In a presentation to Nevada lawmakers Wednesday, officials reflecting on the emergency response to the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting said that first responders should be dispersed between the scene of a major incident and area hospitals.
“We’re still recovering from the events that took place on 1 October,” Nevada’s junior senator says. “We’re still grieving for the family members who are no longer with us.”
The Clark County Commission on Tuesday agreed to ask Gov. Brian Sandoval to chair a committee to design, fund and build a memorial to the victims of the Oct. 1 shooting on the Las Vegas Strip.
Nevada will receive full reimbursement from the federal government for overtime costs through a Justice Department program that helps states and communities with extraordinary events, like the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip.
The state of Nevada was urged to immediately apply for funds tucked into the $1.3 trillion spending bill for law enforcement costs incurred in the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting and subsequent investigation.
Citing the Las Vegas Strip shooting, a bipartisan group of Western states’ senators, including Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, filed a bill Thursday to ban bump stocks, which increase the rate of fire of semi-automatic rifles to nearly that of fully automatic weapons.
Clark County has stopped releasing autopsy reports for all 58 victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting, despite a district judge’s ruling that the reports are public records.
President Donald Trump directed the U.S. attorney general Tuesday to craft regulations that would ban “bump stocks” and other devices that accelerate the firepower of legal semiautomatic rifles like those used in the Las Vegas mass shooting.
Clark County expects to create a database of everyone who attended, worked at and responded to the Route 91 Harvest music festival by early January, Assistant County Manager Kevin Schiller said.
Nevada lawmakers on Thursday moved to replenish a state fund earmarked for protecting visiting politicians. The fund was unexpectedly depleted in the wake of the Oct. 1 mass shooting, which prompted visits from President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.