Salt Lake City police launch use-of-force data website

Amid a growing national conversation about police shootings, Salt Lake City police are launching a website to post open data about how often officers use their weapons.

The Utah department is part of a small but growing number of agencies around the country who are moving to put the information online in an effort to be more transparent.

Advocates say it's an important step to open up data that's often kept close to the vest, though some say it doesn't go far enough. Continue…