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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.

Video: 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 and the death of K-9 Nicky last Thursday.

Video: Las Vegas K-9 Killed Weeks After Returning to Duty Following Machete Attack

April 1, 2016
The man refused to surrender and shots were exchanged between the police officers and the man. K-9 Nicky was struck by gunfire and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Las Vegas K-9 Killed Weeks After Returning to Duty Following Machete Attack

April 1, 2016
The man refused to surrender and shots were exchanged between the police officers and the man. K-9 Nicky was struck by gunfire and was pronounced dead at the scene. More Here.

Sheriff Links California Prison Reduction Law to Ballooning Las Vegas Crime Rate

March 31, 2016
Depopulation in California jails and gang members moving to the Las Vegas Valley might be contributing to the rise in violent crime, according to Metro Police Sheriff Joseph Lombardo.

Video: Las Vegas K-9 Back on Duty After Recovering from Machete Attack

March 11, 2016
Las Vegas Metro Police Department K-9 Nicky is back on patrol with handler Sgt. Eric Kerns after recovering from slash wounds that almost killed him last month.

Las Vegas K-9 Back on Duty After Recovering from Machete Attack

March 11, 2016
Las Vegas Metro Police Department K-9 Nicky is back on patrol with handler Sgt. Eric Kerns after recovering from slash wounds that almost killed him last month. More Here.

Las Vegas Officer 'Had No Other Option' Than Shoot Man Pointing Gun

March 4, 2016
A Metro Police sergeant pleaded with a man to drop a gun, later determined to be fake, several times before shooting him Monday night. The suspect is recovering.

Las Vegas K-9 Slashed in Face at Standoff Recovering at Home

February 16, 2016
Las Vegas Metro K-9 Nicky is on his way to a full recovery after being attacked by a suspect with a machete Friday morning. Nicky was taking down the suspect of a standoff when he was injured.

Video: Fugitive Ignored 24 Commands from Officers Before Being Shot

January 5, 2016
A wanted man who Las Vegas police officers fatally shot on New Year's Eve ignored at least 24 verbal commands to surrender before the gunshots.

Fugitive Ignored 24 Commands from Officers Before Being Shot

January 5, 2016
A wanted man who Las Vegas police officers shot and killed on New Year's Eve ignored at least 24 verbal commands to surrender before the gunshots. More Here.

Nevada Deputy Wounded at Domestic Violence Call

January 4, 2016
The Storey County (NV) Sheriff's Office has arrested a man who shot and injured a deputy during a domestic violence call in the Virginia City Highlands Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016.

Las Vegas Police Search for Reason Why Pedestrians were Mowed Down by Driver

December 21, 2015
A 24-year-old woman who’d been living in a car with her 3-year-old daughter in Las Vegas killed one person and injured nearly three dozen others Sunday evening when she steered the vehicle onto a crowded Strip sidewalk at least twice, authorities said.

Man Arrested in Las Vegas Officer Shooting, Manhunt

December 18, 2015
Authorities have identified the man suspected of shooting an officer and then eluding police in Las Vegas Thursday before being arrested in a golf course community miles away.

Retired Las Vegas Lieutenant Randy Sutton Discusses Role of CCW and Off-Duty Carry in Terror Response

November 27, 2015
ISIS names Las Vegas as a high profile target. But, in the event of an attack like we saw in Paris, there's a secret security force armed and ready to open fire. POLICEMAG.com columnist and retired Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. Randy Sutton introduces us to them. More Here.

Video: Retired Las Vegas Lieutenant Randy Sutton Discusses Role of CCW and Off-Duty Carry in Terror Response

November 27, 2015
ISIS names Las Vegas as a high profile target. But, in the event of an attack like we saw in Paris, there's a secret security force armed and ready to open fire. POLICEMAG.com columnist and retired Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. Randy Sutton introduces us to them.

Las Vegas Metro PD Takes Delivery of Getac Rugged Tablets

September 29, 2015
Getac Inc., manufacturer of rugged computers, announced that the Las Vegas (Nev.) Metro PD has ordered 898 Getac rugged tablets for its police force. The department ordered 778 Getac F110 rugged tablets to be installed in its cruisers. Another 120 Getac T800 rugged tablets will be deployed by the department's Motor Division to support traffic control and citations.

ACLU Approves Las Vegas PD's Body Camera Policy

September 21, 2015
Metro PD's policy, which will make most body camera footage readily available to the public, appears to be a balance between transparency and privacy, the ACLU says.

Las Vegas Officers Ambushed at Traffic Light, Suspect in Custody

September 7, 2015
Police said a man approached the squad car and fired with a semi-automatic handgun at the two officers inside the vehicle. The police were leaving the scene of a disturbance call at the 99 Cents Only store and were stopped at a light when the shots were fired. More Here.
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