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People carry weapons outside the Cottonwood Heights Police Department on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. Groups of dueling protesters faced off outside the suburban Salt Lake City police department in response to use of force by officers at a protest the night before that resulted in the arrest of eight people. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Dueling protesters including armed men face off in Utah

Aug. 4, 2020 12:33 AM EDT

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah (AP) — Groups of dueling protesters that included police supporters carrying rifles and flags supporting President Donald Trump faced off outside a suburban Salt Lake City police department Monday night in response to use of force by officers at a demonstration the night before...

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhal listens as Salt Lake City police Chief Mike Brown speaks during a news conference Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Salt Lake City. Mendenhall signed an executive order Monday directing the police chief to enact several new policies, such as mandating deescalation tactics before using force, by Sept. 5. Previously, officers only needed to use

Salt Lake City mayor orders stricter use of force rules

Aug. 3, 2020 8:02 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City's police department will implement stricter policies aimed at limiting the use of deadly force as protests against police brutality continue, the mayor announced Monday. Mayor Erin Mendenhall signed an executive order Monday directing police Chief Mike Brown to enact...