Tustin sergeant helps mold new generations of officers


The TV police comedy-drama “CHiPs” first sparked Sgt. John Hedges’ interest in law enforcement when he was just a boy. “I remember watching ‘CHiPs’ with Ponch and Jon. I knew I wanted to be a police officer, especially a motorcycle officer,” said Hedges, who has been at the Tustin Police Department since March 2006 and held the position of motorcycle officer for almost eight years. His love of police work and patrolling Tustin on a motorcycle has held strong over the years as his job has evolved. He still agrees with how, “they always say being a motorcycle officer is…

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