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Relocation Guide

Public Safety

Officer with Citizens Henderson Police Department
The City of Henderson Police Department is located at 223 Lead Street and has divisions such as Patrol, DARE, Community Policing, Training, Communications, Records, Investigations, Corrections and Animal Control. The West Substation at Liberty Pointe is located at 300 S. Green Valley Pkwy.

In March 2002, the City of Henderson Police Department joined a select group of some 500 police agencies worldwide to achieve accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). CALEA accreditation indicates an agency has met the highest and most strict standards for police policies and procedures in the nation and the world. There are approximately 18,000 police agencies in the United States.

Police Department Frequently Called Numbers

Police/Fire Emergency 911
Police Department (702) 267-5000
Toll Free (866) 473-4911
TDD/TTY (702) 267-4918
Traffic Hotline (702) 267-5099
Graffiti Removal (702) 267-3220
Office of the Chief (702) 267-4500
Crime Prevention (702) 267-4590
Neighborhood Watch (702) 267-4590
Investigations (702) 267-4750
Desk Officer (702) 267-5000
Narcotics Hotline (702) 267-4777
Detention Center (702) 267-JAIL (5245)

Curfew
The City of Henderson's curfew ordinance states that "it is unlawful for any child under the age of 18, without being on any lawful business, or engages in any lawful occupation, not accompanied by his parents or guardian or other adult person having legal care, custody and control of such child, to loiter, wander, stroll or be upon, in or about any of the public streets, avenues, alleys or other public places in the city at any time between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. of the succeeding day, seven days a week. However, on Friday and Saturday, all school holidays, and during summer vacation, the hours of curfew shall be extended to midnight." This law is strictly enforced in Henderson. If a juvenile is picked up for violation of curfew, they will receive a citation for this offense and then must be released to a parent or guardian. If a parent or guardian cannot be located, the juvenile is transported to Westcare in Las Vegas, where they will remain until a parent or guardian can be located. After receiving the citation or being picked up from Westcare, a court date is scheduled for the juvenile to appear in front of a judge at the Clark County Juvenile Court. This court appearance also requires the appearance of the parent or guardian.

Gun Registration & Permits
Henderson Municipal Code requires the registration of pistols whether by purchase, gift or any other transfer. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department maintains the gun registration files; however, pistols can be registered at the City of Henderson Police Department if you are a Henderson resident. When taking a pistol to any location for registration, transport the pistol unloaded and do not bring any ammunition. A picture identification will also be required.

The following persons are prohibited from purchasing and/or owning pistols/rifles:

  1. Has been convicted of a felony in the state of Nevada, or in any state or territory of the United States or any political subdivision thereof.
  2. Is a fugitive from justice.
  3. Is an unlawful user or seller of narcotics.
  4. Is a member of an organization advocating criminal syndicalism as defined NRS 203.160 through 203.190
  5. Has been adjudged insane in the state of any other state and has not subsequently been adjudged sane.
  6. Is 17 years of age or under (pistols only).
  7. Is an adverse party for stalking (NRS 200.571) or in a Temporary Protective Order (NRS 200.591).

Fire Department
The City of Henderson provides the only full-service Fire Department in the Las Vegas Valley, providing both Fire Response and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) transport. Operating 9 fire stations and a Fire Training Center, the City of Henderson Fire Department covers the city limits of over 96 square miles. The Fire Department is one of a few departments nationwide accredited by two agencies: Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) and Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI).

The City of Henderson Fire Department Administration office is located at 240 Water Street. The Fire Department includes the following Divisions: Fire Administration; Fire/Rescue Operations; Emergency Medical Services (EMS); Fire Training (including Fire Records); Fire Investigation; Emergency Management; Logistics; and Special Operations (including Public Education). The Fire Department sponsors fire and life safety classes for the community and surrounding schools, educational safety programs, and special events. For more information, please call (702) 267-2222.

Fire Department Frequently Called Numbers

Fire/Police Emergency 911
Fire Administration (702) 267-2222
Fire Training (702) 267-2280