GEORGE NOORY IN LAS VEGAS: Get tickets now -- be there June 9!

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Henderson Police Chief Patrick Moers has been put under an internal investigation after sending out mailers to local businesses promoting a foundation he had called the department’s only authorized fundraising group.

Chief Moers had sent the mailer from a foundation titled “Friends of the Henderson Police Department Foundation.”

Mayor-elect Debra March says a ‘friends of’ organization is generally run by friends of the organization. She says she had concerns about the degree of separation between the foundation and police department when she saw the mailer.

March had declined to comment on what actions of the police chief or foundation are being specifically investigated. Attempts to contact Moers for comment were unsuccessful.

It’s unclear whether some of Moers’ actions under investigation are separate from the probe of the foundation.




Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Las Vegas

Introducing Your New Podcast Network
New CBS Local Sports

Listen Live