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University Police Services News

UNLV Police is open 24 hours and utilizes community policing to engage the campus community.

Current Police Services News

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Campus News | May 2, 2023

The UNLV Support Team helps struggling students find success.

Community members participate in Teen Driver Safety Day.
Campus News | July 18, 2022

A mock crash, 911 audio, emergency response, presentations from a trauma surgeon and fatality team investigators, and more are part of free July 26 event for teen drivers.

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People | November 1, 2021

Current student and full-time dispatcher is the first line of defense when people call University Police Services.

Gregg Maye sitting in a chair
People | April 19, 2021

UNLV's assistant director of emergency management has helped lead UNLV through a yearlong (and counting) crisis.

Portrait of Officer Ryan Willman of UNLV Campus Police Services
People | October 19, 2020

As he patrols campus, police officer Ryan Willman enjoys seeing students and picking up on the energy they project.

Sergeant Toni Summerlin, on patrol during the coronavirus campus closure.
People | May 4, 2020

This police sergeant says she’s touched by the support the UNLV community is showing its campus police force during these unusual times.

Police Services In The News

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
October 26, 2023

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas police announced a campaign on Thursday to keep bicycles and scooters safe on campus, as recent statistics show a rise in property crimes on campus in 2022.

August 28, 2023

University and college students in Southern Nevada returned to school Monday, but there is a shortage of officers who are keeping campuses safe.

KSNV-TV: News 3
April 27, 2023

It’s a population the size of a small town. Roughly 35,000 students and staff make up the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus community, and keeping them safe is a full-time job.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
August 31, 2021

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is hiring.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
March 4, 2021

UNLV Police (UPD) have identified the suspect in a string of auto burglary crimes on the university’s main campus. They say the incidents happened in various parking lots and garages.

March 3, 2021

University Police Services (UPD) says it has identified a pattern of auto burglary crimes on campus.

Recent Police Services Accomplishments

July 3, 2023
Adam Garcia (University Police Services, Southern Command) has been selected to serve on the Nevada Police Foundation Board of Directors. The foundation provides support to law enforcement officers and their families in times of need such as the death of an officer and subsequent assistance to the family, a major medical incident that results in a…
October 25, 2022
Vice president for Public Safety Services and director of University Police Adam Garcia was elected to the executive leadership board of the University and College section of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) at their annual conference held in Dallas, Texas, on October 15-17. More than 16,000 law enforcement professionals…
September 11, 2019
Yuri Graves (Police Services) recently was elected president for Region IX of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM). The region includes Nevada, Arizona, California, Hawaii, and the Pacific Trust Territories, including American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands. He will take the oath of office at the annual IAEM…
August 28, 2019
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.…
March 27, 2019
Stanley Berry (Police Services) graduated from the 275th session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, this month. The academy is considered the most prestigious academy of law enforcement executives in the United States. Its rigorous curriculum attracts law enforcement leaders from around the nation with the goal of improving and…
June 4, 2018
Yuri Graves (Police Services) became president of the Nevada Emergency Preparedness Association (NEPA) on June 1. In that position, he can effect change and cooperation as well as facilitate assistance with emergency management and public safety issues among various Nevada jurisdictions, tribes, and other stakeholders across the state.…