Vegas Beat Magazine

May/June 2024

Some Important Information From Health and Safety

The following information has been provided directly from Health and Safety. We are currently accepting/approving around 86% of the workers’ compensation claims that come to us. Of the 14% that are denied, the two most common reasons are: (1) There was no “occupational accident” (NRS 616A.030) that arose in the course and scope of employment (NRS 616C.150)... Read More »

Police Week 2024

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation that designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Currently, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, D.C., to participate in a number of planned events that honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. This year,... Read More »

Our Uniform Is Not a Kryptonite Shield

An officer who loses their life in the line of duty is something we all think about on a daily basis. I remember a female officer leaving work one night and heading to her car in the parking garage at CCDC. She was stopped by a guy who wanted information on someone who was in custody. The guy became increasingly hostile, and this officer had her 413, which was in her bag, not visible... Read More »

Know Your PERS Contract

I keep hearing from newer officers that they are being told that they must do 33 or 30 years before they are eligible to retire. They are being told this in the Academy, hearing it from their chain of command and being told this by other senior officers. I am here to set the record straight and inform you that this is completely wrong. Everyone — no matter what PERS contract you... Read More »

The Importance of Supporting Your Police Union’s PAC

As law enforcement officers, you dedicate your lives to protecting and serving your communities. Every day, you face challenges and risks that most cannot comprehend. In your unwavering commitment to upholding the law and ensuring public safety, you deserve a strong voice advocating for your rights and well-being. This is where your police union and its political action committee... Read More »

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