Captain Matthew Henry began his law enforcement career in 2000 as a sworn police officer with the San Diego Police Department. During his 5 years with San Diego, he worked as a patrol officer at the Eastern and Western Divisions. In 2005, Captain Henry was hired by the Murrieta Police Department. During his time with Murrieta, Captain Henry has been fortunate to have worked in a variety of assignments including Patrol Operations, the Special Enforcement Team, and Administration. He held several collateral duties to include 10 years on the Murrieta SWAT team, 7 years as the department’s Range Master, supervisor of the Defensive Tactics cadre, DARE instructor and Field Training Officer.
Captain Henry graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration in 1999. He obtained a Master’s Degree from the University of Redlands in Management in 2009. Captain Henry is a graduate of the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute (Class #417) and he attended the Senior Management Institute for Police in 2021.
Captain Henry and his wife Alyssa are residents of Murrieta and have 4 children.
Staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and dispatching Murrieta police, fire, paramedic and ambulance services.
Committed to providing the highest level of service to the community and keeping Murrieta one of the safest cities in the nation.
Managing lost or found property and items seized as evidence during criminal investigations for periods of time mandated by state law, court orders or local policies and procedures.
Maintaining copies of police reports, traffic collision reports and arrest reports.
Interacting with students and serving as positive role models for students as well as enforcing criminal conduct occurring on the high school and middle school campuses.