LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — 13 Action News is getting to spend a day inside Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Bureau.
Lieutenant Ray Spencer leads the bureau. He has been with the department since 2002.
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Spencer says violent crime rates in Las Vegas are down 40% in 2019 compared to 2018.
He credits the work of the department's staff as well as the community.
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