Publication Date: May 2022
Author: Dielle T. Telada, Caitlin J. Saladino, William E. Brown, Jr.
Abstract: Due to overcrowding, inadequate healthcare, systemic neglect, and violence in U.S. carceral (i.e. jails or prisons) and immigration detention centers, these facilities are a hot spot for the spread of COVID-19. In March 2020, the UCLA Law “Covid Behind Bars Data Project” began…
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Budget Review, Fiscal Years 2018-2021
Publication Date: August 2021
Author: Olivia K. Cheche, Elia Del Carmen Solano-Patricio, Caitlin J. Saladino, William E. Brown, Jr.
Abstract: The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s (LVMPD) annual budget increased every fiscal year (FY) from 2018 to 2021. Using data provided by the LVMPD’s final budget reports for FY 2018 to 2021, this Fact Sheet details LVMPD funding increases and…
Police Shootings in the Mountain West, 2015 - 2021
Publication Date: April 2021
Author: Elia Del Carmen Solano-Patricio, Madison Frazee-Bench, Caitlin J. Saladino, William E. Brown, Jr.
Abstract: The Washington Post publishes and regularly updates a dataset regarding the use of deadly force by police since 2015. This fact sheet extracts data for each state in the Mountain West (Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah), and…
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Activity Report, 2020
Publication Date: January 2021
Author: Olivia K. Cheche, Caitlin J. Saladino, William E. Brown, Jr.
Abstract: This fact sheet synthesizes data on the types of calls that the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) responded to between January 1st, 2020 and December 26th, 2020. Data from the weekly statistical activity report published by the LVMPD are included. This fact sheet…
Publication Date: June 2020
Author: Madison Frazee-Bench, Yanneli Llamas, Elia Del Carmen Solano-Patricio, Caitlin J. Saladino, William E. Brown, Jr.
Abstract: Between 2013 and 2019, 7,669 people were killed by police officers across the United States. Using data compiled by Mapping Police Violence, a non-profit research and advocacy project tracking incidents of police violence…
Criminal Arrests in Clark County, Nevada, by Jurisdiction 2006-2016
Publication Date: 2019
Author: Elia Del Carmen Solano-Patricio, Caitlin Saladino, William E. Brown
Abstract: Criminal arrests in Southern Nevada are on a downward trend. Despite a record-setting influx in population across the Las Vegas Valley and the surrounding metro area, officers in each of Clark County’s police jurisdictions arrest fewer people every year. The present study utilizes the…