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Cache attorney’s office releases report of officer involved shooting

The word "Police" written in blue writing on the site of a white vehicle.
The Herald Journal

The Cache County Attorney’s Office has released a report indicating an officer involved shooting that occurred in April was justified under law.

Two days prior to the report’s release on Oct. 27, Cache County Sheriff Chad Jensen presented the involved officers — Sgt. Tim Ramirez and Deputy Mike Richardson — with recognition awards before the Cache County Council.

Jensen said both officers provided “life saving care of the offender” after the pursuit and shooting. According to Jensen, incidents like this are uncommon in the valley and the officers’ responses spoke to the dedication, tactics and training utilized by sheriff office staff.

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