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Police release footage detailing 2015 excessive force incident that led to officer’s indictment

Metro Police Undersheriff Kevin McMahill speaks during a news conference, Tuesday, March 17, 2015, in Las Vegas. McMahill spoke about Metro Officer Richard Scavone, who is being charged with misdemeanor battery after a woman was injured when he confronted her with questions about whether she was loitering for prostitution. “Who

Law enforcement reps outvoted in final recommendations of police-community relations council

The Governor’s Council on Law Enforcement and Community Relations — created after the fatal police shootings of Jamar Clark in Minneapolis and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights — was formed with 15 voting members, split fairly evenly between law enforcement agencies and community groups such as Black Lives Matter and the Minnesota Youth Council. “Law

[09/29/17] Sheriff: Las Vegas police had reasonable suspicion to stop Michael Bennett

Metropolitan Police Department Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Friday that officers had “reasonable suspicion” to stop NFL player Michael Bennett in August after a shooting was reported on the Strip. Bennett, a Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman, attracted national attention after he accused Las Vegas police of using excessive force and

Convicted Crooked Cop Joe Arpaio Revives Birtherism, says He May Run for Office Again [9/30/17]

He promised to restart his investigation into the veracity of President Barack Obama’s birth certificate, suggested he might run for a congressional seat, perhaps the one held by Arizona’s Senator Jeff Flake, and lambasted professional football players for their National Anthem protests, which he called “little Mickey Mouse political games.” Arpaio served