Department: Las Vegas Metropolitan, Nevada, P.D.
End of Watch: February 1, 2006
Sergeant Henry Prendes joined the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on February 26, 1991. He
was a deeply religious man who carried a Bible with him in his patrol car.
On February 1st, 2006, Sergeant Prendes responded to a report of a violent family disturbance. As he
entered the residence he was ambushed and shot by a suspect armed with an assault rifle. Sergeant
Prendes died at the scene. A gun battle between the suspect and other officers ensued, during which the
suspect was also shot and killed. Sergeant Henry Prendes was 37 years old, and left behind a wife and
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