Captain of Support Services & Internal Affairs
Captain Huertas has been a UIC police officer since 2002. He has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Justice Studies from Northeastern Illinois University. He has served in and supervised various sections of the department which include Patrol, Field Training Officer Program (FTO), UICPD/CPD Joint Robbery Task Force, UICPD Range Master, Evidence Technician Program Coordinator, Taser Program Coordinator & Instructor and Department Honor Guard Coordinator.
Capt. Huertas currently oversees Internal Affairs/Professional Accountability, Accreditation, Training, Equipment and Records sections of the department. He is currently a member of the Fraternal Order of Police: Illinois Peace Officers Lodge #10, National Internal Affairs Investigators Association, The International Association of Chiefs of Police and Hispanic Illinois State Law Enforcement Association. Lieutenant Huertas served his country as a United States Marine Infantryman honorably from 1994-1998.