The Metropolitan Police Department needs to be more transparent, according to Benjamin Lipman, the Review-Journal’s chief legal officer.
Agencies often use fees to deter the public from gaining access to public records, experts say.
Attorney General Aaron Ford took months longer than other constitutional officers to release calendars of their first five months in office.
The dental board’s former counsel has accused her ex-employer and the attorney general’s office of violating open government laws, including withholding public records.
Nevada Peace Officer Standards and Training is the governing body responsible for the training and certification of police officers in the state.
Clark County will consider paying a $170,000 settlement related to litigation with the Las Vegas Review-Journal over the release of child autopsies.
The Metropolitan Police Department said its Internal Affairs Bureau Accountability Report was no longer produced because it did not suit its business needs.
The Nevada Legislature uses tax dollars to investigate its own lawmakers but blocks the public release of information about the investigations.
The Nevada Supreme Court recently ruled that another law enforcement agency violated state law when it failed to provide records tied to an investigation into an officer.
Commission Chairman Jim Gibson directed County Manager Kevin Schiller to take the lead in shoring up processes for public records requests.
Why is Clark County using outdated court rulings and internal policies to prevent taxpayers from learning about an investigation into a retired official?
The FBI released 600 pages of documents related to its Las Vegas mass shooting investigation, but the names of nearly everyone involved were redacted.
Regent Byron Brooks spent taxpayers’ dollars producing a letter claiming transparency, but he did not return calls to discuss the letter or the actions of universities.
After a video posted to social media showed a CCSD police officer throwing a student to the ground, the RJ requested a copy of the incident report, as well as any prior complaints that had been made against the involved officer.
Today’s installment of “What Are They Hiding?” is a primer that defines a public record and explains how a person who wants public information can go about getting it.