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Expert Witness Mr. William Hertoghe

Mr. Hertoghe has over 27 years of law enforcement experience, is the former Captain of the Rocklin Police Department, and has served as a Parole Agent and Deputy Inspector General.

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  • Mr. William Hertoghe
  • P.O. Box 41896
  • Sacramento, California 95841
  • 916-435-9041
  • 916-435-9034
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Over twenty-seven (27) years of progressive law enforcement experience with large, medium and small California agencies.


* Master of Sciences, Business Management, Cal Poly, Pomona (1995)
* Master of Arts, Vocational Education, CSU-Sacramento (1981)
* Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice, CSU-Sacramento (1978)
* California POST Command College (Class 14)


9/03 Present Consultant
Law Enforcement and Corrections Self
Provide contractual consultation relating to law enforcement and correctional matters. Conduct security analysis for government and private sector. Confer, and when necessary, conduct criminal, administrative, and/or civil investigations.

2/01 8/03 Parole Agent III
Board of Prison Terms State of California
Assigned to Field Operations as a Board Coordinating Parole Agent responsible for due process review of persons pending hearings related to: parole revocation, life prisoner parole consideration, parole extension, mentally disordered offenders, and sexual violent predators. Prior assignments with BPT have included: acting Chief Deputy Administrator for Southern California and Senior Investigator.

11/00 2/01 Deputy Inspector General - In Charge
Office of the Inspector General State of California
Management level position responsible for management review audits and the investigation of criminal acts and alleged acts of employment retaliation within the California correctional system. Statewide responsibility for review of all Category 1 internal affairs investigations for the Department of Corrections and Youth Authority (approx. 1100 annually).

5/00 11/00 Deputy Inspector General, Senior
Office of the Inspector General State of California
Responsible for the supervision of investigative team
focusing on misconduct within state correctional facilities
and agencies.

1994 to 5/00 Police Captain, City of Rocklin
Field Services Division commander. Acting Chief of Police on

1987 to 1994 Police Lieutenant, City of Rocklin
Operations administrator. Acting Chief of Police on occasion.

1981 to 1987 Police Sergeant, City of Rocklin
Watch commander and training manager.

1978 to 1981 Deputy Sheriff/Coroner, County of Placer (Lake Tahoe)
Patrol and field training officer.

1976 to 1977 Police Officer, City of Sacramento
Patrol officer.


1979 to Present Part Time Instructor, Administration of Justice Sierra
Community College
Instructional assignments include: Introduction to Criminal Justice, Enforcement Procedures, Traffic Investigation, Investigations, Reserve Officer Training Levels I & II, 832 PC Certification, Officer Survival, Defensive Tactics, and Baton.

1981 to Present Part Time Instructor, Law Enforcement Northern California
Training Center (Los Rios Community College)
Instructional assignments include and have included: Advanced
Officer Training, POST Supervisory Course, Basic Investigator
Course (BSI), and STC related training.


* POST Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Certificates
* POST Supervisory Certificate
* POST Management Certificate
* POST Command College Certificate
* POST certified Weaponless Defense Instructor since 1983.
* California Community College Instructor‘s Credential
* Rocklin Police Department, Silver Medal of Valor
* Employee of the Year, 1991, City of Rocklin
* Rocklin Police Department, Distinguished Service Award
* Child Abuse Prevention Council of Placer County, Award Merit
* Placer County Law Enforcement Medal of Valor Rocklin Police