For the first time in six years, Metro Police opened a new area command to better serve neighborhoods in the west valley.
Sheriff Joe Lombardo called it a momentous occasion that will help keep the Spring Valley community safe. It's located at Sahara Avenue and Durango Drive.
Not only will it mean more services available for the public, it will mean more officers patrolling the streets. And that's welcome news to some residents.
"I had my house broken into twice," said Mike Medenica, a Spring Valley homeowner." "I had the locks changed twice."
Weeks after buying his home, Medenica became the victim of a crime. Both times, he filed police reports with the Enterprise Area Command, which was the nearest police station to his home. Nothing was ever resolved.
"From what I heard from them, they get 4,000 complaints a day from people in Vegas so they're busy all the time," he said... Read More