1.  For the purpose of the administration and enforcement of the provisions of chapter 205 of NRS involving a crime against the property of a gaming licensee, or chapter 462, 463, 463B, 464 or 465 of NRS, the members of the Nevada Gaming Control Board and the Nevada Gaming Commission and those agents of the Board whose duties include the enforcement, or the investigation of suspected violations, of statutes or regulations, have the powers of a peace officer.

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes 289.360

  • Peace officer: means any person upon whom some or all of the powers of a peace officer are conferred pursuant to NRS 289. See Nevada Revised Statutes 289.010
  • person: means a natural person, any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity including, but not limited to, a corporation, partnership, association, trust or unincorporated organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.039

2.  An agent of the Nevada Gaming Control Board whose duties include the enforcement, or the investigation of suspected violations, of statutes or regulations, and who has been certified by the Peace Officers’ Standards and Training Commission, also has the powers of a peace officer when, during the performance of those duties:

(a) A felony, gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor is committed or attempted in the agent’s presence; or

(b) The agent is given reasonable cause to believe that a person has committed a felony or gross misdemeanor outside of the agent’s presence.

3.  For the purpose of protecting members of the Nevada Gaming Control Board and of the Nevada Gaming Commission and their families and property, and providing security at meetings of the Board and of the Commission, an agent of the Board whose duties include the enforcement of statutes or regulations has the powers of a peace officer.