Joshua Hodge, MS
Social Media Coordinator/Media Relations Information Officer, San Diego Police Department
INSTRUCTOR, M.S. IN LAW ENFORCEMENT & PUBLIC SAFETY LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
Officer Joshua Hodge has been with the San Diego Police Department for 6 years and is currently assigned to the Media Relations Unit. Officer Hodge is responsible for the daily communication of information to the public via his Department’s various social media outlets. Joshua is in charge of developing his Department’s social media strategies across several social media platforms to gain maximum reach and exposure. Additionally, Officer Hodge responds to media inquiries regarding matters related to his Department or public safety issues.
Prior to working in the Media Relations Unit, Officer Hodge worked patrol and was selected to help develop policies & procedures regarding the use of social media as a way for his Department to better interact and communicate with the citizens of San Diego.
Officer Hodge earned his Bachelor’s degree in Integrated Marketing and Communications (IMC) from San Diego State University and his Master’s degree in Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership from the University of San Diego.