Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 | 2 a.m.
For the first time, Metro Police offered residents a chance to go on a ride-along with a patrol officer from the comforts of social media. Metro Police tweeted updates throughout the night from Officer Jacinto Rivera's car to give followers an idea of a typical night cruising the streets of Las Vegas.
Not all calls were glamorous nor were there any doughnut stops, but there was still plenty of work to be done on Friday night. Here's a look at Metro Police's first-ever social media ride-along: