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Associate in Science - College of Marin, Kentfield, Ca.

Bachelor of Science - Golden Gate University, San Francisco, Ca.

Masters in Public Administration - Golden Gate University, San Francisco, Ca.

Sabbatical Leave Study:
Instituto Cultural Oaxaca, Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico 
Colegio de Idiomas de Baja California, Ensenada, Mexico

Graduate Study: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Academic Experience

Santa Rosa Junior College - 1967 to 1981 (Adjunct Faculty)
Santa Rosa Junior College - 1981 to 2008 (Professor Emeritus)
Santa Rosa Junior College - 2009 to Present (Adjunct Faculty / Public Safety Training Center)

Prior Teaching Experience:
College of Marin
Napa Valley College
Golden Gate University
Sonoma State University

Mr. Hill was born in Marin County and still co-manages the 113-year old family ranch where he was raised.

Prior to joining the SRJC faculty, he served 14-years with the Novato Police Department as a Public Safety Dispatcher, Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Detective, Sergeant, and Lieutenant.

He retired in 2008 after teaching 28-years in SRJC's Administration of Justice program. He still teaches in SRJC's Basic Police Academy at Windsor where he has taught for 45-years.

Mr. Hill retired from the Bodega Bay Fire Protection District where he served as a Firefighter/EMT for 18-years.

He currently works as a Firefighter/Administrative Support for the Sonoma County Fire District.

Mr. Hill lives in Bodega Bay. He enjoys time with his chocolate labradors (Mags and Abby), spending time at the H Ranch, watching college football, and steelhead/salmon fishing on Oregon Rivers.


Work and Consulting Experience

Faculty and Contributor - - Author Case Law Updates and Legal Articles for California Peace Officers. 

Professional Areas of Interest

* California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training - Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Supervisory, and Management Law Enforcement Certificates.

* State Board of Fire Services / Office of the State Fire Marshal - Firefighter I & II, Fire Instructor , and Apparatus Driver/Operator Certifications.

* California EMS Authority / Coastal Valleys EMS Agency - Emergency Medical Technician Certification.

Professional Involvement and Community Service

California State Firefighters Association

President, Bodega Bay Fire Foundation

California Peace Officers Association


Presentations and Publications

Author - CALIFORNIA CRIMINAL EVIDENCE GUIDE - A Handbook for the Criminal Justice Student (13th Edition). A textbook used in the California Community College system covering Introduction to Evidence, Search and Seizure, Confession Law, and Methods of Identification.


Honors and Awards

* National Institute for Organization and Staff Development - University of Texas at Austin - Excellence in Teaching Award (1993)

* Firefighter of the Year - Bodega Bay Fire Protection District (2005)

* California Legislature Joint Resolution #120 - "Distinguished California Educator" (2009)

* Firefighter of the Year - Bodega Bay Fire Protection District (2010)

* Firefighter of the Year - Bodega Bay Fire Protection District (2011)

* Firefighter of the Year - Bodega Bay Fire Protection District (2015)

* Firefighter of the Year - Bodega Bay Fire Protection District (2016)

* "Lifetime Achievement Award" - Bodega Bay Fire Protection District (2018)