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Blue Alert will warn public of attacks on police

Utah is the tenth state to adopt the system


By Erin Alberty
The Salt Lake Tribune

Starting Monday, a person who attacks a police officer and flees could find his description flashing on highway signs and on news outlets within minutes.

Utah has created a "Blue Alert" — an Amber Alert-style warning system designed to get the public looking for people suspected of assaulting police officers.

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