Now Woods Cross wants state to investigate officer who pulled gun on 10-year-old


FILE – Woods Cross Police Chief Chad Soffe addresses the members of the media during a press conference at the Woods Cross Police Department on Monday, June 10, 2019, where he apologized for an officer who pointed a gun at 10-year-old boy playing in his yard on June 6, 2019.
Steve Griffin, Deseret News
FILE – Jerri Hrubes and her son, DJ, attend a press conference where Hrubes discussed an incident that occurred between an armed Woods Cross police officer and DJ at the law office of Christensen & Jensen in Salt Lake City on Friday, June 7, 2019.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News

WOODS CROSS — The Utah Department of Public Safety will now investigate whether a Woods Cross police sergeant broke the law or engaged in racial profiling when he pulled a gun on a 10-year-old black child last week.

Woods Cross Police Chief Chad Soffe had originally asked the Davis County Attorney’s Office to “review” but not investigate the incident, but apparently changed his mind after Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings said his office would only conduct a full criminal investigation into the …read more

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