Our directors have comprised over 50 years of combined experience as professionals in law enforcement agencies and the US Military.

Jerry Hilger


Jerry Hilger is the President, CEO and Lead Private Detective for SOLVED Inc. He is a retired police lieutenant serving over 20 years with a Chicago Suburban police agency. As he rose through the promotional ranks with his department, his police accomplishments include the Lyons Club Officer of the Year Award for the years 2000 and 2005. He was the recipient for honorary recognition into the International Police Hall of Fame in 2001 for his team success during his detective assignment with the Illinois State Police Joint Homicide Task Force.  He spent several years revising most and creating many of his police department’s general orders and policies and procedures manual. His educational achievements include a Master’s Degree in Public Safety Administration (PSA), with minor in Criminal Justice and Psychology from Lewis University. Lieutenant Hilger also attended and successfully completed the accredited Northwestern University Center for Public Safety, Police Staff and Command Training Program.  He also served as an adjunct instructor for Morton Community College, teaching courses in Administration, and Law Enforcement Policy and Procedures II, and has successfully published research on High Speed Police Pursuits and The Community Policing Philosophy.  Lieutenant Hilger is the proud father of two healthy and talented daughters.
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Rafael “Ray” Guerrero
Rafael “Ray” Guerrero is the Vice President and COO of SOLVED Inc.
He is an active police officer with 15 years of experience with a Chicago Suburban police agency. Officer Guerrero proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps, as a 0311 Infantryman and Small Arms Expert. He was deployed on 2 separate tours overseas, before successfully completing his service and receiving an Honorable Discharge. Prior to joining the police force, Officer Guerrero began the security profession, and has since, spent a majority of the last 30 years working in private security industry, and is considered by his peers as an expert in his management and leadership demands. Officer Guerrero was born and raised in Chicago, and spent a number of years as a musician on the drums. His professional experience also includes the successful operation
of his own restaurant and sports-bar, and is also an active real estate owner since 1984. Officer Guerrero’s educational and training achievements include the successful attendance at Richard M. Daley College, Moraine Valley Community College, and Morton Community College, taking courses in the field of law enforcement, and certification requirements for the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Criteria. He has been married over 27 years, and is the proud father of 3 healthy and successful adult sons.