Nevada rep recognizes fallen police officer on house floor
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(KTNV) -- Nevada Rep. Joe Heck took time Wednesday on the floor of the House of Representatives to honor Las Vegas police officer David Vanbuskirk, who died recently during a rescue mission.
Vanbuskirk died while rescuing a stranded hiker on Mount Charleston.
Heck called Vanbuskirk a real hero.
Heck has volunteered with Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's search and rescue team for 15 years and worked with Vanbuskirk.