Local law enforcement officials discuss crime, jail population, school resource officers and promote the upcoming, “National Night Out,” event coming to the Elko City Park on Tuesday, August 6th from 5-8 PM. Free admission, hot dogs & hamburgers and a chance to meet emergency rescuers to include fire, police and medical personnel. Elko County Undersheriff Jim Carpenter, City Police Captain Tyler Trouten and Sheriff’s VIPs coordinator Russ Assom were guests for the regular Law Enforcement update.
Elko City Police Chief Tyler Trouten and County Sheriff Aitor Narvaiza discussed enforcement issues surrounding an extended closure of non-essential businesses to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The pair also underscored the need for support of those with mental illness and emphasized social distancing and good hygiene practices. Chief Trouten urged OHV safety in city limits. Sheriff Narvaiza described efforts to identify a homicide victim from the 1990’s, Shaftner Jane. Broadcast Date: 4-30-2020