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University Police Services News

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

Current University Police Services News

Campus News | June 26, 2019

A collection of news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

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Campus News | March 14, 2019

Patrol operations will continue without interruption.

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Campus News | January 22, 2019

Follow UNLV Police Services simple guide so you know what to do in an emergency.

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Campus News | December 6, 2018

Police Services is the central repository for UNLV’s lost & found items. You won’t believe what comes in and what never gets claimed.

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Campus News | October 30, 2018

What one student who is legally blind learned and how her six tips can help anyone stay safe on campus.

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Campus News | October 16, 2018

On Oct. 18, UNLV will participate in an earthquake preparedness drill.

University Police Services In The News

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
August 8, 2019

The Clark County School District, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Las Vegas Metropolitan police departments collaborated during the summer to figure out how to combat school violence, and increase campus safety before the start of the new 2019 school year.

KSNV-TV: News 3
July 26, 2019

University Police Officer Bree Torrey said it was a face she couldn’t forget.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
June 25, 2019

UNLV police is the latest law enforcement agency to start using body-worn cameras. This after it was made a part of Nevada law for all officers to wear body cameras.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
April 4, 2019

Students practice using the university's safety App to report incidents to campus police.

Education Dive
November 20, 2018

A new safety video from Northwestern puts a twist on a familiar format as colleges take big steps to increase awareness and prevention.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
October 29, 2018

UNLV Police Services have two K9s who are trained to sniff out potential explosives.

Recent University Police Services Accomplishments

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. And, UNLV...
October 9, 2015
Denise Murphy, Hobreigh Fischer, (both Police Services), Raegen Pietrucha (Libraries), and Jessica Wilde, who formerly worked for police services, received a Meritorious Unit Citation from the department of police services for their leadership, innovation, teamwork, and dedication in developing and implementing the online registration process for...
February 1, 2014
Sandra Barfield (Police Services) attended the prestigious Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Training Seminar held just outside the nation's capital at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in Alexandria, Va. This seminar is specifically designed for law enforcement executives and 911 emergency center managers and provides attendees a...