Commander John Schmerber

John Schmerber currently serves as a Commander with the Hillsboro Police Department for the State of Oregon.  His responsibilities include Patrol Operations and Investigations, to include Special Operations teams and the Youth Services Division.

Commander Schmerber has risen through the ranks over his 23-year career at the Hillsboro Police Department and has spent time in patrol, the Investigations Division, Street Crimes Unit, and Gang Enforcement. 

He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and received his undergraduate degree from Western Oregon State College (now known as Western Oregon University) and holds a graduate degree in Public Administration from Portland State University.