Mission Statement

The mission of the Henderson Police Department Tact Team is to support the Henderson Police Department and any other requesting law enforcement agency with a tactical response to critical incidents. Critical incidents include:
  • Barricade situations
  • Hostage situations
  • Personal protection of VIPs or suspects based on threat or potential threat to the well being of those persons
  • Sniper situations, with the arrest or apprehension where the suspects are likely armed or there is a likelihood of armed resistance
  • Special assignments approved by the Chief of Police or tact commander, based upon the level of threat or the need for a special expertise
  • Warrant service
The Henderson Police Department Tact Team is under direct supervision of Lt. Rodrick Young, and Sgt. Dan Neal. Those Officers volunteering to serve on the Tact Team are required to meet both higher firearms and physical fitness standards, as well as attend specialized training in order to maintain active status on the unit.