The names of two officers involved in a fatal shooting last week have been released by North Las Vegas police. Officer Shane Forsberg, 30, has been with the department for seven years. Officer David Wells, 33, has been with the department for eight years. He wasn’t wounded in the incident.
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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.
The first fact-finding hearing in one of the valley’s most controversial police shootings got under way at Clark County commission chambers Thursday morning.
About a week ago, Las Vegas patrol officers were warned in briefing rooms: If you encounter Javier Reyes, he will shoot you. He will not go back to prison.
Daniel Ramirez heard gunshots outside a northeast valley home Tuesday afternoon and then saw a frantic man jump a fence into the backyard.
The young man and his girlfriend drove to the Pennwood Avenue apartment complex hoping to sell a car.