Louis Molina leaves Las Vegas Department of Public Safety; named Commissioner of NYC Jails

Less than a year after being unanimously approved by the city council to lead the Las Vegas Department of Public Safety, Louis Molina is heading back to New York. Upon his return he will be mandated by new Mayor Eric Adams to turn around a NYC Jail system plagued with controversy. In confirming Molina's departure Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman reflected on his brief tenure in Nevada while wishing him, "the best of success."


Below is an introduction interview conducted with Chief Molina by Las Vegas Ward 2 Councilwoman Victoria Seaman shortly after he assumed his role with the City of Las Vegas in February of 2021.




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