Video: KSL investigates: Failure To Protect – Reviewing Sexual Violence Cases in Utah

Dec 27, 2023, 11:59 AM | Updated: 12:38 pm

The KSL investigators spent 2023 taking a close look at sexual violence in Utah – assaults against women and children.. the police investigations into those assaults, the prosecutions of offenders or lack thereof, and the systems in place aimed at protecting future victims.

Our reporting led to the discovery of multiple wrongfully closed cases, several new rape charges filed against an accused serial predator..the arrest of a wanted fugitive, promised changes to the way Utah’s parole board interacts with victims, and an audit of the state’s sex offender registry.

00:00 – Intro
1:46 – Over 100 Sex Offenders Missing from Utah Registry
7:17 – Audit Confirms Missing Missing Sex Offenders
10:06 – Utah Sex Offender Charged in Other States
10:57 – The Challenge of Tracking Offenders Across State Lines
12:41 – The Consequences of Sex Offenders Re-Offend
18:10 – Violent Incident Not Provide to Parole Board Before Release
21:06 – Changes to Parole Board Policies
24:10 – Police Fail to Investigate Reports of Rape Against Same Suspect
29:52 – Utah Law Hampers Prosecutors
36:15 – Utah’s Second-Look Review Process
43:23 – Sexual Violence Resources

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Video: KSL investigates: Failure To Protect – Reviewing Sexual Violence Cases in Utah