WVC police chief talks community involvement

Posted at 5:01 PM, Jan 23, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-23 19:01:26-05

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah -- Chief Lee Russo of the West Valley City Police Department came to the FOX 13 News studio Thursday to discuss the ways the department is working to get the community more involved.

The department has faced scrutiny for several controversial issues stemming from before Russo's tenure as chief, including the fatal shooting of Danielle Willard and the disbanding of the department's narcotics unit.

A community meeting will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center, located at 1355 West 3100 South. According to a press release, Russo will discuss crime in the city, crime prevention and other concerns.