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Nevada to Consider Bill Allowing Noncitizens to Serve on Police Forces

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Nevada to consider bill allowing noncitizens to serve on police forces amid staffing shortages

Green card holders, DACA recipients would be eligible to become police officers if Assembly Bill 30 passes

By Jon Brown | Fox News January 25, 2023:

Nevada is considering a bill that would allow noncitizens who live in the state and pass a background check to serve as police officers amid staffing shortages.

Assembly Bill 30, which is sponsored by the Assembly Committee on Government Affairs, will be considered during the next session of the Nevada Assembly.

If passed and signed by Republican Gov. Joe Lombardo, a former sheriff, the bill would make approximately 140,000 green card holders and up to 15,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients in the state eligible to attend police academy and join police forces in the state.

AB 30 was filed in November on behalf of the City of North Las Vegas, which became the first city in the state to permit noncitizens to enroll in their youth explorers program for young people interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement, according to local affiliate FOX5.

FOX5 noted that the ranks of participants in the youth explorers program have swelled since it was opened to noncitizens.

“There’s a crisis right now going on nationally,” Jared Luke, who serves as the city’s director of government affairs and economic development, told the Las Vegas Review-Journal. “It’s not just a Nevada thing, it’s not just a North Las Vegas thing, where recruiting numbers for police officers and police departments nationally have fallen.”

Luke explained to the outlet that the bill emerged from a desire to expand the recruiting pool for law enforcement, noting that potential officers would still be subject to physical standards and rigorous background checks….

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