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  • Pedestrian Safety Campaign leads to Numerous Citations by Reno Police

    On Friday September 8, 2017, officers with the Reno Police Department and UNR Police conducted a pedestrian safety campaign in downtown Reno, Mid-Town as well as UNR, which resulted in 49 people being issued citations related to pedestrian safety. The citations that were issued included drivers being cited for not yielding to pedestrians in crosswalks, distracted driving, and pedestrians being cited for jaywalking.

    09/11/2017 3:44 PM

  • Traffic Restrictions for South Reno During Presidential Visit

    On Wednesday, August 23, 2017, the Reno Police Department will be working with several city and local law enforcement agencies to temporarily restrict traffic for President Trump’s visit to South Reno. The temporary street closures will be in place to ensure the safety of citizens attending the event, and those planning on traveling in the area of the Reno/Sparks Convention Center.

    08/22/2017 1:00 PM

  • Reno and UNR Police Offer Free Bicycle Registration

    With local schools and universities returning back to school, the Reno Police Department and the University of Nevada Reno Police have seen an increase in bicycle thefts. Unfortunately when most bicycles get stolen and recovered, the owners of the stolen bikes never get them back due to not knowing who owns the bike.

    08/21/2017 4:08 PM

  • Statement regarding President Trump's visit to Reno

    Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve has issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s visit to Reno next week:

    08/18/2017 2:20 PM

  • Final statistics for Hot August Nights 2017

    Hot August Nights (HAN) has once again rolled through the City bringing thousands of people together to enjoy classic cars and rock-n-roll. The Reno Police Department increased staffing during the event to ensure the safety and security of the community and the event participants.

    08/14/2017 8:38 AM

  • Reno Police Preparing for Another Busy Hot August Nights

    Wednesday August 9, 2017 kicks off the 31st Hot August Nights event in Reno and the Reno Police Department is anticipating a busy, fun-filled event for our community and tourists visiting the area. In preparation for the event, the Reno Police Department wants to remind everyone planning on going downtown or visiting venues outside of the downtown area of some travel and safety tips.

    08/08/2017 2:37 PM

  • Reno Police make Numerous Arrests During 2 Week DUI Joining Forces Campaign

    From June 20, 2017 until July 14, 2017, seventeen Reno Police Officers joined forces with other Northern Nevada Law Enforcement agencies that were out actively looking for impaired drivers. Over the two week campaign, 33 people were arrested by Reno Officers for suspicion of driving under the influence of either drugs or alcohol. Officers also issued 76 traffic related citations, and gave over 100 warnings to drivers in the Reno area.

    07/26/2017 4:13 PM

  • Reno Police Provide Free Training to Property owners/Managers of Multi-housing Properties to Prevent Drug and Illegal Activities

    On Thursday, July 27, 2017 Community Action Officers with the Reno Police Department will be providing free training to owners and/or property managers of multi-housing units in the City of Reno as part of the national Crime Free Multi-Housing Program.

    07/25/2017 3:59 PM

  • Recent Reno Police Graffiti Case Convictions Bring Severe Penalties

    The City of Reno and the Reno Police Department is committed to tracking, apprehending and prosecuting graffiti vandals in our area. Two defendants who were apprehended by Reno Police Departments Graffiti Detectives and prosecuted by the Washoe County District Attorney’s Office were recently found guilty of graffiti.

    07/13/2017 4:35 PM

  • Reno Police see Increase in Burglaries when Residents Leave Garage Doors Open

    With hot summer temperatures in the forecast for the next several weeks, some residence in Northern Nevada are tempted to leave their garage doors open and unattended to keep their garage ventilated. Unfortunately criminals know this and Reno PD has had an increase in reports of items being stolen from garages in our area.

    07/10/2017 4:28 PM

  • 23 People Arrested for Suspicion of DUI over Extended 4th of July Weekend

    The night of June 30th, 2017 began the extended 4th of July weekend for many within Reno and Northern Nevada. Over the past 5 days, the Reno Police Department arrested 23 people for suspicion of driving under the influence of either drugs or alcohol. Of the arrests made by Reno PD from June 30th to July 4th, 19 people were arrested for DUI alcohol, 3 were for suspicion of DUI with Marijuana, and 1 was for suspicion of Methamphetamine. Two of the people arrested were involved in crashes which did not result in any major injuries being reported.

    07/05/2017 3:20 PM

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