Nevada Police Officer Andrew Henderson was sworn in as a Sergeant during tonight’s Nevada City Council meeting. Already working in investigations since May of 2018, Henderson’s title will now be Detective Sergeant.
Nevada Public Safety Director and Police Chief Ricardo Martinez II spoke about Henderson prior to his being sworn in.
Henderson moved his family to Nevada in 2012, He joined the Nevada Fire Department in 2013, and was hired with the Nevada Public Safety Department in April 2015 as a patrol officer. He graduated from the Law Enforcement Academy in August of 2015.
In addition to working with investigations, Henderson is a Field Training Officer for the department, a certified driving instructor, a Taser instructor and an arson investigator. He is also certified in computer forensics and digital investigations, as well as having other certifications related to his position.
Henderson has taken several hours of continuing education and serves on several boards, including the STAR Center Steering Committee Board and Nevada’s School Improvement Advisory Committee. With three daughters attending the Nevada Schools, Martinez mentioned one of the benefits Henderson brings to the department is his regular interaction with the school district.
With his family in attendance, Henderson was sworn in by Mayor Brett Barker. The Nevada Public Safety Department and the City congratulate Detective Sergeant Andrew Henderson on this promotion.