Team member: Shawn Loehr
Director of Investigative Operations
Shawn Loehr joined the Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit (HIWU) as director of investigative operations in October 2022. In this role, he will oversee the HIWU team responsible for the investigation of Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Rule violations as part of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority’s Anti-Doping and Medication Control Program.
Loehr has an extensive background in law enforcement, criminal and administrative investigations, and regulatory enforcement. Before joining HIWU, he was the chief of enforcement and licensing for the California Horse Racing Board. Loehr also spent time as chief investigator for the Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance, a district attorney investigator for Sacramento County, and a police officer in Redding, California.
Loehr graduated from California State University, Chico with a Bachelor of Science degree.