Assistant Sheriff Kevin C. McMahill
Kevin C. McMahill has been in policing for over 23 years, with both LVMPD and the Denver, Colorado Police Department. As a Patrol Officer, he focused on training. He was assigned as a Field Training Officer and a member of the Academy Staff.
Upon promotion to Sergeant, he worked in Patrol, the Problem Solving Unit, Internal Affairs, and the Training Academy. When he promoted to Lieutenant, he was assigned to Patrol, Narcotics, Counter-terrorism, and was selected to be the Team Leader of the Saturation Teams.
As a Captain, he led the Bolden Area Command, prior to transferring to the newly created Intelligence Led Policing Bureau.
October of 2011, Kevin was appointed by Sheriff Douglas C. Gillespie as Deputy Chief of the Patrol Division. Kevin was instrumental in expanding the Safe Village Initiative into Sherman Gardens, for which the agency received the Webber-Seavey Award. Under his leadership, the faith-based community-based police partnerships focused on police-community integration programming expanded to all area commands.
Kevin was assigned to the Patrol Division for two years prior to his appointment as Assistant Sheriff assigned to the Homeland Security and Law Enforcement Investigations Group. Kevin continues to be involved in the Intelligence Led Policing efforts of the agency.
Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the Columbia Southern University.
Attended and successfully completed the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Senior
Executives in State and Local Government Program in July 2013.
Creation of the Pre-academy Program
Narcotics Contact Buy Program
Homeland Security Saturation Team
Area Command Intelligence Officers
Leadership Las Vegas Graduate
Served as a Board Member of the School Community Partnership Program
Kevin is a leader of the Annual Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation Klip-It-For-Kidz annual fundraising event.
Kevin is married to Kelly, a Police Lieutenant and they have five children. He and Kelly enjoy being actively involved with their family.