San Diego Police Department Community Relations Officer Larry Hesselgesser — La Jolla’s favorite man in blue — has been a constant presence in The Village at community meetings, Neighborhood Watch gatherings and all things having to do with safety.
The talkative dad-of-two and artist-turned-officer has been with the San Diego Police Force for more than 20 years and has a wealth of knowledge on the inner-workings of the department ... knowledge he happily shares to encourage safety and take care of things that “fall through the cracks.”
Where did you grow up?
I grew up in the San Gabriel Valley, near Pasadena, went to grade school through high school there. I went to...