Clark County sheriff candidates weigh in on immigration, gun control

Clark County sheriff candidates weigh in on immigration, gun control

Tim Bedwell, candidate for Clark County Sheriff, is photographed at the Las Vegas Review-Journal offices on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal @Vegas88s Gordon Martines, candidate for Clark County Sheriff, is photographed at the Las Vegas Review-Journal offices on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal @Vegas88s Matt Caldwell, candidate for Clark County Sheriff, is photographed at the Las Vegas Review-Journal offices on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal @Vegas88s Early voting for 2018 Nevada primary begins Saturday Clark County DA election will exclude majority of voters Las Vegas union head’s tweet implies candidate abuses women Public safety is focus of new Clark County budget Three hopefuls for Clark County Sheriff vowed to cooperate with federal immigration officials and laws if elected. Three of the five candidates for the county’s top cop job said they would not let the Las Vegas Valley become a “sanctuary” community at a Thursday night forum held inside a Henderson shooting range. The candidates — former North Las Vegas police officer Tim Bedwell, school police detective Matt Caldwell and former Metropolitan Police Department detective Gordon Martines — took questions from an audience of a few dozen residents, gun enthusiasts and politicians at Green Valley Range, 175 Cassia Way. Sheriff Joe Lombardo and candidate Greg Heiny did not attend the forum. Bedwell said he would defy legislation he believes is unconstitutional, including that which would muddy a sheriff’s ability to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials regarding the detention […]

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