Patrick E. Moers
Office Telephone: (702) 267-4501
Office Fax: (702) 267-5001
Patrick E. Moers was appointed Chief of Police in July 2012, becoming the 12th person to head the city of Henderson Police Department since the cityís incorporation in 1953. He joined the Henderson Police Department as a patrol officer in September 1991.
Chief Moers leads the police department of the second largest city in Nevada with 390 police officers, 83 corrections officers, and more than 160 full-time civilian employees. When Chief Moers became a police officer in 1991, the department had only 90 officers.
As a police officer, Chief Moers served as a field training officer and a department training instructor. He was promoted to sergeant in 1997 and served in patrol and then in the Investigations Division, where he supervised the property crimes section and crimes against persons section. He was promoted to lieutenant in 2003.
As a lieutenant, Chief Moers oversaw several bureaus including investigations, traffic bureau, the accreditation unit through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), backgrounds and Internal Investigations. Chief Moers has been a member of the departmentís technology committee bringing technology advances to the department. He was promoted to captain in 2009 and then to Deputy Chief in 2012.
Chief Moers is a graduate of Nevada State College with a bachelorís degree in public administration in law enforcement. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Northwestern Universityís School of Police Staff and Command. He was named to the Nevada Sheriffs' and Chiefs' Executive Board for 2013.