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KSL Crimewatch

KSL CRIMEWATCH is a fast-paced show that puts you inside the top priorities of local law enforcement. Hosted by Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder, a 29-year veteran of Utah's Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office, the goal of KSL Crimewatch is simple:...

KSL CRIMEWATCH is a fast-paced show that puts you inside the top priorities of local law enforcement. Hosted by Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder, a 29-year veteran of Utah's Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office, the goal of KSL Crimewatch is simple: help keep Utahns safe. Episodes feature tips on how to protect you, and your family and give communities along the Wasatch Front opportunities to help authorities solve a crime. Designed from its inception to appeal to modern audiences, each episode is only a few minutes long and is heavily produced with visuals and animations. New episodes are available multiple times a month. KSL Crimewatch is produced by KSL NEWSRADIO with support from the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office.

KSL CRIMEWATCH is a fast-paced show that puts you inside the top priorities of local law enforcement. Hosted by Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder, a 29-year veteran of Utah's Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office, the goal of KSL Crimewatch is simple: help keep Utahns safe. Episodes feature tips on how to protect you, and your family and give communities along the Wasatch Front opportunities to help authorities solve a crime. Designed from its inception to appeal to modern audiences, each episode is only a few minutes long and is heavily produced with visuals and animations. New episodes are available multiple times a month. KSL Crimewatch is produced by KSL NEWSRADIO with support from the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office.
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Salt Lake City, UT

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KSL CRIMEWATCH is a fast-paced show that puts you inside the top priorities of local law enforcement. Hosted by Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder, a 29-year veteran of Utah's Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office, the goal of KSL Crimewatch is simple: help keep Utahns safe. Episodes feature tips on how to protect you, and your family and give communities along the Wasatch Front opportunities to help authorities solve a crime. Designed from its inception to appeal to modern audiences, each episode is only a few minutes long and is heavily produced with visuals and animations. New episodes are available multiple times a month. KSL Crimewatch is produced by KSL NEWSRADIO with support from the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office.

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Episodes

Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

6/15/2018
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What are some quick tips to keep in mind to prepare for an emergency where you have to flee your home? Former SLCPD chief Chris Burbank shares on what to gather and how to pack it.

Duration:00:02:02

Summer Safety On the Road

5/10/2018
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With the kids getting out of school, many families are hitting the road for their summer vacation. Former SLCPD chief Chris Burbank gives us a few tips on what to remember before taking off.

Duration:00:02:19

Fire Safety in the Home

4/24/2018
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Preventing fires at home should be a priority for everyone. Former SLC PD chief Chris Burbank talks fire safety, and how to keep loved ones protected in the event of an emergency.

Duration:00:02:34

Smart Phone Security

4/9/2018
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Are you plodding along with your smart phone's easy-to-remember, same-digit security code? Former SLC PD chief Chris Burbank shares a few tips to help secure a device that holds a mountain of personal information that could be compromised in the wrong hands.

Duration:00:01:08

Safety: Risk vs. Convenience

3/12/2018
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Former SLCPD chief Chris Burbank talks about the various levels of home safety, and how to approach it in your life.

Duration:00:01:39

How to Dispute a Traffic Stop

1/30/2018
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Let's say you're pulled over in your car by an officer and you have no idea. What can you do? Former SLC Police Chief Chris Burbank tells us what our rights are, and what we can do to dispute it.

Duration:00:01:49

Video Surveillance in Your Home

12/31/2017
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Many security devices are available at local retailers to help keep your home safe. Former SLC Sheriff Jim Winder shares how these little devices can have a big impact. *** Today individuals are using technology more often to secure their residence. And we support it entirely. Items like video doorbells—that allow you to identify individuals who are knocking at your door—can make you distinguish between a friend or relative, and a particular vendor that might cause some fear or concern. This...

Duration:00:01:35

Safety Tips for Parking Your Car This Christmas

12/4/2017
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During the holidays, many crimes happen AWAY from potential victims--in the parking lot where they left their car. Former SLC police chief Chris Burbank shares a few holiday tips on what to do to minimize risk as you do your shopping. *** When you go out holiday shopping, you need to realize that more criminals—more people intent on taking things from your car—are out watching. Do not leave your purse and valuables in the car, if at all possible. If you are going to leave something in the...

Duration:00:01:46

How to Avoid Online Imposters

12/4/2017
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Periodically, we may all get an email from our banking institution informing us of something new at the bank or credit union. But what if a predator uses the bank's logos and makes an email look EXACTLY as if it came from the bank? Former chief of police Chris Burbank gives us a few quick tips on how to detect fraud, and how to avoid falling victim to it. *** Criminals are very creative. In fact, you may receive an email that has all the banking institution’s company logos on there, and it’s...

Duration:00:01:39

Teaming Up for Package Safety

11/29/2017
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With Cyber Monday's orders getting ready to ship, how do you protect those package deliveries from thieves? Former SLCPD Chief Chris Burbank gives us a few options to minimize risk and bond together as neighbors. *** Mail order has become a huge business. We get lots of deliveries. People are sending us things, and we are ordering things. One theft that happens often during the holiday season is package theft. The nice thing about the computerized system and everything that exists in most...

Duration:00:01:26

How to Keep Your Home Safe During the Holidays

11/20/2017
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How do you help keep your home safe during the holidays? What does your home look like during the holidays? What does it look when you are there? What does it look like when you are gone. Former SLC Police Chief and current Director of Law Enforcement Engagement with the Center for Policing Equality Chris Burbank gives tips and tricks on how to prevent crime at your house this holiday season. Whether you're using timers or apps to control your lights or other home devices, there are several...

Duration:00:01:33

What to Do When Getting Pulled Over

11/16/2017
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With a few decades in law enforcement along the Wasatch Front, former SLCPD Chief Chris Burbank holds a unique perspective when it comes to crime--he sees and explains both sides extremely well. When you see lights flashing in your rear view mirror, Chris explains a few things you can do that may make both parties feel more comfortable. *** Nobody, I mean nobody, including myself, likes to be driving down the street and see red and blue lights come on behind you. What do you do? First and...

Duration:00:01:38

Preventing Online Predators from Your Children

10/10/2017
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Children and teens unknowingly share a lot of information with others on the web. Information that, in the wrong hands, can compromise their own safety. Former Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder gives parents a few tips on keeping things secure from the home front. *** Technology—one of the greatest opportunities of our culture. And also one of the greatest risks. Today, every youngster it seems has a mobile device—a telephone, or iPad, or a computer at home. These devices can bring the...

Duration:00:01:56

What to Do if Your Child Gets Lost at a Theme Park

8/31/2017
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On your family vacation to a theme park, how can you prepare in case a little one gets lost? Former Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder gives advice for both parents and children to make searching easier. *** With the warmer weather, there are many festivals, fairs, and other large events that families will enjoy together. As you’re preparing to go to these events, take a moment to instruct your children on what they should do if they get lost. One of the most important factors is for the...

Duration:00:02:02

Don't Leave Home Without These 5 Things on Your Road Trip

8/17/2017
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As you plan out your next road trip, there are a few things to make sure you pack in your car before pulling out of the driveway. Former Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder explains. *** Traveling brings with it its own set of risks. One of them is to make sure you get there safely. When you’re traveling in your vehicle, it’s imperative that you check your gas gauge to make sure you have adequate fuel to get to your destination. Judge your distances and whether you can get there safely. The...

Duration:00:01:39

Safety and the Perfect Picture

7/28/2017
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Getting the ultimate picture is not worth risking your personal safety. Former Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder lets us know that in a summer filled with hiking, traveling, and sightseeing, it's important to capture your memories on solid ground. *** Getting the ultimate shot—it’s not worth your life. One of the advantages of hiking in the Wasatch Range is seeing some of the most incredible vistas. And with that comes the opportunity to take a quick photograph. That can present...

Duration:00:01:07

Safety on the Trail

7/5/2017
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As vacation times kick in and families head to the mountains, former Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder gives a few guidelines to help prevent tragedy on the Wasatch trails. *** Now that the weather has changed here in Utah, individuals are beginning to explore the beauty of the Wasatch Range. With that comes the opportunity to see some of the most beautiful country in the United States. One has to be prepared. Regularly, we see individuals that go into the backcountry very ill-prepared....

Duration:00:01:46

Safety in Swift Waters

6/21/2017
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It’s summer time in Utah, and with it comes the raging waters of record snowfall runoff in the mountains. Former Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder gives a strong caution to us approaching and testing the water in the swollen rivers and streams. *** It’s summer time in Utah, and with it comes beautiful weather. With that beautiful weather also comes raging water. This past year, the Wasatch Range received a record amount of snowfall. And now that that snowfall is coming into our valley, we...

Duration:00:02:02

Fake Public Officials Scamming the Vulnerable

5/23/2017
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Imagine getting a phone call from police claiming that unless you pay cash now, they'll be forced to arrest you in your home. This is a scam, and former Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder explains the details they will ask for, and how you can beat the thieves. *** Imagine sitting at home and receiving a phone call, from an individual identifying themself from the Unified Police Department, who tells you that if you don’t arrange to bring several hundred dollars to the police department,...

Duration:00:02:03

"S.W.A.T.-ing" is a Serious Crime

3/21/2017
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Some teenagers recently have been "S.W.A.T.ing" along the Wasatch Front--making prank calls to emergency personnel to embarrass other people. Former Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder discusses one of the incidents, and the serious consequences that await people who knowingly fraud emergency services. *** In today’s age of rapid-fire multimedia and communication, there’s a new term that’s been evolving. The term is SWAT-ing—the practice of initiating a police response to an innocent...

Duration:00:01:45