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New Las Vegas Sheriff Plans to Use 400 Drones for First Response

McMahill said the department has identified 11 “chronic hotspots” that account for about three-fourths of the crimes reported in the Las Vegas valley.

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Vegas Officer Killed Last Week Was Shot with AK Pistol, Penetrated Vest

Officer Truong Thai, 49, was fatally shot after attempting to gain compliance from the suspect, 24-year-old Tyson Hampton, who was sitting in his car on the street.

Las Vegas Officer Killed in Shooting at Domestic

Officer Truong Thai and another officer encountered an armed man in a vehicle near Flamingo and University Center Drive, Lombardo said. The suspect opened fire and the officers fired back, Lombardo said. Thai and a civilian were hit, he said.

Vegas Officer Shot in Pelvis, Killed Her Attacker

Officer Tierny Tomburo fired four rounds. Her attacker fired one round before his gun malfunctioned with a stovepipe jam.

Former Officer Who Shot Student Now Suing District Over PTSD

In the suit, Cory Coombes alleges that the district did not accommodate his medically diagnosed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) caused by the incident.

Las Vegas Detective Killed when Freeway Beam Falls on Car

The beam was put in place so tall vehicles would hit it before striking a nearby bridge under construction, Nevada Department of Transportation spokesman Justin Hopkins said.

Man Gets 20 Years for Shooting and Paralyzing Las Vegas Officer

Edgar Samaniego, 21, pleaded guilty to shooting and paralyzing Officer Shay Mikalonis. Judge Carli Kierny gave the maximum sentence

Grand Jury Indicts Las Vegas Officer Accused of Casino Robberies

Caleb Rogers allegedly robbed the sportsbook at the Rio at gunpoint on Feb. 27, taking nearly $79,000 in cash as he threatened to shoot two employees. He was arrested while trying to escape, police say.

Las Vegas Police Find Severed Head in Truck

Officers found large coolers in his truck bed. That is when they discovered human remains, including a severed head.

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Las Vegas Officer Shot in Head During Protest Last Summer Attends Charity Hockey Game

The “Play for Shay” game was part of the Injured Police Officers Fund’s “Pray for Shay” fundraiser.

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