The report was compiled from all misconduct allegations made in 2018 and 2019 against the Metropolitan Police Department’s rank-and-file officers and civilian employees.
Rio Lacanlale, whose work for the Review-Journal ranges from crime reports to video storytelling, joined the newspaper in October 2016. Before that, the UNLV broadcast journalism graduate contributed to newsrooms in central Italy and Washington, D.C. Rio is also a passionate traveler who enjoys living out of a backpack for months at a time.
A year ago on Tuesday, Jorge Gomez was shot and killed by Las Vegas police while armed with multiple guns during a Black Lives Matter demonstration. He was 25.
The former maintenance worker, who was terminated after his arrest in July 2019, faced the possibility of life in prison had he been convicted of sexual assault.
A study showed that up to 40 percent of domestic violence victims stayed in abusive situations rather than leave their pets behind, yet only 17 percent of U.S. shelters allow pets.
The armed protester was shot and killed last year on the third straight night of major demonstrations in Las Vegas prompted by the May 2020 murder of George Floyd.
The investigation began after the officer changed his Facebook profile photo to a shot of himself outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the day of the four-hour riot.
The prominent Southern California real estate agent initially was charged with two counts of sexual assault and faced the possibility of life in prison if convicted.
Records show that the matter initially was reported to Las Vegas police as an “assault/battery.” The officer resigned from the department nine months later.
The officer joined the Metropolitan Police Department in 2014 and had been involved in at least two police killings before the fatal shooting of the Black Lives Matter protester.
Marcel and Patricia Chappuis originally faced 45 counts each of child abuse or neglect — a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison.
A public review of evidence in the fatal police shooting of Jorge Gomez, a Black Lives Matter protester, concluded Friday after several hours of testimony.
The fact-finding review, which is required by Clark County ordinance, was adopted in 2013. But what is a fact-finding review? And why are they held?
Detectives in Los Angeles have launched their own investigation into a prominent real estate agent after Las Vegas police unearthed a series of rape allegations spanning more than a decade.
In September, a woman accused a California real estate agent of raping her in Las Vegas. Now, police say, more women have come forward with allegations.