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Officials Insist Las Vegas Is Safe

Tourism officials say Sin City is a safe place to visit, despite yesterday’s deadly incident on the Strip.

02/22/2013

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Governor Vows Support For Tax Hike

Governor Brian Sandoval has come out in support of a sales tax increase to get more police on the local force.

02/06/2013

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Study: Morale Low Among Metro Officers

A two-year study on shootings involving Metro Police officers finds many cops have low morale and don’t believe the department has their backs.

01/07/2013

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Metro Institutes New Use-Of-Force Policies

Las Vegas police say nearly every officer in the department has been trained in recent weeks in new-use-of-force policies designed to cut down on the number of fatal encounters with the public.

07/10/2012

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Sheriff Gillespie Asks For More Funding

Gillespie told Metro’s Fiscal Affairs committee Monday the funding is needed after years of cutbacks. But county and city officials say they have their own budget problems.

06/26/2012

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Sheriff, Mayor Discuss Police Consolidation

The first in a series of talks over North Las Vegas’ police services has concluded.

04/17/2012

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Sheriff Wants Increase In Police Budget

Sheriff Doug Gillespie says Metro Police needs more money next year.

CBS Las Vegas–02/28/2012

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Sheriff To Meet With Feds

U.S. Department of Justice officials are meeting with the Clark County sheriff to determine whether the federal agency will help investigate shootings by Las Vegas police officers.

CBS Las Vegas–02/01/2012

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New Details Released On Fatal Police Shooting

Metro Police say a patrol officer fired seven shots with a military-style AR-15 assault rifle into a car during a fatal standoff with an unarmed Gulf War veteran.

12/16/2011

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Sheriff Would Welcome Federal Investigation

The top law enforcement official in Las Vegas is endorsing a Justice Department probe of police practices days after officers fatally shot a troubled and unarmed Gulf War veteran.

12/15/2011

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