Bodycam video released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows police responding to the deadly Alpine Motel Apartments building fire on Dec 21, 2019. (Rio Lancanlale and James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas police showed a clip of body camera footage Wednesday to the family of a man who died in their custody three days earlier. (Mat Luschek/Review-Journal)
Nevada Highway Patrol trooper Adam Whitmarsh was on a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 95, north of Ann Road, about 7:45 a.m. Saturday, Feb 16, 2019, when a Honda CRV struck the back of the patrol car, causing the car to crash into the stopped vehicle. (Nevada Highway Patrol)
An officer who left Route 91 goes to get equipment from his police car. He gets his rifle and runs back to the site, giving warning to everyone he encounters to take cover.
Local civil rights advocates are questioning the Metropolitan Police Department’s body-worn camera protocol. After examining body-worn camera policies outlined in Metro documents, local NAACP chapter Vice President Alex Cherup and longtime civil rights advocate Gary Peck say the body-worn camera policy needs revisiting. Peck said he doesn’t doubt Metro’s intentions to try to do what’s best for the community and law enforcement. “We just question what they’ve come up with,” said Peck. “The LVMPD body-worn camera policy is one of the most progressive policies in the nation,” the department wrote. “With that being said, we continue to evaluate best practices and how we can balance the need to be transparent to our public while also recognizing individual privacy issues.”
Las Vegas police release multiple bodycam videos from Sunday’s Strip shooting. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Metropolitan Police Department held a briefing Thursday afternoon about the fatal shooting on North Rancho Drive, where a man charged at a police officer with a knife. (Gabriella Benavidez/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
More details were revealed alongside the body camera footage of the deadly shootout between a man and two SWAT officers on June 25. The Metropolitan Police Department named Cody Thompson, 33, and Theodore Carrasco, 36, as the officers who shot the suspect, George Marcus Tillman.
Officer Kenneth Lopera is facing charges after Tashii Brown’s in-custody death was ruled a homicide. Lopera was told to let go of Brown by another officer, and continued the chokehold for over 40 seconds after. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal