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Henderson Police

About Us

Corrections Lieutenant Cheryl Angell

Office Telephone: (702) 267-4600
Office Fax: (702) 267-4601


Lieutenant Angell was born in New York but considers herself a Nevada native as she moved to the Las Vegas Valley in 1981.  An athlete and honors student, she graduated high school with honors and received her Bachelorís Degree in Criminal Justice from UNLV in 1993.

Law Enforcement History

Lieutenant Angell was hired as a Corrections Officer in May of 1994 when the average daily population was minimal.  During this timeframe the Detention Center was undergoing an expansion to a larger facility which was completed in October of 1994.  She was promoted to Sergeant in 1996 and ultimately promoted to Operations Lieutenant in June of 2000.  As an operations Lieutenant, she was primarily responsible for policies and procedure and the activities pertaining to them and was responsible for many major operational improvements like inmate commissary and other inmate programs.  Lieutenant Angell also designed the new booking area for the Detention Center expansion.  Currently as Support Lieutenant, she handles the various support activities which includes but it not limited to Prison Health Services, Contracts, Culinary, Recruitment and Training, Commissary and Strategic Planning.  Lieutenant Angell is also active in the Henderson Police Supervisorís Association as the Grievance Committee Chairperson since 2006.

Education and Training

Bachelorís Degree in Criminal Justice - UNLV

POST Intermediate, Advanced, and Management Certificates

Crisis Intervention Certification

Instructor Development Certification