Annually, the Sheriff’s Protective Association awards eight scholarships to sons and daughters of SPA members. The following are the requirements and guidelines that must be completed by applicants:

  1. Requirements:
    1. Applicant must be the son or daughter of: a current SPA member in good standing and who has been a member for at least one year prior to application date; retired SPA member; or an SPA member who has passed away.
    2. Applicant must enroll for a minimum of twelve (12) credits in an accredited college or university in the State of Nevada within one year of high school graduation date.
    3. Applicant must have maintained at least a 2.5 grade point average through high school.
  2. Guidelines:
    1. Will submit an application from the SPA website.
    2. Obtain a copy of the official High School transcript, including a GPA Summary. (Usually available from High School Counseling Office.) This must include the first semester of the child’s senior year.
    3. Prepare a letter to the SPA Scholarship Committee on why you wish to attend college and outline your goals in life. The letter shall be a minimum of one typewritten page, double-spaced, a maximum of two pages.
    4. Submit the above to the Sheriff’s Protective Association scholarship committee before 3 p.m. on March 8th, 2024.  Letter from student and letter of recommendation can be attached to the on-line application.
  3. Additional Information:
    1. Scholarship winners will be notified prior to May 1st.
    2. All decision of the scholarship committee will be final.
    3. Alternate winners may be picked by the scholarship committee and the scholarship may be awarded to the alternates in the event any of the original winners cannot (or decide not) to accept their scholarship.
    4. Winners must submit a copy of the tuition receipt to the SPA Treasurer for reimbursement before or within one week of the beginning of the school semester or it shall be deemed that they do not wish to receive their scholarship.


Click: To Update your SPA Beneficiary Information! LVMPD additional Beneficiaries information available!

Hello active members!

We have moved to a new platform with the website and have moved to digital forms. That being said we no longer have the ability to retrieve everyone’s beneficiary information. Please, update your information by clicking on the link below.

SPA Beneficiary Form: Beneficiary Designation Form

It is strongly recommended that you annually check all your beneficiary designations to ensure that you have one listed and they are up to date.  I have provided a summary of accounts that you should review.

LVMPD Additional Beneficiaries 

LVMPD’s Final Pay Check Beneficiary – This is updated in Employee Self Service (ESS) in SAP.  Login in to ESS and click on the icon:

“Beneficiary for Final Check”

PERS Survivor

Click: Create PERS Account

Click to update form: PERS Beneficiary Form

Log on to your account with PERS and make sure you have spouse (if applicable) and a Survivor Beneficiary listed.  If not fill out the attached form and email to [email protected]

Do not send to payroll.

LVMPD Life Insurance –TheStandard  Log on to (LVMPD computer only)– Every full-time employee has department purchased life insurance in the amounts of $25,000 Basic Life, $25,000 AD&D, and $25,000 Line of Duty.  You also could have supplemental policies.

Click: Standard Life Insurance – Updating Your Beneficiary

Attached are instructions on how to log in and review/update your beneficiary designation.  If you need assistance call Benefits Section at 702-828-3219/6948/3510 or email [email protected].

LVMPD Deferred Compensation Account (457) – Fidelity – Log on to to view/update your beneficiaries.  If you need assistance with logging into your account contact Fidelity Customer Service at 800-343-0860.

Association Life Insurance – If you are member of PMSA (702-384-2924), PPA (702-702-384-8692), or PPACE (702-702-382-9121) you will want to contact them to ensure your beneficiaries are up to date.

Judy Bleak

Director of Accounting Services


[email protected]