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Patrol Division
Department circa 1960Henderson Police Department Patrol Division
Patrol officers are responsible for the protection of life and property, the prevention of crime and the preservation of peace within the City Of Henderson.
They patrol their area while enforcing laws, ordinances and regulations; arresting violators and investigating accidents and complaints. The Patrol Division is the most visible part of the Henderson Police Department providing around the clock protection to the citizens of Henderson. The dedicated men and women of the Henderson Police Department work hard to provide basic police services to all who live, work and visit the City of Henderson. These Officers work around the clock to maximize the available manpower during peak periods when they are needed.
Patrol shifts are structured on 12 hour rotations.  Each shift consists of a Patrol Lieutenant, one Patrol Sergeant, and three uniformed officers assigned on a district system within the City.  The dispatch center provides 24 hour emergency dispatch for both police and fire, and is staffed with certified emergency personnel at all times.