We are accepting applications!
The City of Henderson has opened the application process for the positions of Police Officer and Corrections Officer as of Thursday, January 31st, 2019. Applicant screening, interviews, and physical testing will occur on an ongoing basis.
Working for the Henderson Police Department
The Henderson Police Department is a nationally accredited agency dedicated to providing unparalleled service to the community we represent. HPD is one of the most technologically advanced agencies in the country and is nationally accredited through C.A.L.E.A. Join the HPD team and be a part of our vision: Strength in Unity, Character in Actions, Excellence in Service.
The Henderson Police Department has 390 police officer positions, 90 correction officers and more than 180 civilian staff members. If you have the commitment to help others and serve your community and want to have a career that makes a difference, now is your opportunity to join one of the finest police departments in the nation. This section of our website is devoted to providing you with information you'll need to know about becoming a police officer for the Henderson Police Department.
Minimum Qualifications for Police Officer and Corrections Officer
- U.S Citizen at least 21 years of age
- Associate Degree from an accredited college or university or the equivalent 60 credits*
- Must have no convictions for offenses greater than a misdemeanor
- Must have no convictions for offenses of domestic violence
- NV P.O.S.T. minimum requirements per N.A.C. 289.110 can be found here
*The minimum education standard is applied universally to all applicants; there are no waivers given for military service or law enforcement experience.
Fitness Prep With a Recruiter!
If you have a desire to become a Henderson Police Officer or Corrections Officer, come and workout with officers and recruiters from HPD! We can help get you prepared for the Physical Fitness Test used in the selection and hiring process. We run participants through workouts to help be prepared for the Physical Fitness Test used in the selection and hiring process.
Next Event: Fitness-Building Workout Session
When: Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Where: Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Parkway, Henderson
More complete information can be found here.
For more information about joining the Henderson Police Department, contact us at JoinHPD@cityofhenderson.com or 702-267-4530. The Henderson Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.
Henderson Police Department Personnel and Recruitment Unit
223 Lead St. / P.O. Box 95050
Henderson, NV 89009