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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

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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.

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.

NV Trooper Dies 2 Days After Being Struck by Vehicle During Pursuit

Trooper Micah May was hit by a car that was being chased on Interstate 15 in Las Vegas by other NHP troopers. The driver reportedly stole the car before leading officers on a chase that covered about 20 miles.

Nevada Trooper Struck, Critically Injured Deploying Spikes During Vehicle Pursuit

During the incident, one trooper, Micah May, attempted to deploy spikes to stop the vehicle. At that time, the suspect hit the trooper with their vehicle.

Man Shot Vegas Officer with Another Officer's Holstered Pistol

The suspect was non-compliant with police and it was a struggle to get his handcuffs on, police said. When officers attempted to adjust the handcuffs while holding him up against an elevator wall, the suspect was able to reach down with his left hand, while cuffed, and grab the trigger of an officer's Glock 21 handgun.

Nevada Officer Sues Agency After He was Suspended Over Tweets

After reviewing more than 700 twitter posts by Officer George Forbush following his administrative leave, the City decided to suspend Forbush for four days without pay on Dec. 4, according to the lawsuit. The suspension term was chosen by the city as one day for each of four posts they found worthy of discipline.

Las Vegas Police Retirements Up 37%

“If an anti-police environment were driving separations, we would expect to see a large number of separations with years of service insufficient to retire,” Larry Hadfield, department spokesperson, said in an email. “So far, we have not seen that.”

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Retired Connecticut Trooper Killed by Punch in Las Vegas

Thomas Driscoll, 57, of Chicopee, Mass., was walking on a pedestrian bridge between the Cromwell Hotel & Casino and Bally's around 4:30 a.m. when he and a woman companion walked past a group of men. One of the men made a comment about the two, then ran toward the pair and down a set of stairs as they rode an escalator down from the bridge.

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