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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Nevada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 17, 2021

U.S. Attorney's Office Recognizes Law Enforcement Partners For Outstanding Contributions To Public Safety And Department Of Justice's Mission

LAS VEGAS – This week, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Nevada recognized nine federal, state, and local law enforcement officers and special agents who went above and beyond in 2021, putting themselves at risk to support the Department of Justice’s mission.

“These awards honor law enforcement’s commitment to maintaining public safety across Nevada,” said Acting U.S. Attorney Christopher Chiou for the District of Nevada. “Each recipient has made a significant impact in our communities, and our office is grateful for the opportunity to work with them.”

The award recipients were honored for their dedication, contributions, and collaboration with the U.S. Attorney’s Office towards reducing violent crime, combatting human trafficking, and preventing fraud. The recipients came from the following law enforcement agencies:

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Henderson Police Department
  • Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
  • U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service
  • U.S. Postal Inspection Service

The U.S. Attorney’s Office thanks all of the recipients, their colleagues, their families, and agency leadership for their continued commitment to promoting public safety.

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Updated December 17, 2021