October 22, 2021
NV – On
Thursday, Oct. 21, Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford hosted the 2021 Law
Enforcement Summit, bringing together members of law enforcement agencies from
around the state and country. The Summit, a partnership between the Nevada
Office of the Attorney General and the United States Secret Service, allowed attendees
to learn from each other and discuss best practices to deal with many of the
issues faced by law enforcement today.
the top law enforcement officer, I swore a sacred oath to serve and protect the
public," said AG Ford. "Every officer also swore a sacred oath
to serve and protect the public, but it is difficult to serve and protect a
public that does not trust us or is afraid of us. We all wear the same badge
and shoulder the same burden to earn the public's trust. We cannot just say the
right thing. We have to do the right thing."
want to thank the U.S. Secret Service for their help in putting on this
important event, and I want to thank all attendees for coming out today to
learn or to share their expertise,” AG Ford continued.
event, held in Reno, was attended by over 100 members of law enforcement both
in-person and virtually at different points during the day.
Summit included presentations on topics relevant to the modern law enforcement
community, including discussions on cybersecurity, violence prevention, the sovereign
citizen movement and acts of terrorism, including the Oct. 1 shooting in Las
Vegas, among others.
(Photo: Nevada Attorney General’s Office,
United States Secret Service and Department of Homeland Security)