As Chief Deputy of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, my responsibilities include over-site of approximately 260 employees from all division of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office. My job is similar to a Chief Operating Officer of a company in the private sector.
With a yearly budget of over $19 million, I am tasked with ensuring that the monies are allocated in a way in which we can responsibly serve our constituents while remaining fiscally responsible.
Cheif Deputy Gagnon is a 30 year veteran of the Presque Isle Police Department where he was Chief of Police. He is a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy 205th Session, and the Maine Criminal Justice Academy..
Chief Deputy Gagnon is on the Board of Directors for the Maine Chiefs of Police where he is an integral member of the Training and Standards Committee.