Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-06-02 23:30:00 –
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department released its first ever accountability report on internal issues on Wednesday.
This report contains complaints, fraud, findings and disciplinary action for the two years 2018 and 2019.
“This is the most detailed and comprehensive report of its kind ever published by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. It is all aspects of government agencies, including alleged employee misconduct. It is part of the ministry’s ongoing commitment to promoting transparency, accountability and reform, “said the statement.
According to reports, disciplinary action is rarely taken as a result of these reports. In 2018, the agency recorded 2,421 complaints and in 2019, 2,096 complaints. Document contact with citizens in customer service disputes. “
Of the complaints, 34% were formally investigated in 2019.
The report shows that, for a cumulative total of both years, officers have received 239 written warnings, 124 suspensions, 15 dismissals, 22 dismissals or dismissals, and 3 disciplinary actions. .. No officer was demoted as a result of a complaint in any of the years.
As of the date of the report, 2,384 police officers, or 73%, are wearing cameras. Executives activated them in about 90% of the time until 2019.
The highest number of continuous reports was for wearing camera violations, with 95 cases, 82% of which continued. The details of these specific violations were not immediately known.
According to the report, the 21 employees arrested in 2019 include two arrests for drunk driving, assault, traffic violations, obstruction of arrest, and obscene or obscene charges.
Read the full report below::
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