Police

Join HPD


We will begin accepting applications in January 2019!

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!

Our recent early-morning workout at Cornerstone Park on Saturday, December 8th was a great experience for all who attended!

Next Event: Come and practice taking the Physical Fitness Test!

When: Saturday, January 5th, 2019 at 0800 hours
Where: Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Parkway, Henderson

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 will run participants through each segment of the PFT and also be available to answer any questions on the application and hiring process.

More complete information can be found here.

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