Few Spots Left in Citizens Academy

A 12 week course that will provide a law enforcement education for average citizens is just weeks away and few spots remain. The opportunity is one that Sheriff Vance Norton is passionate about and has been part of his goals as Sheriff. “We feel it is important for citizens to be able to understand the variety of situations that law enforcement officers encounter and the kinds of calls that officers deal with each day,” shares the Sheriff’s Office. “It gives the citizens a better perspective on law enforcement as a profession.”   Just a few openings remain and any who are interested are urged to contact the Uintah County Sheriff’s Office. Upon completion, some of those in the Citizens Academy will be used to form a citizens review board, which is also among Sheriff Norton’s goals.


Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.