Henderson police shot and killed an armed man when he “engaged” them after a disturbance call to a hotel Saturday morning, a police spokeswoman said.
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Henderson police officers involved in the November shooting death of Justin Hoey acted lawfully, Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said Tuesday.
If you ask Tony McCleery, the leaders at Las Vegas police have lost the faith of their officers and the citizens they serve.
Las Vegas police are set to pay $1.5 million for the shooting death of Stanley Gibson, the unarmed, disabled veteran shot and killed by an officer almost two years ago.
Progress has been made — 56 of 80 recommendations are in place — but there’s still a work to do in reforming the Metropolitan Police Department’s use-of-force policies, according to U.S. Department of Justice report released Wednesday.
A man who shot a police officer with the officer’s own gun Friday night said, “I hope he dies,” before he was taken to jail, according to his arrest report.
The officers involved in a 23-hour SWAT standoff with a woman in the southeast valley last week were identified Wednesday.
A 63-year-old man who was fatally shot Tuesday morning after exchanging gunfire with Henderson police officers drove to the scene on his motorcycle with a rifle and three handguns, then “ambushed” a female officer, police said.
An off-duty Las Vegas police detective is on paid administrative leave after he shot a man outside Excalibur hotel-casino on the Strip.
Another person has quit the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Use of Force Board.
Several civilian members of the Las Vegas police department’s Use of Force Board, including the co-chairman, quit in protest Wednesday in the wake of the sheriff’s decision to save officer Jacquar Roston’s job.
A man shot by Las Vegas police Tuesday night has died.
It took awhile, but officer Jacquar Roston admitted his mistakes in the November shooting of an unarmed man.
A Las Vegas police officer did not use excessive force in 2008 when he fatally shot a schizophrenic man wielding two knives, a federal jury ruled Monday.
The SWAT officers involved in Thursday’s shooting near Westcliff Drive and Rainbow Boulevard have been identified.
After five months and three public reviews of police-related fatalities, Clark County commissioners are generally pleased with how the county’s new public fatality fact-finding review process works.
The young father scarcely can contain his big smile.
The roommate of a man shot by Las Vegas police Thursday never wanted his friend to get hurt. But he doesn’t blame the officer.
The Las Vegas police officers had met the man holding an elderly woman hostage outside a dingy weekly motel before. And they were familiar with the butcher knife he held at her throat.
The police officer who shot Lawrence Gordon soon could lose his job. Gordon is just thankful he didn’t lose his life.
Shanna Ralston identified her attacker in what police called a “dying declaration” Sunday morning.
It has been more than three years since Evie Oquendo’s 15-year-old son was killed by a Las Vegas police officer, but the painful memories linger.
The first on-duty officer shooting of the year in North Las Vegas was prompted by a call about a suicidal man, a department official said Monday.