Kent Police Sgt. Joe Gagner, left, receives a plaque from Assistant Police Chief Derek Kammerzell on Monday at City Hall to honor him after his 33 years of service. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police

Kent Police Sgt. Joe Gagner, left, receives a plaque from Assistant Police Chief Derek Kammerzell on Monday at City Hall to honor him after his 33 years of service. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police

Kent Police honor Gagner for 33 years of service

Officer to retire Wednesday

  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018 12:45pm
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Kent Police honored Sgt. Joe Gagner on Monday at City Hall. Gagner is retiring after 33 years with the department.

Gagner started with the force in November 1984 and his final day is Wednesday, Jan. 31. He helped form the Valley Civil Disturbance Unit nearly 19 years ago that also includes the Renton, Tukwila, Auburn, Federal Way and Port of Seattle police departments.

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