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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

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.

A man looks at a bank of eight computer monitors
People | November 1, 2021

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

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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.

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Campus News | March 19, 2020

University Police Services is ramping up efforts to keep UNLV's people and property safe.

Police Services In The News

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.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
March 3, 2021

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

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
March 3, 2021

UNLV police say they have identified a pattern of auto burglary crimes on campus.

KSNV-TV: News 3
October 29, 2020

Campus police at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas are seeking suspects in connection to a string of golf cart thefts.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
October 29, 2020

University Police services say seven golf carts have been stolen from the University of Nevada Las Vegas main campus.

Recent Police Services Accomplishments

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.…
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…