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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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Two Spanish Fork police officers stand watch on 400 S in Salt Lake City, Utah, on June 4, 2020. (Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Barron: Legislature Must Open Police Records

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer December 1, 2020

  The South Jordan Police Department’s use of force record is practically spotless. Since 2018, officers from the department drew their firearm, deployed less-lethal force or physically restrained...

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Behind the Scenes of the University of Utah’s Response to Public Records Requests

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey and Emily Anderson June 18, 2019

  No time to read? Check out this story’s episode of the Floodlights podcast. Transparency in government relies on the public’s access to information detailing governing bodies’ actions...

Scott: A Timely GRAMA Process Empowers the Public

Scott: A Timely GRAMA Process Empowers the Public

By Elise Scott, Opinion Writer June 18, 2019

  The Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA) was passed by the state of Utah to regulate government entities as they release or deny information requested of them by the public. Not...