Proposed bill would allow non-citizens to become police officers in Nevada

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The City of North Las Vegas is spearheading a proposal that would allow non-U.S. citizens that live and work in Nevada to ...

January 21, 2023
12:12 PM

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The City of North Las Vegas is spearheading a proposal that would allow non-U.S. citizens that live and work in Nevada to patrol the streets.The city came up with the idea for Assembly Bill 30 when they were trying to find new ways to recruit more police officers.'When we started looking at what the state had done in 2015 for teachers, we said why don't we just do the same thing for police officers?' North Las Vegas director of government affairs Jared Luke said.There are about 140,000 Nevada residents that have legal authorization to work in the U.

Drew Andre