Assemblyman Tom Roberts

Co-Deputy Minority Floor Leader – South
Party: Republican

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2019-2021 (first elected November 2018)—two regular and two special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Growth and Infrastructure; Revenue; Ways and Means
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Growth and Infrastructure; Judiciary; Legislative Operations and Elections
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Committee to Conduct an Interim Study of Issues Relating to Pretrial Release of Defendants in Criminal Cases; Nevada Commission on Homeland Security

Other Public Service

  • Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Police Officer, August 1993 - January 2018
  • United States Air Force, Law Enforcement Specialist, April 1984 - August 1993

Honors and Awards

  • Unit Exemplary Service Award, Las Vegas Policing Alliance for Safe Schools Project, 2015
  • Unit Medal of Valor, Gold Butte Bureau of Land Management Incident, 2014
  • Unit Exemplary Service Award, Community Oriented Policing Services and CNA Corporation, Collaborative Reform Model, 2014
  • Unit Community Service Award, Shield of HOPE, Faith-Based Policing Initiative, 2013
  • Unit Exemplary Service Award, Budget Reduction Task Force, 2010
  • Unit Medal of Valor, SWAT, Hostage Negotiator, 2004 and 2005


  • Southern Nevada Law Enforcement Foundation, Board Member, 2016–current
  • Police Executive Research Forum, Member, 2014–current
  • Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Foundation, Board Member and President, 2013–current
  • Veterans Tribute Career & Technical Academy Advisory Board, Member, 2010–current
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police, Member, 2007–current


  • Community College of the Air Force, Associate of Applied Science, Criminal Justice, 1993
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Education, B.S. , 1999
  • University of Oklahoma, Master of Human Relations, 2016
  • Major City Chief's Police Executive Leadership Institute III, 2016
  • Harvard Kennedy School Executive Leaders in State and Local Government, 2017


Occupation: Retired Assistant Sheriff, Law Enforcement and Leadership Consultant
Recreation: Running, weight training, biking, hiking
Born: 1964, Memphis, Tennessee
Spouse: Maria
Children: Ryan, Brendan