A Lifetime of Service
PK ran for the State Assembly in 2014 and served during the 78th Session. He worked to enhance crimes against the elderly, decrease the cost of public school construction, and allow law enforcement to use improved technology.
During this last session, he sponsored four bills that ultimately passed. Those bills were focused on mental health (AB315), Veterans (AB316), increasing tourism opportunities (AB270), and decreasing government red tape and taxes (AB414).
PK has been married to Nancy O’Neill for over 20 years, a retired social worker with the Division of Child and Family Services. They are empty-nesters with four adult children and six grandchildren. Together they enjoy traveling to visit with their children, touring the country and volunteering with their Church and social organizations.
A Career in Law Enforcement
PK O’Neill has been protecting Carson City for over 40 years between his law enforcement career and time at the Nevada State legislature.
- Retired as a Division Chief at the Nevada Department of Public Safety.
- Consulted for the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the FBI
- Helped develop and deploy the National Law Enforcement Data Exchange to criminal justice agencies across the country.
- Worked with various private companies and governmental agencies to better their business practices with regard to Information Technology applications where he identified problem areas, analyzed data and developed solutions.