About Us

Our Mission

The Henderson Police Department, in partnership with our community, is committed to improving the quality of life in our city by protecting the lives and property of the people we serve.

Our Vision

The Henderson Police Department is committed to preventing crime and maintaining order, while working in partnership with the community to address issues that affect them.
We recognize the importance of our employees in meeting the challenges of the future. Our organization will emphasize the development of professional knowledge and leadership skills within our ranks. We will recruit exemplary men and women who reflect our community. We embrace a progressive mindset encouraging one and all to seek innovative techniques and emerging technologies in order to accomplish our mission.
Community participation in formulating police strategies will be encouraged. Our common goal will be to provide fair and equitable service in response to law enforcement emergencies, neighborhood problems and enforcement of traffic laws, ensuring the quality of life in Henderson.
To accomplish our vision, we will work diligently each day to meet our values and objectives.

Our Values

Honor – Our success depends on the trust and confidence of the citizens we serve. We are honest and exhibit  behavior that reflects the integrity of our department.

Professionalism – Our citizens are entitled to professional and effective law enforcement. All persons will be treated with respect. We strive for excellence in our agency to make it more effective and responsive to the needs of our community.

Dedication – Our individual and collective commitment is to the community we serve. We dedicate our department to meeting the needs and expectations of our citizens and fulfilling our mission.