08/18--13:39: Provo Police Department announces name of new K9 unit
- 02/06/18--12:07: Provo Police ask for help identifying car burglary suspect
- 02/12/18--19:42: Dog, cat and raccoon mauled following cougar sighting in Provo
PROVO, Utah – Utah County police officers are getting immersive training in high-stress scenarios. On Monday, they showed off the VirTra 300, a new training simulator that uses five different screens, and dozens of different interactive responses. Provo Police Chief John King said it’s part of a long term goal of providing more training in handling mental health and use-of-force situations. “The officer is able to be wholly encompassed with different scenarios, and potentially problematic scenarios that they may have […]
PROVO, Utah — A man and woman were arrested in connection to the death of their 1-year-old child authorities say died of a heroin overdose. On June 7, Casey Cormani and Cassandra Richards were booked into the Utah County Jail on child endangerment, a first-degree felony, resulting in the death of their daughter, according to Provo Police. The pair was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. The child died on Dec. 2, 2015. An autopsy of the girl confirmed she died […]
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PROVO, Utah — A 25-year-old man is in critical condition after crashing his scooter in a construction zone on a Provo roadway, Friday night. Authorities received reports of the single-vehicle crash at about 9:56 p.m., which occurred at 1747 North Canyon Road. Witnesses driving in front of the man operating a Sanyang Cabo 125 scooter, told police the victim was traveling south and passed them before drifting across their lane and into the construction zone, according to a Facebook post […]
PROVO, Utah — A bear found in a Provo neighborhood, Tuesday afternoon, was safely tranquilized and will be relocated, authorities confirmed. The report of a bear sighting came into Provo Police Dispatch at 1:25 p.m. According to police, the animal, about 2 years old and 350 pounds, was spotted wandering near one of the homes in a subdivision along the river in Provo Canyon in the area of Mile High Drive. Police say it is unusual for a bear to […]
PROVO, Utah – Authorities are seeking the public’s help after three women were allegedly groped while jogging along the Provo River Parkway Trail, Monday morning. Starting at around 6:30 a.m., a woman reported she was groped by a man who ran up along side her on the trail, according to Provo police. Shortly after that alleged attack, two other incidents were reported. Lt. Brandon Post, spokesman for Provo police, said the suspect would run up alongside the victims and act […]
UTAH COUNTY — Another woman was nearly attacked in the Provo Canyon area, and the incident occurred after three other women were possibly groped by the same man, according to Provo and Orem police. All of the incidents happened Monday morning. The three women were Groped between 6:30 and 7:00 a.m., and the other woman was almost attacked around 9:30 a.m. Heidi Thomas said a man followed her into a small bathroom along the Timpanogos Park trail. “He came in […]
PROVO, Utah – Just in time for the Sundance Film Festival, the Provo Police Department is showing off its acting chops in a “short film” with a warning for residents.
PROVO, Utah – Provo Mayor John Curtis has named Provo Police interim Chief Rich Ferguson as the new Provo Police Chief Tuesday. Chief Ferguson has been with the Provo Police for more than 26 years and has served as Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain and Interim Chief since March, according to Mayor Curtis. “It would be hard to find someone more qualified to lead this department,” Mayor Curtis said. “Chief Ferguson is someone the community can expect to be very consistent and always […]
PROVO – We can’t all grow glorious beards, a truth that I’ve painfully experienced first-hand. But in a video shared by the Provo Police Department, we learn it’s not the beard that makes the man but the man that makes the beard… Okay, maybe not that cheesy. But the video is quite funny. Provo Police began purchasing temporary exemptions to the department’s grooming policy. Police say the money raised will go straight to funding local child hunger programs operated by The United Way. […]
PROVO, Utah – A retired K9 from the Provo Police Department has passed away. According to a post made by the police department, Loki died of natural causes. The post stated: “We wish to express our thanks and condolences to Officer Scott Nielsen who worked with Loki, welcomed him into his family, and took care of him through the last day of his life. Loki was a great presence in our department and in our community.” In October of this […]
UPDATE: Police stated Friday the stolen truck was found abandoned but the suspect remains at-large. Previous story continues below: PROVO, Utah — Police in Provo are looking for a stolen Provo City Power truck Thursday. Police say the 2006 white Chevy long-bed half-ton truck has a yellow power logo on its doors and was stolen from the city shops. The truck has license plate 76393 ex and the truck has a #31 on the tailgate. Police say a Hispanic male […]
PROVO, Utah – After posting an online poll to name the newest K9 unit for the Provo Police Department, a decision has finally been made. The adorable, 16-month-old Malinois-Shepherd mix will be named Odin. Police said the name was selected after it won 54 percent of the public’s votes. A poll had been created for people to choose between the names Odin, and Drax. Democracy prevailed, and in the end, the Provo community was able to choose the Norse name […]
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PROVO, Utah – The Provo Police Department is warning the public about the possible circulation of counterfeit bills, after a local man was arrested for forgery. Jack Daniels Levitski, 33, was arrested on Jan. 4 for possession forgery writing/device, forgery, and unlawful acquisition/possess/transfer-card charges. According to a probable cause statement released by the Utah County Sheriff, a search warrant was executed on Levitski’s home at 1675 N 200 W in Provo. Upon entering the residence, officers located, “a small plastic 20 fl […]
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PROVO, Utah – Recognize this person? Provo Police are asking for your help identifying a suspect who was caught on camera breaking into cars. Officers said the alleged crime happened over the last 72 hours. In the video, the suspect breaks into a parked car and starts going through the glovebox. Provo Police said they would like to hear from anyone who may have information at (801) 852-6210. CAR BURGLAR caught on camera! Taken in last 72 hrs. Provo victims. If you […]
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PROVO, Utah – Provo Animal Control Officers are seeking a cougar that was sighted in a local neighborhood, that may have killed three animals. “The neighbor found a dead cat, dog, and raccoon,” said Manny Griffith. Griffith is the one who first spotted the cougar two weeks ago. “I was coming out the door for work. I thought I saw a deer, and I look and it’s rustling up against the fence, and I step back and pull out my phone.” Griffith only managed […]
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PROVO, Utah – Five women have filed a lawsuit against the City of Provo, Utah, and former Provo Chief of Police John King. They allege in their lawsuit that the city had full knowledge of Chief John King’s history of complaints of sexual harassment and abuse, years before Chief King reportedly raped a woman in the police department in Jan. 2017. King was let go three months later, in March 2017. The first accounts of alleged sexual harassment by King […]