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  • Phone Solicitations for Donations to First Responders not Endorsed by Reno Police

    Over the last several weeks, Reno Police have received several inquiries from concerned citizens wanting to confirm phone solicitors claiming to have ties to law enforcement.

    10/31/2017 4:30 PM

  • Halloween safety tips from the Reno Police Department

    Halloween is an exciting night of the year for young children, but it is also a time for parents to be extra vigilant for potential safety hazards. The Reno Police Department wants everyone to have a happy, fun, and safe Halloween by following these safety tips:

    10/30/2017 3:00 PM

  • City of Reno releases final statistics for the Zombie Pub Crawl

    On Saturday, October 21, 2017 downtown Reno held the 10th annual Zombie crawl, filling the Downtown core with a host of zombies and many other Halloween characters patronizing businesses for the Reno Zombie Crawl.

    10/23/2017 8:45 AM

  • City of Reno responds to safety concerns related to horse activity in south Reno

    Since October 1, 2017, four horses have been struck by vehicles and killed in the area of Veterans Parkway and Rio Wrangler Parkway. To address public safety concerns, in the last week the City of Reno has set up four mobile message boards in the area advising motorists to travel 35 MPH.

    10/17/2017 3:55 PM

  • Reno Police Remind Drivers to “Slow Down”

    In an effort to save lives, the Reno Police Department is reminding motorists to s-l-o-w d-o-w-n. As part of Joining Forces, a statewide high visibility enforcement program, Reno Police will be partnering with other law enforcement agencies throughout Nevada...

    10/16/2017 9:00 AM

  • Reno Police make Numerous Arrests During 2 Week DUI Joining Forces Campaign, and were Awarded Several Safety Grants for 2018

    From September 1, 2017, through September 15, 2017, Reno Police Officers joined forces with other Northern Nevada Law Enforcement agencies that were out actively looking for impaired drivers.

    10/04/2017 5:00 PM

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    Reno Fire and Police go pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    The Reno Fire Department (RFD) and Reno Police Department (RPD) will again be supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month during October 2017. RFD and RPD are selling custom pink shirts to the public, with the proceeds benefiting Moms on the Run.

    10/03/2017 11:27 AM

  • City of Reno statement regarding Las Vegas shooting

    On behalf of the Reno City Council, Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve has issued the following statement regarding the Las Vegas shooting. The Reno Police Department has also issued a statement, with updated information. The Reno Arch will go dark tonight, October 2, 2017, to honor the victims.

    10/02/2017 11:45 AM

  • Final Statistics for Street Vibrations 2017

    Street Vibrations fall rally has once again roared through the valley bringing thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts to the area to enjoy the scenic beauty only Northern Nevada can offer.

    10/01/2017 1:00 PM

  • Northern Nevada Law Enforcement Agencies Partner with Local Community Leaders to Discuss Immigration & Refugee Reform

    On Wednesday September 27, 2017 executives with Northern Nevada Law Enforcement agencies will join Reno City Councilman Oscar Delgado, and Assemblyman Edgar Flores, to discuss in an open community forum, immigration issues facing our community. The purpose of this forum is to bring the community together to discuss topics related to immigration and refugee reform in our community. This event was organized by Dr. Cesar Minera, Pastor for Palabra de Vida Church, and Dr. Carina Black, director of the Northern Nevada International Center.

    09/22/2017 8:18 AM

  • Reno Police Offer Safety Tips Related to Recent Suspicious Incidents

    The Reno Police Department has become aware of several instances in the Reno/Sparks area over the last month in which women reported being followed by suspicious subjects. Some of these women reported being with their children at the time of the incident. The specific circumstances, dates, times, and descriptions vary.

    09/22/2017 8:15 AM

  • 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

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