Henderson Police Department's
Semi-Annual Citizens' Academy
The Henderson Police Department's Citizens Academy is currently in session. Another class is being planned for the the fall. The 13-week Citizens academy gives citizens a unique insight into the life and training of a Henderson Police officer.
How To Apply
Applications can be picked up at the Main Station at 223 Lead Street, the Green Valley Substation at 300 S. Green Valley Parkway, the North Community Police Station at 225 E. Sunset Road or at the Community Relations Unit in the Galleria at Sunset Mall. The application can about be downloaded. For more information regarding the next class please call (702) 267-4850.
The goal of the Citizens' Academy is to build a bridge between the
citizens and the police department that serves them. During the 13-week
program, citizens experience a condensed version of the actual police
academy. The Citizens' Academy meets one
night a week for 3 hours. The participants are given a dress code and a strict
attendance requirement; no one is permitted to miss more than two classes. Graduates
of this program gain a unique insight into the life and training of a law enforcement
officer. Some topics are as follows:
The project has been very successful and we anticipate the class filling up fast. There are two Citizens' Academies annually.
All applicants must live or work in the city of Henderson, be at least 18 years of age, and have no felony, gross misdemeanor, or misdemeanor convictions.