Gov. Steve Sisolak today appointed longtime law enforcement and casino veteran George Togliatti to run the Department of Public Safety, a position Togliatti held from January 8, 2004 through January of 2007, under Gov. Kenny Guinn.
Togliatti has been a Vice President at MGM Resorts International since 2007, according to his LinkedIn profile.
“George has a long, distinguished career in public safety and the respect of Nevada’s law enforcement. I know he will be an incredible asset to the department and am excited to have him as part of my team.”
Togliatti served 23 years with the FBI, where he headed up the bureau’s organized crime unit.
The Department of Public Safety is responsible for Parole and Probation, the Highway Patrol, Emergency Management, Homeland Security and the Division of Investigations.