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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.

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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.”

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.

NV Sheriff's Agency Reduces Vehicle Costs with Smaller Markings

The change has already saved the Sheriff’s Office $563 per vehicle for the initial upfit, or $11,750 for 20 vehicles. The money saved remains in the capital expenses budget for other departments to use.

Suspect Killed when Citizens, Officer Open Fire at Vegas Gun Range After Officer Stabbed

Police say the man was causing a disturbance inside The Range 702 and was asked to leave the business.

Toddler Died in Hot Car as Father Refused to Let Las Vegas Officers Break Window

When his partner was on the phone with an insurance company representative who offered to send a tow truck, Sidney Deal told her to hang up because he didn’t agree with the cost, according to his arrest report.

Toddler Died in Hot Car as Father Refused to Let Las Vegas Officers Break Window

When his partner was on the phone with an insurance company representative who offered to send a tow truck, Sidney Deal told her to hang up because he didn’t agree with the cost, according to his arrest report.

Nevada Department Receives $220K Grant to Help Make Roadways Safer

The Henderson (NV) Police Department released a statement on Monday saying that it has been approved to receive a grant of $220,000 from the Nevada Department of Public Safety to promote safety on local highways and enforce traffic safety laws.

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Nevada Officers Help Mother and 4 Kids in Need

Officers with the Reno Police Department recently gathered donations to help a woman and her four young children in a tough situation.

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