Local statements regarding Boston Marathon explosions
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The Nevada Department of Public Safety sent out a statement on Monday, which said the DPS and all law enforcement agencies statewide take all direct and indirect threats very seriously and will continue to be proactive with security and enforcement strategies.
As a precautionary measure, the DPS is collaborating with federal officials to monitor and implement additional safety efforts after Monday's tragic event in Boston.
Statement from Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval:
"Kathleen and I were deeply saddened to learn of the tragic explosions at Monday's Boston Marathon. We wish to extend our thoughts and prayers to those injured and killed Monday and their families. To the first responders who immediately stepped forward, thank you for your selfless service. Nevada will continue to keep those affected in our prayers."
Statement from Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman:
"I am distressed and saddened at the events in Boston Monday. We send our sincerest sympathies to those who have lost loved ones and we send our best wishes for the return of good health to those who have been injured. The City of Las Vegas is part of the federal Emergency Management Assistance Compact, and will assist the people of Boston if called upon."
Statement from the American Red Cross:
"Our hearts go out to all those in Boston dealing with this tragedy and our thoughts are with all of those injured. The Red Cross has sent out more than 100 additional blood products to several Boston area hospitals to help meet patient needs. Thanks to the generosity of volunteer blood donors, there is currently enough blood on the shelves to meet demand."