Officer Alyn Ronnie Beck joined the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on August 21, 2001 and served in the Patrol Division as well as several training assignments. Officer Beck became a Field Training officer in 2006 and continued his passion to train by becoming an Academy Training Instructor in 2007. He was renowned by those he trained as a tough and tenacious instructor in defensive tactics, MACTAC and strength training. In 2014, he returned to the Patrol Division serving in the Northeast Area Command while he advanced through the promotional process to become a sergeant. On June 8, 2014 Officer Beck and his partner Officer Igor Soldo were ambushed and fatally wounded by two armed suspects. Officer Beck was 41.