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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.

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. 

Imposters Can Easily Acquire Police Gear, Vegas Police Say

June 12, 2011
Several of the four men arrested by the Las Vegas Metro Police Department in the past week for posing as officers had acquired police gear, and the agency is warning civilians to remain vigilant.

Video: Las Vegas Officer Suspended In Videotaped Incident

April 26, 2011
Las Vegas Metro Police Officer Derek Colling has been suspended with pay pending the results of an internal investigation into his use of force against a videographer.

Las Vegas Cop Uses Force Against Videographer

April 25, 2011
A Las Vegas Metro Police Officer Derek Colling is under investigation for this videotaped incident involving a videographer. Source: 8 News Now.

Vegas Police Arrest Casino Chip Thief

February 4, 2011
A Las Vegas Metro Police undercover operation connected Anthony Carleo with a brazen theft at the Bellagio casino in early December of $1.5 million in chips.

L.A. Sheriff's Asian Gang Unit Nabs Korean-American Home Invaders

February 4, 2011
Six Korean-American men who organized a brutal attack on a middle-aged Korean couple were apprehended by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Asian Gang Team. One by one, the sheriff's Asian gang detectives tracked them down.

Vegas Officers Put On Leave After Arizona Joyride

February 2, 2011
Officers Brad Gallup and Jake Grunwald will remain on paid leave during the investigation. The officers were caught speeding in a marked patrol vehicle by a Mohave County Sheriff's deputy.

Paris Hilton May Challenge LV Metro's Search In Cocaine Bust

August 30, 2010
Hilton's attorneys may argue officers didn't follow proper procedure by taking her from the scene. She is also claiming the purse didn't belong to her, according to the report.
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