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Press Release

Independent State Investigation & Recommendations

Wednesday December 19, 2018

This investigative review by the Utah Department of Public Safety (DPS) was conducted upon request by the Utah Governor’s Office to examine the interactions and handling of an administrative case involving Melvin Shawn Rowland within the criminal justice system. This independent investigation involved a comprehensive review of multiple agencies, policies, systems and procedures. 

Below is a public copy of DPS’ investigative report and recommendations. 



Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


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