Officer David Vanbuskirk remembered at commission meeting
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The police officer that died last month during the rescue of a hiker on Mount Charleston was honored by Clark County commissioners Tuesday.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's Search and Rescue Officer David Vanbuskirk fell to his death on July 22.
His family attended Tuesday's commission meeting. Congressman Joe Heck was also there. He presented Officer Vanbuskirk's wife with an American flag.
The flag flew over the capitol on July 22, the same day that Vanbuskirk died.
Members of LVMPD's Search and Rescue team were also there.
Congressman Heck also worked with and helped train the 37-year-old officer when he was a member of the team.
The commissioners also presented a proclamation in honor of the Vanbuskirk.