Lieutenant Branden Clarkson has been a member of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department for the past 13 years. His experience includes Supervisor of the Field Training Program, Detective Sergeant of the Gang Crimes Bureau, Sergeant of the Office of Community Engagement (OCE)which he helped create, Sergeant of the Multi Assault Counter Terrorism Action Capabilities (MACTAC) Section, Watch Commander, and his most recent assignment as Lieutenant in K-9.
The groundwork laid by Lt. Clarkson helped LVMPD’s OCE be recognized by both law enforcement and the media as a refreshing approach to dealing with some of the most controversial community issues.
While assigned to the Organizational Development Bureau Multi Assault Counter Terrorism Action Capabilities Section, Lt. Clarkson coordinated training with first responder agencies of the Las Vegas Valley. That training was essential in the law enforcement response to the 1 October shooting at the Route 91 concert.