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Henderson Police

Police Records

The Records Bureau of the Henderson Police Department is comprised of civilian employees who provide clerical support for the Police Department by maintaining all reports of police related activity, and performing data entry into a variety of criminal justice information systems. The Police Department uses Records Management software that provides electronic storage of all police reports. Police officers use laptop computers to document information related to a crime, incident, traffic accident, field interview or arrest. That data is then downloaded for review by a supervisor before being electronically transferred to the Records Management System. All data is verified and when appropriate forwarded to the InvestigationDivision or Patrol Division for follow-up or other law enforcement/criminal justice agencies.

The Records Bureau is responsible for processing requests for  police reports from citizens, attorneys, insurance companies and other law enforcement/criminal justice agencies. They prepare Henderson arrest backgrounds for individuals, employers and military recruiters.   

Another aspect of the Records Bureau is the processing of all paperwork on arrested persons. This includes ensuring all documents are present that are needed by the court and the prosecutor. They are also responsible for the timely submission of that paperwork to the court and prosecutors office.

Fingerprint Unit

The Fingerprint Unit is also part of Police Records. This unit provides fingerprint services for citizens, employees, sex offenders, convicted persons and criminal justice applicants in addition to performing an extensive verification process for all sex offenders and convicted persons living in the City of Henderson. Sex offenders must complete a State of Nevada Sex Offender Registration form and update information yearly or whenever the information changes with the State of Nevada Verification/Change of Information form. Offenders must appear in person at Henderson Police, 223 Lead Street, with the paperwork completed. Convicted persons registering must complete the Convicted Persons Questionnaire. The Fingerprint Unit is open 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday. For additional information the Fingerprint Unit can be reached at (702) 267-4720.

For fingerprints:

  • Citizens do not need to bring a fingerprint card unless they have been provided a fingerprint card by their employer
  • Fingerprints are $5, per fingerprint card
  • You must live or work in Henderson
  • The Fingerprint Unit does not take appointments; Service is based on first come, first serve
  • The Henderson Police Department takes cash, credit or debit as payments for the fingerprinting
  • For Child Care backgrounds, the state requires a money order made out to the Department of Public Safety for $37.50 in addition to the $5 charge Henderson Police requires for a fingerprint card

Requesting Reports

Police records are available Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Central Police Station in downtown Henderson located at 223 Lead Street. Citizens can call the Records Bureau at (702) 267-4700 with questions regarding the availability of a report.

Traffic Accident reports can be requested by fax, phone, mail or Contact Henderson. Some accident reports can be emailed to the requestor.

When requesting a report, please provide the following:

  • Report number (Example 13-12345)
  • Your name
  • Type of incident (traffic accident, burglary, ect)
  • Involved person's name(s)
  • Date and time of incident
  • Address or location of incident
NOTE:  If you are named as a victim in an incident/crime report, you are entitled to the report when the investigation is closed.  If the investigation is open, the investigating officer may grant the release of the report.  The Records Bureau will complete the appropriate paperwork and contact the requestor when a decision had been made regarding the release of the report. 

Juvenile information is protected. Parents and/or legal guardians may receive a copy of a closed report with proof of parentage/guardianship. 

If you have any questions or comments about the Records Bureau, please call (702) 267-4700

You can also contact us by mail at:

Henderson Police Department

ATTN:  Records Bureau
223 Lead Street
Henderson, NV  89015

Accident Reports Online

Henderson Police now uploads closed accident reports to Carfax. The public can obtain closed accident reports dated from January 2013 to the present. Citizens should go to and follow the instructions. Carfax charges $5.50 per report. The Henderson Police Department does not receive any money from Carfax for the reports. The reports should be available online about 48 to 72 hours after the accident.