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Is Everyone Entitled to Bail in Nevada?

  Whether you’ve been arrested under NRS 200.280 for mayhem or for violating NRS 200.380 for robbery, you’re probably wondering what to do next. You’re in police custody and you can’t help but think about how to get back home as quickly as possible. In Nevada most people are able to get out of police…

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The Dangers of Unlawful Use of a Hotel Key Card

Las Vegas has millions of hotel rooms. To access one of those rooms, it’s necessary to have a key card. Unfortunately, it’s easy for people to lose track of these cards while they are gambling, shopping and enjoying all of the entertainment that the city offers. That means that the wrong person can get possession…

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Fraternal Order of Police

An Inside Look at the Fraternal Order of Police  The Fraternal Order of Police is a longstanding organization comprised of sworn law enforcement officers. Las Vegas is home to Lodge 1, which holds meetings on the first Saturday of every month at their location on Gragson Avenue. This lodge is operated by a board of…

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Identity Theft in Las Vegas

Identity Theft a Growing Concern for Vegas Tourists Travelers to Vegas are often just as concerned about the possibility of identity theft as they are hotel or flight cancellations. Opportunities for identity theft abound on the strip, but here are a few tips vacationers can practice to reduce their odds of being taken advantage of.…

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Who Are the Most Wanted in Las Vegas?

Keeping up with Most Wanted Suspects in Vegas The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department wants help from the public in apprehending wanted fugitives. In order to make it easier to locate these fugitives, they have set up a webpage with details about the suspects they are looking for. Visitors to the site can check the…

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An Assault now Ruled a Homicide

October 2011 Beating now Ruled a Homicide A Las Vegas crime victim who was beaten in October 2011 has died as a result of his injuries. Police say that Nathaniel Young, 57, passed away on April 23 after suffering for a year and a half with head injuries. Those injuries were the result of a…

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Do Offenders Tend to Return to Prison?

Recidivism is a national problem, with approximately 40 percent of all offenders returning to prison within three years after being released. In Nevada, the recidivism rate is much lower than the rest of the country; however, some claim this figure is misleading because of the high number of out-of-state inmates incarcerated here. Approximately 28 percent…

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Innocent On Death Row?

Although there are several groups that oppose the death penalty, one of them has more reasons for doing so than any other. That group is called Witness to Innocence, and it is comprised solely of individuals who have been exonerated from death row in the United States. In all, there are more than 140 exonerees…

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Improper DNA Handling Can Create Guilty Verdicts…

Many people believe the validity of DNA when it comes to determining the perpetrator of a crime. But what if that evidence were tainted or worse yet, planted at the scene by the real criminal in order to frame an innocent person? The results of a study performed in 2009 show these scenarios are entirely…

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Peaceful Protest Ends With Arrests for Several Vegas People

Annual Protest ends with Eight Arrests The annual Sacred Peace Walk began in 2010 by the Nevada Desert Experience, a non-profit group whose mission is to “stop testing, development and use of nuclear and other weapons systems…” The Sacred Peace Walk was held this year on Easter weekend, and resulted in a few arrests outside…

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