Sheriff of Clark County

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Sheriff of Clark County
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Joe Lombardo

since January 5, 2015
Style The Honorable
Residence Clark County, Nevada, U.S.
Term length Four years, renewable twice
Inaugural holder Charles Corkhill
Formation Lincoln County and Nevada Legislature
Salary $159,201.44 (2015)[1]
Website Office of the Sheriff

Sheriff of Clark County, officially The Sheriff of the County of Clark, is the chief law enforcement officer of Clark County, Nevada. The sheriff heads the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, which has joint jurisdiction within the City of Las Vegas and Clark County. The sheriff is the only elected head law enforcement officer within the city and county, and, as such, is not under the direct control of the city or county government.

The current sheriff is Republican Joe Lombardo, who became sheriff on January 5, 2015.

List of Clark County Sheriffs[edit]


  1. ^ "Multiple records for Joseph Lombardo". Transparent Nevada. Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "The Sheriffs of Clark County". Metropolitan Police Museum Association of Nevada. Retrieved December 19, 2016. 
  3. ^ McCabe, Francis (January 3, 2007). "Gillespie sworn in as sheriff". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Archived from the original on January 29, 2007. Retrieved July 27, 2012. 
  4. ^ Schoenmann, Joe (November 2, 2010). "Democrats keep control of Clark County Commission". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved July 27, 2012. 
  5. ^ Lochhead, Colton (January 5, 2015). "Sheriff Lombardo offers lighthearted laughs in swearing in ceremony". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved December 20, 2016.