KNPR

Clark County Revises Procedures For Investigating Inmate Deaths

There is a change in the way inmate deaths at Clark County jails will be investigated. From now on, the Las Vegas Metro Police Force Investigation Team will take the lead instead of the jail officials. This is the same team that investigates officer-involved shootings. Officials with the department said the change will help standardize internal investigations. This announcement comes on the heels of two inmate deaths this past weekend.

Copyright 2015 KNPR-FM. To see more, visit http://www.knpr.org/.

Support comes from

You won’t find a paywall here. Come as often as you like — we’re not counting. You’ve found a like-minded tribe that cherishes what a free press stands for. If you can spend another couple of minutes making a pledge of as little as $5, you’ll feel like a superhero defending democracy for less than the cost of a month of Netflix.

More Stories

KNPR
KNPR's State of Nevada