Vegas Beat Magazine


2020 in Review

Thank goodness we are almost to the end of 2020. Of course, we should always be thankful for any time we are able to have on the right side of the dirt, but my goodness did this year really drain all of us in law enforcement. The year started off with a rather uneventful New Year’s Eve. Read More »

Our Community Cares

A special thanks to Findlay RV for their generous donation to the LVPPA in setting up this beautiful motor home for the officers posted at UMC while Shay was fighting for his life. I hope this is a small reminder that our community overwhelmingly supports all of you in uniform who are protecting all of them. Read More »

Because We Know

Police officers know these truths and so many more, and live with them daily. This is what makes our profession so strong and resilient. Even with the current climate and trends of today, always remember why you volunteered for this noble and honorable profession. Many people choose not to take the path you have taken. You are brave and stronger than most. Read More »

Where Is the Trust?

Trust! What an interesting word. The concept of trust has been around since the beginning of time. You hear it in all walks of life. If you are the quarterback, you have to trust your offensive line to protect you or you have to trust your wide receivers to make you look good, but if your defense does not stop the other team, you don’t stand a chance to win. Read More »

Standing Between Order and Anarchy

Imagine a system where you don’t have the opportunity to defend yourself. Imagine you are accused of an infraction or a crime, and without a hearing, trial or any type of due process, those in charge can determine that you are guilty and should be punished to their liking. Lately we have heard that our system of justice is not fair to everyone, but that the same rights that... Read More »