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Henderson Police

About Us

Corrections Lieutenant John DeVaney MPA, MACJ


Office Telephone: (702) 267-4600
Office Fax: (702) 267-4601


Born and raised in Geneva, NY, Lieutenant DeVaney moved to the Las Vegas valley in 1993, and was hired by the Henderson Police Department in 1995.

Law Enforcement History

Interned with the U.S. Secret Service while in college.  Hired as a Corrections Officer in 1995 served as a Jail Intelligence Officer, Defensive Tactics Instructor Trainer, also trained officers in CPR, First Aid, Baton, and Gang Intel.  Promoted to Sergeant in 2000, served as an Operations and Jail Intelligence Sergeant.  Promoted to Lieutenant in 2010.

Education and Training

Bachelors of Science with Honors in Criminal Justice from the Rochester Institute of Technology

Master of Arts in Criminal Justice from University of Nevada Las Vegas

Master of Public Administration from University of Nevada Las Vegas