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Reserve Officers: For Love of the Job

March 4, 2014

At minimum, an LASD reserve officer's service will include logging 20 hours a month regardless of obligations posed by the reserve's regular job and family responsibilities. He may find himself working his own patrol car, standing guard in the cold along a parade route, or handling that "change of shift" report nobody else wanted.

Las Vegas Metro Won't Respond to Minor Traffic Accidents

February 25, 2014
Capt. Mark Tavarez of Las Vegas Metro's Traffic Bureau said at an early afternoon news conference that beginning March 3, patrol officers would stop responding to property-only accidents within Metro's jurisdiction.

Sovereigns Arrested for Plot to Kidnap, Kill Officers

August 23, 2013
Two sovereign citizens planning to kidnap and kill a Las Vegas Metro Police officer were arrested Tuesday following a three-month undercover investigation into the scheme.

Las Vegas Air Unit Probed for Guitarist's Proposal Ride

August 13, 2013
An internal investigation is under way after a rock guitarist and his girlfriend were given a private tour of Las Vegas in a police helicopter for a wedding proposal.

Nev. Officer Under House Arrest for Sexual Misconduct

August 8, 2013
A Las Vegas Metro Police officer was placed under house arrest Thursday and faces multiple charges alleging he sexually intimidated and harassed women he met on duty.

Fallen Las Vegas Rescuer Laid To Rest

July 29, 2013
Dozens of police vehicles escorted the body of Las Vegas Metro Police Officer David Vanbuskirk to a Henderson church Monday to eulogize the fallen officer.

Nev. Officer Dies In Fall During Copter Rescue

July 23, 2013
At some point during the helicopter-assisted rescue, Officer David Vanbuskirk fell to his death. The officers were using the helicopter to hoist the hiker to safety from an area that was too difficult to reach by foot.

Video: Boy Questions Vegas Cop, Encounter Goes Viral

May 8, 2013
In the video clip, Jeremy Drew can be seen questioning the unidentified officer, who had illegally parked his police motorcycle on a sidewalk to purchase a drink.

Vegas Cop's Encounter with 12 Year Old

May 8, 2013

A 12-year-old boy's questioning of a Las Vegas Metro Police officer went viral this week, when he posted a YouTube video of the encounter. Read the full story here.

Suspect Indicted In Fiery Las Vegas Strip Deaths

April 29, 2013
Self-proclaimed pimp Ammar Harris was indicted by a grand jury on charges he killed three people on the Strip in February. Prosecutors said Harris shot and killed reputed pimp Kenneth "Kenny Clutch" Cherry Jr. as the two were driving separate vehicles on the Strip early in the morning of Feb. 21.

Video: Las Vegas Cop Rear-Ends Motorcycle

March 11, 2013
A Las Vegas Metro Police officer has been placed on paid leave, after rear-ending a motorcycle rider and reacting angrily during the traffic stop.

Las Vegas Cop Rear-Ends Motorcycle

March 11, 2013

A Las Vegas Metro Police officer has been placed on paid leave, after rear-ending a motorcycle rider and reacting angrily to the subject. Read the full story here.

In-Service Cop Cars: Ford P.I. Utility

March 8, 2013

After retiring its venerable Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, Ford offered law enforcement agencies two choices—the Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility. The P.I. Utility has caught on with highway patrol agencies for its increased cargo capacity and rear-end crash rating. View our gallery of in-service Ford P.I. Utility vehicles, and then read "The New Recruits: In-Service Cop Cars" for detailed stories of agencies using them. Photos provided by the respective agencies unless otherwise noted.

Las Vegas Strip Shooting Suspect Faces Extradition from L.A.

March 4, 2013
The man suspected of causing three deaths on the Las Vegas Strip after shooting an aspiring rapper appeared in Los Angeles County Superior Court Monday for an extradition hearing following his arrest Thursday.

Las Vegas Police Name Suspect In Deadly Shooting

February 25, 2013
The manhunt for a pimp suspected of killing an aspiring rapper and two bystanders on the Las Vegas Strip continued Monday, after police identified the suspect and located the black Range Rover used in the shooting.

Las Vegas Chooses Ford P.I. Utility for Patrol

February 22, 2013
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department chose Ford's Police Interceptor Utility as its new standard patrol vehicle, after more than two years of research, testing, evaluation, and feedback.

Feud Involving Rapper Leads To Deadly Shooting, Crash

February 21, 2013
A Las Vegas rapper died early Thursday in a drive-by shooting, which triggered a fiery crash in front of the Flamingo Hotel that also killed two bystanders.

Police: Nev. Lawmaker Reached for Cop's Gun During Arrest

February 11, 2013
Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks, already facing possible charges for threatening to harm a legislative leader, attempted to grab an officer's service weapon during a second arrest Sunday.

Las Vegas Police Reserves Hit the Streets

February 1, 2013
As Las Vegas police face tight budget and staffing constraints, hundreds of citizens could hit the streets as armed, volunteer police officers under a new reserve police officer program.

Las Vegas Police Anniversary Badges

January 11, 2013

Special police badges have become a more common sight especially in larger agencies. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department issues anniversary badges every five years to boost officer morale and honor the agency's heritage. The agency emerged in 1973 from a merger of the Las Vegas Police Department and Clark County Sheriff's Department. The agency also produced a 9/11 badge commemorating the officers who helped in New York. View these badges, which were designed by Jimmy Smith, co-founder of an agency museum, and produced by Sun Badge Company. Photos courtesy of Sun Badge.

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