William F. Herkert, Jr. is the interim chief of police in the College of Charleston's Department of Public Safety and has more than 40 years of law enforcement experience in municipal and campus policing. In his career, William has served communities as a certified police officer in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. He has served as a chief of police and a bureau commander and was responsible for 200 sworn and civilian personnel.
William has presented at law enforcement conferences across the United States and Canada, talking about successful community policing programs that he has initiated. He has been a university instructor for more than 10 years and has taught classes to municipal and campus law enforcement on topics ranging from first-line supervision to executive management.
William holds a master's degree from Seton Hall University, is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, and is a member of the South Carolina Chiefs of Police Association and the International Association of the Chiefs of Police.
No courses are currently scheduled with this instructor.