When Sheriff Ken Furlong and the new chief of the Nevada Highway Patrol, Troy Abney, had coffee last month, the sheriff
shared with the chief a vision of more tightly integrated law enforcement in Carson City.The idea is simple: the NHP substation,
currently located on Curry Street, would be moved inside the Sheriff's Office.Chief Abney, who describes himself as
a devil's advocate type, said, "I couldn't make an argument against it. It made too much sense."
Abney is familiar with the concept because of his work in the California Highway Patrol and the NHP station in Incline Village with