Alan B. Kerstein
Alan B. Kerstein was appointed Chief of Police in August 2005 becoming the ninth person to head the city of Henderson's Police Department. Chief Kerstein brought with him more than 37 years of law enforcement experience. From January 2000 through June 2002, he was Chief of Police for West Valley City, Utah, that state's second largest city. Prior to that he served 21 years with the Los Angeles Police Department rising through the ranks to the position of Commander, where he oversaw police operations on the west side of Los Angeles. Kerstein retired from law enforcement in June 2006.