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LVMPD Chaplain Willis Died in Tragic Boating Accident

LVMPD Chaplain Willis Died in Tragic Boating Accident

In July 2018, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Chaplain Steve Willis died in a Tragic Boating Accident in Alaska. Pastor Willis was the Chaplain for LVMPD Convention Center Area Command (CCAC) and proudly represented the LVMPD community. Pastor Willis was on vacation with his wife Sheri. Steve Willis was the Pastor for First Christian Church.

Steve Willis died while attending a Canoe excursion with Alaska X in the Skagway, Alaska area. Alaska X President, Robert Murphy, is a hero from the Las Vegas Shooting.

Sources:
‘So many heroes’: Alaskan gives harrowing account of rescue efforts amid Las Vegas mass shooting: https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/2017/10/04/so-many-heroes-alaskan-gives-harrowing-account-of-rescue-efforts-amid-las-vegas-mass-shooting/

REV. STEVE WILLIS ON LIFE AS A POLICE CHAPLAIN IN VEGAS: http://www.disciplespswr.org/blog/2017/8/1/rev-steve-willis-on-life-as-a-police-chaplain-in-vegas

Las Vegas pastor killed in canoe accident remembered as selfless: https://www.reviewjournal.com/local/local-las-vegas/las-vegas-pastor-killed-in-canoe-accident-remembered-as-selfless/

LVMPD Police Employee Assistance Program (PEAP): https://www.lvmpd.com/en-us/Pages/PoliceEmployeeAssistanceProgram.aspx

Alaska X, Inc. :https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/cbp/main/search/entities

Remembering Steve Willis: https://www.facebook.com/steve.willis.925

One dead following accident on Davidson Glacier River: https://skagwaynews.com/2018/08/15/one-dead-following-accident-on-davidson-glacier-river/

Assembly Must Address Alaska Excursions: https://www.tommorphet.com/2018/09/26/assembly-must-address-alaska-excursions/

To whom it May Concern: https://www.hainesalaska.gov/sites/default/files/fileattachments/borough_assembly/meeting/11472/public_comment_re_ak_ex_-_kris_wright.pdf

Alaska Excursions: https://www.alaskaexcursions.com/our-team/

Alaska Excursions owner appeals permit denial for Glacier Point canoe tour: https://khns.org/alaska-excursions-owner-appeals-permit-denial-for-glacier-point-tour

Borough manager approves Alaska Excursions Glacier Point canoe tour permit: https://khns.org/borough-manager-approves-alaska-excursions-glacier-point-canoe-tour-permit

Safety complaints from former employees pile up against Skagway tour company: https://khns.org/safety-complaints-from-former-employees-pile-up-against-skagway-tour-company

Steve Willis Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgZQz-WVXrc

Wife of local pastor remembers husband’s spirit, service to community: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=10156647197326672

Valley pastor dies when commercial canoe flips in Alaska river: https://www.fox5vegas.com/news/valley-pastor-dies-when-commercial-canoe-flips-in-alaska-river/video_eb09f461-7fdc-5d09-9429-e9151cceda4a.html