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Henderson Police

Community Relations Unit

The Community Relations Unit offers a variety of programs, services and classes. If you would like to schedule a program with the Henderson Police Department's Community Relations Unit, please submit a request online.

Youth Related Programs/Services:

  • D.R.E.A.M.S. - teaches 5th grade students to make positive choices.

  • Every 15 Minutes - shows high school students the dangers of driving while impaired and the importance of good decisions. (Note: You must have Windows PowerPoint or Windows PowerPoint Viewer installed to view this file.)
  • "Officer Friendly" Visits - teaches general safety and the dangers of strangers and guns to Pre-K and Kindergarten students.
  • PAL - Henderson Police Athletic League supports and inspires Henderson youth to realize their full potential as productive members of society by mentoring through athletics.
  • No More Bullying - a class demonstrating anti-bullying techniques, as well as, reinforcing the principles of kindness and mutual respect.
  • Stranger Danger - teaches tips to children regarding strangers and general safety.

Community Services:

  • National Night Out - an annual event bringing the community together to discuss the latest in crime prevention.
  • Personal Safety and Security for Seniors - helps seniors learn how to avoid becoming victims of crimes, as well as providing some practical methods for increasing crime preventing awareness.
  • Personal Safety and Security for Women -this class provides the women of our community with safety tips and methods to avoid becoming a victim of a crime.

Residential Related Programs/Services:

  • Crime Free Multi-Housing - working with individual apartment complex managers to address crime-related problems.
    Click here to learn more and see our directory of certified participating apartment communities
  • Neighborhood Watch - working with neighborhood groups to encourage individual citizens awareness and involvement in crime prevention strategies.
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design - crime prevention surveys in various neighborhoods to reduce the likelihood of crime.
  • Introduction to Neighborhood Watch - learn why and how to participate in the Henderson Police Department's Neighborhood Watch Program.
  • Neighborhood Watch Formation - once you have completed the requirements for the Neighborhood Watch Program, we'll send an officer to speak to your group to help get things started.
  • Home Security - for residents not active in our Neighborhood Watch Program, we'll help you learn ways to help protect your home. Take a look at our Home Security presentation. Is your house an easy target for burglars? Take our Home Security Survey and see what security areas of your home need improvement.

Business Related Programs/Services:

  • Summons Program - trains local business personnel in the issuing of misdemeanor court summons for trespassers and shoplifters.
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design - reduces crime for commercial properties through the proper design and use of the built environment around the business.
  • Alcohol Compliance Checks - monitors the compliance of liquor-selling establishments to prevent the illegal sale of alcohol beverages to minors.
  • Preventing Theft/Shoplifting - tips on providing business friendly security for  your goods and services.

You can contact the the Community Relations Unit at (702) 267-5100.