Everett Gist, Jr.

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Service Record

Agency Utah Department of Corrections
Rank Agent
Dates of Service 2018[1]-December 2020[2]
Salary $97,357[3]
Last Known Status Terminated
Agency Moab City Utah Police Department
Rank Officer
Dates of Service Ended September 2021[2]
Last Known Status Inactive

Incident Reports

2020 Social Media Comments

An investigation by the Utah Department of Corrections found that Agent Gist had made social media posts that were insulting to Muslims, Latinos, and Native Americans. Gist also wrote that he wanted to punch people who didn't support President Donald Trump. The postings were made from 2016 through 2020.[2]

Department Response

In October 2020, the director of Utah Adult Probation and Parole (part of the Utah Department of Corrections) gave Gist notice that he would be fired.[2]

In December 2020, Gist was formally terminated.[2]

2021 Service Comments

On September 28, 2021, Moab City Utah Police Department Officer Gist used the police radio channel to discuss that he was no longer working with the department. He used vulgarities in reference to the town's assistant police chief.[2]