Justice For All

File photo of the Utah state prison. (KSL TV)...
Mike Anderson, KSL TV

Davis County Attorney announces creation of Conviction Integrity Unit

A group of volunteers will now help the Davis County Attorney reconsider cases where people feel they've been wrongly convicted. 
10 months ago
Kaysville City (KSL TV)...
Mike Anderson, KSL TV

Kaysville looks to hire full-time therapist to help law enforcement

Kaysville is looking to hire a therapist that will help law enforcement officers deal with the unique stress of their jobs and help them better respond to people in crisis.
12 months ago
Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill and  Richard Mauro, executive director of the Salt Lake...
Jed Boal, KSL TV

Criminal Justice Reform Aims To Remove Felon Label From Thousands Of Utahns

Salt Lake County officials signed a motion for courts to reduce felony drug-possession convictions in thousands of cases from 1998 through 2015 to misdemeanors.
3 years ago
...
KSL TV Digital

Justice for All

SUNDAY EDITION – This week on Sunday Edition with Doug Wright, we continue our team coverage surrounding criminal justice reform in Utah. News Specialist Brittany Glas sat down with former Salt Lake City Chief of Police Chris Burbank. Hear his somewhat surprising philosophy behind decreasing the number of people in prisons in our state and […]
3 years ago
“Our process was so complicated and so expensive that it was literally cheaper to go back to cour...
Mark Stevens, KSL TV

Justice For All: How A New Law Is Helping Utahns Get A Clean Slate

Reforming our criminal justice system is about helping people successfully move on with their lives. But for those with a criminal record attached to them like a scarlet letter, moving on can be impossible. Utah lawmakers are trying to change that.
3 years ago
Where Utah inmates serve their time determines their access to resources and programs. In this Just...
Mike Headrick, KSL TV

Justice for All: Does The Inmate Placement Program Short Change Prisoners?

Where Utah inmates serve their time determines their access to resources and programs. In this Justice for All report, the KSL Investigators dug into the factors that help determine where they serve time.
3 years ago
The Other Side Academy sign in downtown Salt Lake City....
Tania Dean, KSL TV

Other Side Academy Aims To Set Former Inmates Up For Success

KSL investigators look inside "The Other Side Academy," a program designed to help inmates succeed once they are released from prison as part of our Justice for All series.
3 years ago
...
Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Utah Man Fights For Change After 55-Year ‘Cruel’ Sentence For Selling Pot

Weldon Angelos, who was 24 at the time and an up-and-coming music producer, received a half-century punishment in 2004 after being convicted of selling marijuana three times to a government informant.
3 years ago
...
Brittany Glas, KSL TV

When Kids Commit Crimes: Exploring The Effects Of Utah’s Juvenile Criminal Justice Reforms

Two years after the state passed the Justice Reinvestment Initiative legislation aimed at improving the criminal justice system for adult offenders, lawmakers followed suit in 2017 with juvenile justice reforms.
3 years ago
...
Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

Will New Prison Help Shape Utah’s Criminal Justice Reform Efforts?

If all goes as planned, construction should wrap early 2022 with inmates arriving from the old prison in Draper that summer. When they do, they will find prison life here very different.
3 years ago
...
Brittany Glas, KSL TV

Utah’s Inmate Surge: Why Utah’s Prison Population Is Rising

Although the state saw significant, immediate success and declines for years after the Justice Reinvestment Initiative was passed in 2015, Utah’s prison population is once again on the rise. The KSL Investigators set out to find out why.
3 years ago
KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories