Breaking: Sandy Police chief placed on administrative leave during internal investigation

Image: Sandy Police Chief Kevin Thacker. Images: Sandy City, Google Maps

SANDY, Utah, April 4, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — Sandy Police Chief Kevin Thacker has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal investigation.

“Sandy City takes all personnel matters seriously,” said a statement issued at 4 p.m. Wednesday by city officials.

The statement did not reveal the nature of the personnel issue or issues being investigated.

“As a city, it is of the utmost importance to protect the integrity of this investigation and all parties involved,” it said.

Thacker was sworn-in as chief in May of 2014. The Sandy Police Department consists of 112 sworn officers and 36 civilian employees, according to its website. Sandy has a population of 89,000 on 22.3 square miles of land.

News release issued by Sandy Police Department


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