One Dead in Officer-Involved Shooting in Northwest LV

Metro Police shot and killed a suspect this morning in a northwest Las Vegas area apartment who they say lunged at officers aggressively with a knife. Officers arrived about 12:14 a.m. to the 1100 block of South Cimarron Road to investigate reports of a domestic disturbance, according to police. Officers used a public address system from...

Minn. Officer Acquitted in Fatal Shooting of Philando Castile

Jeronimo Yanez shot Philando Castile five times just seconds after Castile informed him he was carrying a gun ST. PAUL, Minn. A Minnesota police officer was acquitted of manslaughter Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, a black motorist whose girlfriend streamed the aftermath live on Facebook. Jeronimo Yanez was also cleared...

Metro Hosting Job Fair; Urgent Need for First Responders

Join us! LVMPD will lead the Law Enforcement and Dynamic Emergency Responders Job Fair this Saturday from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m., at Town Square, 6605 South Las Vegas Boulevard in the courtyard in front of the movie theater. LAS VEGAS (KXNT) Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) has a shortage, and an urgent need for first...

Shooting Highlights Role of Capitol Police

A Capitol Police officer stands guard on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., was shot during a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. Members of the protective detail for Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., are being hailed as heroes Wednesday, shining a spotlight on the...

150 Officers Attend Graduation for Son of Fallen Las Vegas Officer

Daxton Beck, the son of slained Metro Officer Alyn Beck, gathers for photos with Metro Officers following his graduation ceremony at Thomas and Mack in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 10, 2017. Richard Brian Las Vegas Review-Journal About 150 uniformed police officers stood in unison to clap and cheer as 17-year-old Daxton Alyn Beck walked across...

Metro Represents Officer Beck For Sons Graduation

LAS VEGAS (KXNT) It was three years ago when two Metro police officers were shot and killed while eating lunch at a valley pizza restaurant. On June 8, 2014 Officers Alyn Beck and Igor Soldo were tragically killed. On Saturday, June 10, 2017 at noon, just two days after the third anniversary of their deaths, Officer Becks son Daxton...

Retired Sergeant Concerned About Possible Police Scrutiny

LAS VEGAS - Police officers are trained to serve and protect the community, but this week's arrest of a Metro officer for choking a man to death could affect other cops on the beat. The question tonight: will they second-guess their actions? On Thursday, 34 new Metro correction officers graduated. Many could eventually patrol the community...

Remembering Fallen Officers Igor Soldo and Alyn Beck

Today we remember fallen officers Igor Soldo and Alyn Beck, murdered three years ago in a cowardly ambush attack during their lunch break. We also honor civilian Joseph Wilcox who was killed when he heroically tried to intervene to stop the killers. Three wreaths were placed during a ceremony this morning at LVMPD's Northeast Area Command....