Chief Deputy, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy
Mike Gauger, MSW, serves as the senior executive staff officer for the Department of Law Enforcement Operations and Corrections at the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. He is a distinguished honor graduate of Barry University with a master’s degree in social work. Additionally, he is a graduate of the 81st session, Southern Police Institute, University of Louisville, KY, administrative officer’s course, as well as a 1996 alumnus of Leadership Palm Beach County.
Chief Deputy Gauger is an active member of many philanthropic, fraternal, and community-based organizations and has earned many prestigious awards over a distinguished 48-year career. He is an adjunct professor and guest lecturer on community and problem-solving-based policing and ethics and integrity.