Captain Todd Hill is the Commander of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Division. Captain Hill was hired by the Oakland County Sheriff's Office in 1995 as a Deputy. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2011, Lieutenant in 2016 and to his current position of Captain in 2022. In his current role, he oversees the Sheriff's Training Unit, the Homeland Security Division, the Aviation and Drone Units, Recruiting, the Peer Support Team and the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team.
Captain Hill has previously served as a Substation Commander for the contracted area of Independence Township (Patrol Services Division) and has worked in several other areas of the Sheriff's Office, including the Satellite/Court Services Division; Pontiac Division; Investigative and Forensic Services Division (as a Fugitive Unit and Auto Theft Detective); Uniformed Patrol in the Alcohol Enforcement, Crash Reconstruction and Motor Units; and the Corrective Services Division. Currently, he represents the Sheriff's Office on the Joint Terrorism Task Force, the MIchigan Intelligence Operations Center and the Department of Homeland Security.
Captain Hill has earned a Doctor of Education degree (Ed.D.) in Organizational Leadership (Oakland University), a Master's degree in Information Security (EMU) and a Bachelor's degree in Criminology (EMU). He is also a graduate of the Northwest Police Staff and Command School.
Captain Hill has received numerous awards, including Command Officer of the Year (2016), Meritorious Service Citations, Professional Excellence Citations and Distinguished Unit Citations.
Captain Hill is a United States Marine Corps Veteran, deployed to Saudi Arabia and Mogadishu, Somalia, in the 1990s.