Charles Hogquist, Chief of Police
Chief Hogquist grew up in the Bronx, New York, earning his Bachelor of Arts degree from Queens
College of City University of New York, and graduated from the University of San Diego Law School
with a Juris Doctor degree. He was an Adjunct Faculty Member at Miramar College where he taught
Criminal Law and was an instructor at the Regional Law Enforcement Training Center for 18 years.
Prior to accepting his position with the San Diego Community College District, Chief Hogquist
had a 28 year career with the San Diego Police Department attaining the rank of Lieutenant. During
his career he worked in the Patrol, Traffic, Investigations, Administration, Communications and
Special Events divisions of the police department. His last assignment was as the service area
Lieutenant for the Ocean Beach, Point Loma and Old Town communities of San Diego.
Chief Hogquist has resided in the Clairemont area for 24 years and is actively involved in several