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LVMPD sheriff wants to suspend union agreement

Posted at 11:48 PM, Mar 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-01 02:48:57-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The union representing more than 3,000 Las Vegas police officers told 13 Investigates that Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo wants to temporarily suspend the union's agreement with the department during the current coronavirus pandemic.

The sheriff wants the ability to move officers around from their assigned duties if some officers test positive for COVID-19.

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Currently, the department must give officers 14 days advance notice before moving.

The sheriff does not intend to change pay or benefits during the pandemic.