From sitcom to sergeant: Beverly Hills Police Sgt. Eric Hyon’s unusual career path


There were at least 300 people in the room that day. Three hundred men and women who had gathered in the grand ballroom at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to vie for exactly two positions with the Beverly Hills Police Department. The guy to the left said that his father and grandfather had both been cops and that he was born to do this. The guy to the right said he was a criminal justice major and that he wanted to be a police officer his whole life. Eric Hyon, whose only connection to law enforcement came in the form of…

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