Deputy Hersh T Hoaglan

Air Support Unit

King County Sheriff's Office


Hersh has a background in network intrusion/defense, implementing public safety IT projects and aviation.  He served in the United States Marine Corps where he was involved in national level Information Operation exercises.  After his time in the Marine Corps he pursued a law enforcement career where he hasn’t been able to get away from technology projects.  He has been with the King County Sheriff’s Office since 2012 and in law enforcement for 16 years.  Since 2013 he has been a pilot in the Air Support Unit of the King County Sheriff’s Office and has been very involved in implementing new technologies that have recently come to market such as advanced mapping products like Churchill Navigation’s Augmented Reality Systems and the latest microwave video downlink technologies.