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Working for The Henderson Police Department

Police_BadgeThe Henderson Police Department is a nationally accredited agency dedicated to providing unparalleled service to the community we represent. We are one of the most technologically advanced agencies in the country. Our vision is to make Henderson the safest city in the country by providing premier police services through innovation and partnerships with our community.

The Henderson Police Department has 391 police officer positions, 81 correction officers and more than 151 civilian staff members. The Department is at an exciting crossroads in its history. If you have the commitment to help others and your community and want to have a career that makes a difference, now is your opportunity to join one of the finest police departments in the nation. This section of our website is devoted to providing you with all you'll need to know about becoming a police officer for the Henderson Police Department.

Minimum Qualifications for Police Officer

  • At least 21 years of age by the date of the written examination
  • U.S. Citizen by the date of the written examination
  • High school diploma or equivalent at time of application
  • No convictions of any felony crime or a crime for which you would be required to register per Nevada law
  • No convictions of any crime involving Domestic Violence

Apply online

The City of Henderson Police Department is accepting applications for the positions of Police Officer and Corrections Officer. Applications will be accepted through Friday, July 10, 2015 at 5:30 pm. To be considered, apply online.
Upcoming Recruiting Events

National Testing Network

The Henderson Police Department offers full testing services for the position of Police Officer and Corrections Officer through National Testing Network, Inc. To schedule a test, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com, select Law Enforcement for Police Officer and Corrections for Corrections Officer and select the Henderson, Nevada Police Department. Examinations must be completed by Saturday, July 11, 2015 to be considered.

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Salary & Benefits

  • $55,577.60 - $86,236.80 Annually*
  • Bilingual Pay
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Partial Tuition Reimbursement

    *Pay based on current contract, subject to change.
  • Paid Academy Training
  • Assignment Pay
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Paid Retirement
  • Four 10-Hour Shifts
  • Shift Differential Pay
  • Uniform Allowance Paid by the City
  • Paid Overtime
  • Paid Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

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  • Written Examination
  • Oral Board
  • Physical Fitness Test
  • Psychological Exam
  • Background Investigation
  • Polygraph Exam
  • Medical Exam
  • Drug and Alcohol Screening
Police Officer Physical Agility Requirements - View required Physical Agility Requirements for Police Officer.

For more information about joining the Henderson Police Department, contact us at JoinHPD@cityofhenderson.com. The Henderson Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.

Henderson Police Department Recruiting Unit
223 Lead St. / P.O. Box 95050
Henderson, NV 89009