Local community groups are sponsoring a forum, “More Trust, a Community Forum with Clark County Sheriff Candidates,” which will be held on Thursday, May 15, 2014. The purpose of the moderated public forum is to provide community residents the opportunity to learn more about the individuals running for the office of Clark County Sheriff. Community residents are interested in learning more about the following issues:
- Budgetary priorities for Metro
- Law enforcement/security concerns
- Use of force policy
- Community policing practices
- Officer recruitment, training, and promotion
During the forum, community groups and members of the general public will be able to ask questions directly of the candidates.
The community forum was organized by the Latino Leadership Council and is being co-sponsored by the Embracing Project, the League of Women Voters of Las Vegas Valley, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP Las Vegas Branch 1111), the Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association (LV NBA), Nevada State College (NSC)’s Department of Social Sciences, Nevada Black Officers Police Association, the Organization of Chinese Americans, and the UNLV Immigration Clinic. The Latino Leadership Council is a coalition of organizations that is addressing issues that affect Latinos in Nevada. The Latino Leadership Council is a coalition of representatives from several groups, including but not limited to America Votes, American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada (ACLU), Latino Decisions, Mi Familia Vota, and the Progessive Leadership Alliance of Nevada (PLAN).
The community forum will be held Thursday, May 15, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Clark County Commission Chambers, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Spanish translation services will be available. For more information, please contact Marco Amaral at firstname.lastname@example.org (702-427-3720) or Dr. Nicholas Natividad at Nicholasnatividad@gmail.com (702-992-2671).