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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

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Campus News | March 19, 2020

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

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Campus News | December 2, 2019

Don't hesitate to ask for help to stay safe.

Police Services Assistant Chief Tod Miller poses in front of his cruiser on UNLV's campus.
People | November 12, 2019

UNLV’s new assistant police chief discusses his time in the Marine Corps, his 25-year public safety career, and the winter “anthrax” he endured in Northern Nevada.

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.

University Police Services In The News

KSNV-TV: News 3
December 4, 2019

Two Nevada universities are reporting an uptick of sexual, domestic, and dating violence over the past two years.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
December 4, 2019

More UNLV students reported crimes of rape and sexual or domestic violence, and university officials attribute the sudden spike to a greater willingness of victims to report crimes.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 31, 2019

Two more restaurants have been announced for The You at University Gateway, a new housing and retail complex on Maryland Parkway across from UNLV.

October 30, 2019

University police in the Las Vegas valley have been awarded a grant for more than $12,000. The money is meant to upgrade safety near UNLV and CSN.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 23, 2019

UNLV students confronted administrators Tuesday over the university’s response to a shooting threat discovered in a bathroom stall on campus on Oct. 10.

Coyote Student News
October 18, 2019

Police presence increased on the College of Southern Nevada campuses due to new policing initiatives.

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...