Elko City Police Chief Ben Reed has announced his retirement after six years leading the local force. Reed is recommending Captain Tyler Trouten be named to replaced him beginning November. Mayor Reece Keener hosted Chief Reed to talk about law enforcement issues including the recent year end report that found an inordinate amount of sexual assault, domestic violence and other family crime throughout the city. The chief is hiring for a Domestic Violence System Coordinator.
The Great Basin College Veterans Resource Center hosts services, referrals, training and connections for military veterans and their families. The center is active in supporting deployed military as well. Jennifer Koopman is the Center Coordinator, John White is Assistant Coordinator and Matt McCarty is the GBC Foundation