Robert G. Anselmo
Robert Anselmo was the Director of Public Safety for the City of Pullman, WA, when he was selected for the newly created position of Director of Public Safety, which joined the Fire and Police Departments in Henderson. He was noted for bringing participant management to the department along with an improved public image through stressing service to the residents. As Director of Public Safety for Henderson, he was responsible for the administration of fire, police, civil defense, animal control and emergency medical services. On Dec. 3, 1984, the Director of Public Safety position was eliminated and the city of Henderson again had a separate Police and Fire chief.