Vegas Beat Magazine


Sheriff Gillespie

Best Wishes in Retirement to Sheriff Gillespie

Please join me in wishing our outgoing Sheriff, Doug Gillespie, much health and happiness in his retirement. Sheriff Gillespie joined the force in 1980. Before becoming our Sheriff, he served in patrol, Field Training, SWAT, K-9, and Special Events, as well as at the Academy. Read More »

Issues in Your Tissues

As law enforcement officers, you have mastered multiple aspects of a job that most people cannot begin to comprehend. When I teach yoga, my students often ask me what the most stressful part of my police job is. Usually I have to pause and think of the most eloquent way to articulate that every single facet of my job creates some form of stress. Read More »

Marla Stevens

Fit for Duty: Marla Stevens

My entire family has always been involved in rodeo. My dad rode bulls and bareback horses and also roped. My mom ran barrels her entire life and still runs now at 62 years old. My husband also competes and has a background in roping, ranch sorting and riding bareback horses. Read More »

To Be or Not to Be…a Member

I would like to discuss whether an officer should or should not be a member of the LVPPA. Since coming to the LVPPA last August, I have had a couple of incidents with officers who were involved, one way or another, in an incident where representation would be beneficial. Read More »


Photos with Santa

Everyone had a wonderful time when Santa came to visit the PPA on December 20! We had a really great turnout and plan on making this a regular holiday event. Read More »