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Working for the Henderson Police Department

Police_BadgeThe 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

Police and Correction Officer Hiring

The City of Henderson is not currently accepting applications for Police Officer or Corrections Officer. Fill out a job interest card (click on Subscribe) to be notified when the next recruitment opens.

Fitness Prep With a Recruiter!

December 8th, 2018 at 0700 hours

Cornerstone Park (Wigwam Pkwy, just west of Stephanie St)

Workout with others who want to Join HPD and prepare for the Physical Fitness Test. All sessions are followed by an informal Q&A about the Hiring and Selection Process.

SRT training
north police station
bike team

More information on Salary & Benefits

More information on the Hiring and Selection Process


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