Meet Henderson’s New Police Chief
Hollie Chadwick was appointed Chief of Police on May 1, 2023. She joined the Henderson Police Department in August 2002. Chief Chadwick was raised in Las Vegas and attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports and Fitness Management, and a Master’s Degree in Kinesiology.
Chief Chadwick was a member of the Nationally Ranked UNLV Softball team from 1990-1994 and participated in four Division Regional Championships and the College World Series in 1991.
Chief Chadwick went on to earn her Doctorate in Public Administration with Capella University in 2019, where she graduated with Distinction. Chief Chadwick graduated the FBI National Academy in December 2021, Session #280. Chief Chadwick is a member on the International Association Chiefs of Police Committee on Homeland Security.
As a police officer, Chief Chadwick served as an officer in charge, a field training officer, a crisis negotiator, a bicycle officer, a drug recognition expert, a defensive tactics instructor, and a police dog decoy. Chief Chadwick served as a detective working fraud, property, repeat offender, and intelligence cases. She also served on a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) task force for two years.
Chief Chadwick was promoted to sergeant in 2011 and served in patrol, as a member of our Crisis Negotiation Team, and supervised our Problem-Solving Unit. She was a Field Training Sergeant (FTS) and was promoted to lieutenant in 2015. As a lieutenant, Chief Chadwick oversaw our swing shift patrol operations, Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT), K9 unit, and ARMOR unit. Chief Chadwick was the first female commander to oversee a SWAT team in Nevada.
Chief Chadwick was appointed Captain in July 2019 and assigned to the East Area Command Patrol Division overseeing Patrol Operations, Problem-Solving Unit, Bicycle Unit, and our department manning. In August 2022 she was assigned to the Operation Support Division overseeing our Traffic Unit, Swat/K9/ARMOR Units, and Homeland Security.
Chief Chadwick is grateful to serve the Henderson Community and is a proud Henderson resident. Chief Chadwick loves her Vegas Golden Knights!

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