Togliatti leaving MGM to run Department of Public Safety again

George Togliatti (UNLV photo)
George Togliatti (UNLV photo)

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.

Dana Gentry
Reporter | Dana Gentry is a native Las Vegan and award-winning investigative journalist. She is a graduate of Bishop Gorman High School and holds a Bachelor's degree in Communications from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Gentry began her career in broadcasting as an intern at Channel 8, KLAS-TV. She later became a reporter at Channel 8, working with Las Vegas TV news legends Bob Stoldal and the late Ned Day. Gentry left her reporting job in 1985 to focus on motherhood. She returned to TV news in 2001 to launch "Face to Face with Jon Ralston" and the weekly business programs In Business Las Vegas and Vegas Inc, which she co-anchored with Jeff Gillan. Dana is the mother of four adult children, three cats, three dogs and a cockatoo.


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