Bolden Area Command
Captain Larry Burns
The Bolden Area Command opened in October 2002, and is named after Retired Deputy Chief Larry C. Bolden. Larry C. Bolden was born in Henderson, Nevada, on February 16, 1937. He began his career with the former Las Vegas Police Department in 1959, promoting to Sergeant in 1965, Lieutenant, Commander, and Deputy Chief. During his tenure, the Las Vegas Police Department and the Clark County Sheriff’s Department consolidated, and created the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department in July of 1973.
Deputy Chief Larry C. Bolden was the first African American in Nevada to rise to that level, and is a founding member of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE). Deputy Chief Larry C. Bolden retired from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department in December 1991, culminating a 32-year law enforcement career. He passed away on April 1, 2000.
Bolden Area Command boundaries are as follows:
North: Lake Mead Boulevard
East: Interstate 15
South: Desert Inn Road West: Jones Boulevard
1851 Stella Lake St.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: (702) 828-3347
(off Martin Luther King just north of Vegas Drive)
Closed for business to the public. Please visit Headquarters campus.