Phil Hoetger joined the Calgary Police Service in 1999 and has worked in a wide variety of areas across the Service, including frontline patrol and Air Support. He has worked as a Patrol Sergeant, Mountain Bike Sergeant as well as Duty Staff Sergeant and Duty Inspector in the Real Time Operations Centre, overseeing 24/7 police operations in Calgary.
Phil is a nationally certified Critical Incident Commander and has extensive incident management experience for natural disasters, civil unrest and major investigations. Throughout his career he has undertaken extensive advanced police training and has served in senior multi-agency positions. Recently Phil was in charge of the Criminal Networks Section, overseeing Intelligence, undercover operations and confidential informant handling.
Phil is the Commander of the Technical Investigations Section, which includes Cyber Crimes, Digital Forensics, Economic Crimes, Money Laundering, Electronic Surveillance, Robbery and Arson.
Phil serves on a number of local and national police committees and boards and is currently Co-Chair of National Police Service CyberCrime Committee.