Gov.-elect Cox announces pick for director of Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox arrives for a briefing in Spanish about the stateâ??s COVID-19 response at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020.

(Spenser Heaps, KSL, File)

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SALT LAKE CITY — Gov.-elect Spencer Cox and Lt. Gov.-elect Deidre Henderson have nominated Bountiful Police Chief Tom Ross as executive director of the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice.

Ross was born in Salt Lake City and has 34 years of law enforcement experience, including 14 years as the Bountiful police chief.

His appointment would become official if he is confirmed by the Utah Senate.

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