Nevada Public Radio Listen Live

"All Things Considered"
Facebook Twitter Follow Nevada Public Radio

Support Nevada Public Radio
KNPR's State of Nevada About SON Archives Participate Specials
UPCOMING
Mark Kleiman Talks Marijuana Laws
Gut Feeling: What We Learned From The Hazda About Digestion
Missing Out On A High School Diploma
RECENT
Council Votes For Horse-Drawn Carriages
Utah Keeps 'Utes' As Mascot
The Progressive Bluegrass Sounds Of The Infamous Stringdusters
Why Don't We Know Who's Behind the Kelly Cheating Scandal?
The Good Foods Of Lent
Castro And Patrick Spar Over Immigration
Boycott Las Vegas Say Social Conservatives
How Safe Is Your Food?
Robert Coover And The Return Of The Brunists
Behind The Bundy Ranch Standoff
Can 'Serious' Reading Happen Online?
BASE Jumping: The Allure And The Danger
Lynne Jasames On Why 'It's Okay To Cry'
Tax Advice For The Alternative Economy
The Secret History Of Las Vegas
Anti-Government Protesters Win Round Against BLM
Deal Reached Between North Las Vegas And Labor Unions
Bryan Ferry (Of Roxy Music) Brings His Orchestra To Vegas
Is Tipping Obsolete?
Being Oscar
The Life Cycle Of A Mall

Backlog of Coroner's Inquests
Backlog of Coroner's Inquests

Listen
AIR DATE: July 29, 2011

The coroner's office has a backlog of 14 inquests into police-related shootings.  Thanks to a legal battle, it may not get to those inquests anytime soon.  The inquest process was recently revamped after a series of officer-related shootings, but a recent court challenge filed by three Metro police officers is delaying that process.  The last coroner's inquest was nine months ago, and the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that they might not catch up until 2013.  So what happened?  What led to this delay, and when might families and police next see an inquest process?

GUEST
Brian Haynes, reporter, LVRJ


LINKS
comments powered by Disqus
© 2013 NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO   
Web hosting facilities provided by Switch.