Honors: Richard Dohme, William Newman, Paul Velez, Manual Sigarroa, Ghessan Istefan, Stephanie Loffredo, William Singletary, Diane Cowgill, Mark Sakurada, and Adriana Miranda

Richard Dohme, William Newman, Paul Velez, Manual Sigarroa, Ghessan Istefan, Stephanie Loffredo, William Singletary, Diane Cowgill, Mark Sakurada, and Adriana Miranda (all Police Services) recently received Exemplary Service Awards from Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo for their work during the mass shooting that occurred in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2017.

On that date, Las Vegas experienced the worst mass shooting in modern American history when a gunman opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest Festival. Members of the former UNLV Police Department responded to assist, with a simple goal: to provide a safe haven to those seeking refuge and to maintain security. Each of the employees who received the award is to be commended for their professionalism and compassion toward those effected by this event.

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