Division: 
Investigation Division
Position: 
Captain
Phone: 
(785) 537-2112 x2460
Email: 
thegarty@rileycountypolice.org

Captain Tim Hegarty has served with the Riley County Police Department since May 1995 and is currently the Investigations Division Commander. He has also commanded the Patrol, Administration, and Support Divisions. Captain Hegarty’s work in evidence-based policing contributed to the Riley County Police Department receiving the 2013 IACP/Sprint Bronze Award for Excellence in Police Research. He is a member of the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy’s Evidence-Based Policing Hall of Fame at George Mason University and an Executive Fellow with the Police Foundation. Captain Hegarty earned an MBA from Benedictine College and is a Certified Public Manager. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy.