Officer Douglas Scott Barney

The Unified Police Department family is grateful for the outpouring of support from the community. Our hearts go out to the Barney Family during this difficult time. Our thoughts are also with Officer Jon Richey and the Richey Family as he is recovering from sustained injuries.


We are extremely grateful to those who have donated, or plan to donate, to Officer Barney's family, Benefit accounts have been created on behalf of the Barney and Richey Families. Those wishing to donate can do so at America First Credit Union under the Doug Barney Memorial Account and the Jon Richey Charitable Account or contact AFCU at 1-800-999-3961.


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Unified Police Department News

Midvale US Bank Robbery Suspect Photos Released - 01/28/16


LOCATION: 800 E. Ft. Union Blvd. Midvale, Utah

WHO: Suspect: Caucasian male, mid 30’s, 5’9”, thin build, blue eyes, wearing a black mask, black hat, dark colored sweatshirt, white gloves and dark pants.

DATE: 01/08/16

TIME: 2:59 p.m.

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Millcreek Wells Fargo Robbery Suspect Sought - 01/28/16


LOCATION: 3885 S. Wasatch Blvd. Millcreek, Utah

WHO: Suspect: Caucasian male with tan skin, 6’2”-6’4” tall, medium build, smelled strongly of alcohol. Wearing a red vest, grey hoodie, jeans and black gloves. Armed with a black handgun.

DATE: 1-15-16

TIME: 4:22 p.m.

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Candlelight Vigil in Honor of Officer Douglas Barney


LOCATION: Park/Field behind Holladay City Hall -4580 South 2300 East, Holladay, Utah

DATE: Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

TIME: 6:00 p.m.

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UPD Announces Funeral Plans for Office Doug Barney


LOCATION: MAVERIK CENTER- 3200 Decker Lake Dr. West Valley, Utah 84119

DATE: Monday, January 25th, 2016

TIME: 11:00a.m.

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Unified Police Department Officer Killed in the Line of Duty - 01/17/16


LOCATION: 2167 E. 4500 S. Holladay, Utah

DATE: 1/17/16 9:51a.m.

OFFICER KILLED: Douglas Scott Barney- 44 years of age. 18 year veteran of Law Enforcement

OFFICER WOUNDED: Jon Richey 51– year of age. Shot once that went through his legs.

SUSPECT: Cory Lee Henderson 31 years of age. Died at the scene

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Robbery Suspect Photos Released - 01/15/16


LOCATIONS: Maverik: 710 E. 2700 S. Salt Lake City, Utah Occurred 12/28/15 at 11:13p.m.
Family Dollar Store: 1649 W. 4200 S. Taylorsville, Utah Occurred 1/4/16 at 9:15p.m.

WHO: Suspect: Unknown race male, mid 20’s, 5’6” or shorter. The male is dressed in all black, black bandana over his face and the same very distinctive hoodie in both robberies. He pointed a black handgun with a silver slide at the clerks.

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UPD Announces Police Officer Recruitment - January 2016


The Unified Police Department is conducting a recruitment for Police Officers. UPD Police Officers perform a wide variety of police functions, including but not limited to: Crime repression, crime prevention, protection of personal liberties, and serve the citizens of Herriman, Holladay, Kearns, Magna, Millcreek, Riverton, and unincorporated areas of Salt Lake County. Officers work a variety of hours including day, afternoon, or graveyard shifts, holidays, and weekends.

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Operation "Mouse Trap" - 01/14/16 - UPDATE


LOCATIONS: Mouse Pad - Midvale 38 W. 7200 S.
Mouse Pad - Salt Lake City 1232 S. Redwood Rd.
Mouse Pad - Kearns 4090 W. 5415 S. #117

WHAT: Illegal Gambling 76-10-1102 U.C.A.

DATE: January 14, 2016

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Missing Endangered Person Alert - 01/02/16 - UPDATE


LOCATION: 3619 South 900 East, Millcreek, Utah

WHO: Victim Description: Mark Allen Miller, 62 year old, White male 5’10, thin build, Scruffy Beard. He was wearing blue jeans, black t-shirt with some type of logo and possibly some slippers.

DATE: 1/2/16

TIME: 1:32 p.m.

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Carjacking Suspect Arrested - 12/28/15


LOCATION: The Mouse Pad, 4090 W. 5415 S., Kearns, Utah

DATE: December 27, 2015

WHO: Suspect-Sam Aina

WHAT: Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Robbery, Fleeing & Threats including Outstanding Warrants

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