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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.

Video: Las Vegas Cop Won't Face Charges In Vet's Shooting

December 20, 2012
A Clark County, Nev., grand jury decided not to indict a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officer in the late-2011 shooting of a disabled veteran who rammed cruisers at an apartment building.

Mumbai: What Law Enforcement Learned

November 27, 2012
The Mumbai terror attacks still hold potent lessons for police responders four years after they raised the ante on counter-terrorism response and active-shooter training.

Dairy Queen Clerk Shoots, Kills Sword-Wielding Robber

August 21, 2012
Video surveillance footage has confirmed the account of the clerk of a Las Vegas Dairy Queen, who fatally shot a robbery suspect who threatened him with a samurai-type sword.

Nev. Officer Finds Driver Dead After Pursuit

August 7, 2012
A Las Vegas police officer was in his patrol car in the central valley late Sunday afternoon when a Nissan Maxima that appeared to be steering itself ran through a red light.

Shots Fired: Las Vegas, Nevada 02/18/2009

May 15, 2012

Las Vegas Metro PD patrol personnel arrived on scene within a few minutes of Sarah's 911 call. They effected a containment of the suspect and the location. Several officers—some with long guns—took cover positions about the scene as a crisis negotiator initiated a one-on-one dialogue with John.

Las Vegas Police Union Threatens Lawsuit Over Body Cameras

May 14, 2012
The union representing Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officers has threatened to sue to stop the agency from requiring officers to use on-body video cameras.

Las Vegas Metro PD Expands Public Safety Operations with IBM Crime Analytics Software

January 25, 2012
IBM's i2 crime analytics software will enable LVMPD officers to accelerate their investigations by enabling them to make non-obvious connections based on information that was previously spread across the department.

Video: ACLU and NAACP Want Fed Probe of Vegas OIS

December 15, 2011
The NAACP in Las Vegas and the ACLU of Nevada want seperate investigations into the shooting of an unarmed Gulf War veteran who had rammed patrol cars at an apartment complex.

Army Vet Rams Cruisers In Vegas

December 15, 2011

Las Vegas Metro Police officers were forced to use deadly force against Stanley Gibson, who rammed the cruisers of officers who had responded to reports of a burglary at an apartment complex. 

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