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Provo police reviewing possible violation of use of force policy

Jul 13, 2022, 6:55 PM
FILE (Provo Police Department/Facebook)...
FILE (Provo Police Department/Facebook)
(Provo Police Department/Facebook)

PROVO, Utah — The Provo Police Department announced they are looking into a possible case of excessive force Wednesday evening.

According to the media release, the department is aware of a social media video that “captured part of an arrest and use of force incident.”

“The Provo Police Department takes all uses of force seriously,” the release states, and is reviewing the incident.

They also referred to their policy of use of force from their website, which is below.

Utah Provo Police Department Policy 300: Use of Force by Michael Houck on Scribd

 

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Provo police reviewing possible violation of use of force policy