The popularity that is growing of Vegas’ downtown Fremont Street area has required more police presence also. (Image: lasvegastours.onboardtours.com)
As Las Vegas continues to jump back through the downturn in the economy, with the Strip posting its fifth annual revenue boost in a row, Sin City’s Fremont Street area downtown is experiencing a renaissance as well. In fact, the regeneration that is recent of Street and its environs is attracting plenty visitors, Metro Police are being forced to rethink how they police the complete city of Las Vegas.
‘ We had been really focused on nevada Boulevard [the Strip] for several years because that’s where we had been seeing the infusion of men and women,’ Sheriff Doug Gillespie told Metro’s Fiscal Affairs Committee this week. ‘ nevertheless the dynamics have actually changed downtown. Now a whole lot more individuals are attempting to come downtown on a more regular foundation.’
It isn’t just that the individuals are coming there in droves; the nature that is very of tourism has changed, too. While the area surrounding ‘Glitter Gulch,’ as it used to be understood back in Elvis’s day, was once a small rough across the sides, it is now being a hub of art and culture. Bail bondsmen and pawnbrokers have already been at the very least somewhat changed with galleries and vintage clothing shops, as well pubs, clubs and restaurants.
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