Extra preparation in place for New Year’s weekend in Las Vegas


Thousands in the Las Vegas valley are about 48 hours away from saying “so long” to 2017, but before that, it’s all about preparation.

Federal and local officials are working together to keep both locals and tourists safe this New Year’s Eve. More than 1,500 police officers have been deployed to man this weekend’s festivities. 

8 News NOW Reporter Shakala Alvaranga has a look at the extra safety measures in place.

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