SERVICES SAFETY Fire
The Henderson Fire Department is a full-service agency
providing fire and rescue operations, emergency
medical services including paramedic treatment and
patient transportation, hazardous materials response,
and fire investigations. In addition to protecting the lives
and property of Henderson’s citizens, the department
offers educational programs for health and safety, fire
prevention and emergency preparedness.
Fire Administration: 702-267-2222
Fire Training Center: 702-267-2280
Get READY! Stay READY!
The Office of Emergency Management’s Get READY!
Stay READY! program is a comprehensive education
and outreach campaign that helps residents prepare for
disasters. Visit cityofhenderson.com/GetReady to access
upcoming events and a variety of instructive videos.
Join the READY Crew
This volunteer-based group teaches residents and
businesses how to Get READY! Stay READY! for
emergencies using presentations and public events
around the city. To join, you must be at least 15 years
old. Contact READY Crew coordinator at 702-267-2273 or
Community Preparedness App
Helps Prepare for Emergencies
Access emergency preparedness tools and information
on your mobile device by downloading the free Southern
Nevada Community Preparedness app from the App
Store for iPhone and Google Play for Android.
Southern Nevada on the Alert
Subscribe to this free emergency notification system
to receive alerts about flash flooding, earthquakes,
hazmat incidents, and other emergencies. You can
choose to receive alerts by text message, email or
voicemail. For more information, visit SoNevada.
Information about events such as open houses and
Henderson Community Expo can be found in this issue’s
Citywide Events pages.
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Explorer Post #2405
Teens and young adults 15-21 years old interested in
a career in the fire service or medical field can join
the explorer program. Explorers meet every Thursday
(excluding holidays) from 4:30-9:30 p.m. at the Henderson
Fire Training Center, 401 Parkson Rd. Enrollment is yearround.
Visit hfdexplorers.com for more information.
Get the latest information via
and on Nextdoor (nextdoor.com).
The Henderson Police Department strives to work with
City of Henderson residents to make our community one
of the safest in the country. The men and women at the
Henderson Police Department take pride in the service
provided to the residents and visitors to our city.
East: 223 Lead St.
Desk officer hours: 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. daily
North: 225 E. Sunset Rd.
Desk officer hours: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday
West: 300 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Desk officer hours: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday
Get It Online
Visit cityofhendeson.com. Click on Government,
Departments, Police, if you want to:
• Register your valuables
• Access traffic accident reports for closed cases
• Make your home safer with Crime Prevention
Through Environmental Design
• File a Henderson Police report for certain crimes
• Access a searchable crime database for reported
crimes in Henderson
•Sign up for Nextdoor, the private social network for your
Henderson Police app for
iPhone & Android
Download an app that allows you to access police
information on the go at cityofhenderson.com. Click on
Government, Departments, Police, HPD Social Media.
Submit tips, access information about animal control,
the jail, view a map of local sex offenders, and research
available HPD positions, among other features.
Henderson Animal Control helps reunite lost pets
with their owners, cares for the animals brought to
the shelter and handles pet adoptions. Staff provide
medical care and vaccinations to cats and dogs at the
shelter and spaying/neutering as well as microchip ID
placement for pets that find a home.
Animal Control officers take part in public safety,
resolving animal and pet issues that are part of
residents’ quality of life. As part of the Henderson
Police Department, the officers respond to concerns
about animal noise and animal sanitation, animals
roaming at large, and dangerous or vicious dogs, and
perform welfare, cruelty and neglect investigations,
animal bite processing, and rabies quarantines.
The William (Bob) Hampton City of Henderson Animal
Care and Control Facility is located at 300 E. Galleria
Dr. Hours are 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (last adoption at
4:30 p.m.), Monday-Saturday. Phone 702-267-4970.
Community Relations Bureau
The bureau offers programs, services and classes
to Henderson residents and businesses. For more
information, contact the bureau at 702-267-5100.
Programs include D.R.E.A.M., Every 15 Minutes, No
More Bullying, and Stranger Danger. Submit a request
online to schedule a program.
Henderson Community Expo is held annually in
October showcasing services and products for
crime prevention, life safety and health. This event is
held in lieu of National Night Out, and C.A.P.T.U.R.E.
(Community Awareness Program Through Utilizing
Residential - electronic - Eyes).
Programs include Crime Prevention Through
Environmental Design, Neighborhood Watch
(introduction and formation), and suggestions for
residents not part of a Neighborhood Watch program.
Get the latest information via Facebook (facebook.
com/HendersonPD), Twitter (twitter.com/
HendersonNVPD, Nextdoor (nextdoor.com), Instagram
(Hendersonpolicedepartment), and our YouTube
Information about events such as Talk Shop With Cops
can be found in the this issue’s Citywide Events pages of