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Las Vegas police open kiosk on Strip

Updated August 23, 2021 - 2:33 pm

Las Vegas police held a dedication ceremony Monday morning for a new Strip kiosk that will help increase police presence in the area.

The kiosk is located at Resorts World, 3000 Las Vegas Blvd. South. While it won’t be a full-fledged substation, the kiosk will host a small number of officers.

According to the Metropolitan Police Department, the “community interaction kiosk” is meant to “assist in promoting positive visitor experiences with local law enforcement.”

Resorts World President Scott Sibella, Sheriff Joe Lombardo, Metro Capt. Dori Koren and other officials spoke at the event.

“As the newest property on the Las Vegas Strip, Resorts World Las Vegas is a committed community partner,” Sibella said. “This new Community Safety Hub is a great opportunity for visitors, locals and Metro to positively engage one another, and we are hopeful that this kiosk will fulfill the vision as an important community resource that enhances the visitor experience.”

The kiosk will be staffed by officers assigned to Metro’s Strip patrol area, which covers the resort corridor and surrounding area. Although the Strip patrol area is the smallest in terms of surface area in Metro’s jurisdiction, it has the highest population density of any Metro patrol area, according to the department’s website.

Contact Jonah Dylan at jdylan@reviewjournal.com. Follow @TheJonahDylan on Twitter.

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