BUZZ: Police Officer Story About Utah Pride Parade at Odds with Official Account

A Salt Lake Tribune story on Saturday reported that a Salt Lake City police officer was on “leave due to allegations that he refused to work at this weekend’s Utah Pride Parade.” That police officer’s attorney now asserts that the officer did not refuse to work at the parade, but refused because he was asked to “perform maneuvers” in front of the Pride parade. A statement from the attorney–posted below–also notes that the officer offered to trade with other officers so that he could perform more typical police responsibilities, including security,…