The Parleys Canyon fire, which was ignited by hot particles thrown from a vehicle’s poorly working catalytic converter, forced the evacuation of the Summit Park and Pinebrook communities, as well as the Timberline subdivision. Nearby Lambs Canyon and Millcreek Canyon were also evacuated.
Droves of Salt Lake City police officers up and quit or moved to other agencies in 2020. Salt Lake City leaders dramatically upped its pay for police officers to get them to come back, but they agree it’s going to take more to fix morale issues than money.
United Citizens Alarm works hand in tactical glove with police, but critics say paramilitary groups undermine law enforcement legitimacy.
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