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New Policy Restricts Las Vegas Officers’ Use of Neck Restraints

September 22, 2017
Las Vegas Metro Police announced today they are further limiting the use of a neck restraint that has proven deadly for it and other law enforcement agencies in the past.

NV Man Gets 15 to 50 Years for Shooting into Police Car, Injuring Officer

September 12, 2017
A Las Vegas man who was 17 when he fired three shots into a police vehicle in September 2015, wounding a police officer in what authorities called an ambush, has been sentenced to 15 to 50 years in Nevada state prison.

NFL Sunday: Cleveland Players Show Unity with Police, Bennett Brothers Show Contempt

September 11, 2017
Members of the Cleveland Browns and law enforcement officers and emergency workers ran onto the field together and locked arms during the national anthem on Sunday before the team’s first game of the season.

Video: Las Vegas Police Refute Claims of Racial Bias in Detention of NFL Player

September 7, 2017
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Undersheriff Kevin McMahill on Wednesday denied race played a role when officers detained Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett last month after the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight.

Las Vegas Police Refute Claims of Racial Bias in Detention of NFL Player

September 7, 2017
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Undersheriff Kevin McMahill on Wednesday denied race played a role when officers detained Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett last month after the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight. More Here.

Video: Officer's Body Camera Captured Las Vegas Traffic Stop Shooting

August 7, 2017
Salas, 25, fired nine rounds total at the officers who scattered in opposite directions. Nelson returned fire, pulling the trigger 10 times, firing one bullet into Salas’ head.

Officer's Body Camera Captured Las Vegas Traffic Stop Shooting

August 7, 2017
Salas, 25, fired nine rounds total at the officers who scattered in opposite directions. Nelson returned fire, pulling the trigger 10 times, firing one bullet into Salas’ head. More Here.

Video: Las Vegas Officer Seriously Wounded, Suspect Killed at Traffic Stop

August 2, 2017
A Las Vegas Metropolitan police officer was shot Tuesday afternoon during a traffic stop. The suspect was killed either by police fire or his own hand.

Las Vegas Officer Seriously Wounded, Suspect Killed at Traffic Stop

August 2, 2017
A Las Vegas Metropolitan police officer was shot Tuesday afternoon during a traffic stop. The suspect was killed either by police fire or his own hand. More Here.

Las Vegas Officer Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter Over Suspect's Death

June 6, 2017
Las Vegas Metropolitan police officer Kenneth Lopera was charged Monday with involuntary manslaughter in the Mother’s Day death of Tashii Farmer, 40, at The Venetian casino hotel. He also was charged with oppression under the color of office.

'Credible' Islamic State Propaganda Video Features Short Clip of Las Vegas Strip

May 25, 2017
A legitimate Islamic State group propaganda video posted on social media last week features brief footage of the Las Vegas Strip while calling for lone-wolf terrorist attacks, and Las Vegas police are treating it as a credible threat.

Forensic Scientists Help Las Vegas Detectives Link Impounded Guns to Unsolved Crimes

March 22, 2017
Las Vegas (NV) Metropolitan Police Department forensic scientists are working around the clock to help solve crimes in bulk, connecting cartridge cases from impounded guns to open criminal cases.

Las Vegas Police Use Mannequin Decoy in Murder Investigation

March 7, 2017
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Detectives investigating the murders of two homeless men sleeping on the sidewalk in downtown recently used a mannequin as a decoy to lure a suspect.

Retired Las Vegas Lieutenant Reunites with Woman He Helped Save from Suicide by Cop

March 6, 2017
More than 15 years after a Las Vegas police officer made a life-saving decision, he reunited with the veteran he helped save.

Video: Retired Las Vegas Lieutenant Reunites with Woman He Helped Save from Suicide by Cop

March 6, 2017
More than 15 years after a Las Vegas police officer made a life-saving decision, he reunited with the veteran he helped save.

NV Officer Dragged By Car During Traffic Stop

January 16, 2017
A Las Vegas Metro officer suffered nonlife-threatening injuries when he was dragged by a vehicle during a traffic stop just west of the Las Vegas Strip.

Video: Driver Tried to Run Over Las Vegas Officer While Fleeing Traffic Stop

November 18, 2016
Las Vegas Metro Police released footage Thursday of an officer-involved shooting that occurred after a teen reportedly tried to run down an officer as the officer approached his vehicle.

Officials Say Officer Shortage May be Causing Spike in Las Vegas Crime

May 27, 2016
The local sheriff, police union officials and district attorney have various theories about what's behind the body count: 64 homicides by the end of April, compared with 29 killings after the first four months of 2015; 75 slayings as of Wednesday, compared with 45 by the same date last year.

Protecting and Serving on Two Wheels

April 8, 2016

It would be hard to come up with an area of the country that presents more of a difficult year-round operating environment for motorcycle officers than Las Vegas. Traffic throughout the area is bad and on the Strip and downtown it sometimes doesn't move at all. Tourists are in town to have a good time, which often means more than a few intoxicating beverages and that means drunk driving.

Las Vegas K-9 Nicky was Killed by Friendly Fire During Gunfight

April 5, 2016
Las Vegas Metro police on Monday held a press conference in which they released additional information on the shooting of James Craig Simpson last and the death of K9 Nicky last Thursday. More Here.
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