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Henderson Police

About Us

Captain James Green

Office Telephone: (702) 267-5050
Office Fax: (702) 267-5051

Captain Green was born in Stockton, CA, where his great-grandfather was a police officer in the early 1900's. He has lived in several Midwest cities and grew up mostly in the Kansas City, MO, area.

Law Enforcement History
Captain Green joined the Henderson Police Department as an officer in 1993. He was promoted to sergeant in November 1997 and assigned as the Training sergeant in January 2000. He was promoted to lieutenant in July 2003 and named the Homeland Security lieutenant in July 2005. He was promoted to captain in January 2006 and assigned to the West Patrol Division. Currently Capt. Green is assigned to Investigation Services Division.


  • Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College in 1989
  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice from Boston University in 2005
  • POST Management Certificate, March 2000
  • POST Executive Certificate, February 2008
  • Northwestern University's School of Police Command, graduated in June 2007
  • FBI National Academy Class #241, graduated in June 2010

Professional Affiliations/Awards

  • Captain Green serves as a Governorís appointee to the Public Employees Retirement System as a Trustee
  • He has served as a Governor's appointee to the statewide Amber Alert Committee since 2003
  • He has served as president and chairman of the Board of Directors for the Henderson Community Foundation since 2003.
  • He has served the community for more than a decade with the Big Brother and Big Sisterís program
  • He has completed several Ironman triathlons
  • He serves as an Honorary Trustee for Nevada Child Seekers
  • He serves as vice president of the Paradise Hills Landscape Association


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