Deputy Gagen has trained virtually every Sheriff's Deputy assigned to the City of Rancho Santa Margarita over the past five years.
Deputy Gagen began his career with the Orange County
Sheriff’s Department in 1993. After
graduating the academy, he was assigned
to the Custody Division before transferring to Patrol Operations. After serving
the citizens of San Clemente, Deputy Gagen transferred to Rancho Santa
Margarita Police Services in January of 2012.
For the past five years, he has
honorably and proudly served the citizens and community of Rancho Santa
Margarita. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department and the City of Rancho Santa Margarita are honored to recognize
Deputy James Gagen for his meritorious service in 2016.
Deputy Gagen is flanked by Lt. South, Chief of P
olice Services and Sgt. Peak at Saturday's ceremony.