Booking photo for Daniel Kelly.

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Henderson police arrested a suspect connected to a possible sexual abuse case with a minor, according to a release. 

Daniel Kelly, 35, was arrested May 20 in connection with the sexual abuse of a child under 14, Henderson police said.

Kelly is an officer with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. He faces five counts of lewdness with a minor.

This is an open investigation, HPD said.

LVMPD confirmed Kelly joined the department in 2017 and was assigned to Enterprise Area Command Community Policing Division. LVMPD said Kelly was relieved of duty pending the outcome of the investigation.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4750, 3-1-1, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website.

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CCSD employees are held to a higher standard than the rest of the public because of their unique position of authority and responsibility. Legislation has ensured that NV comes down hard on anyone using their position as a sword instead of a shield. It would go a long way toward making connections with citizens if LVMPD shows that they are willing to police their own and establish an air of accountability. We will be monitoring the story.


One bullet per pedophile works.

Ryan Masters

Wait... how is this even possible? I thought "background checks" were the holy grail of ensuring safety... you mean to tell me that they don't work? That even people who pass background checks can commit crimes?


Background checks might not be perfect, but they help. As a law abiding citizen I don't mind.

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