Awards

American Legion Post 257, Deputy of the Year 2007– Paul Villeneuve

Deputy Villeneuve is an 18 year veteran of the Sheriff’s Department. He transferred to patrol in 1999 and was assigned to the Aliso Viejo Police Services. In 2002, he was assigned as a Motorcycle Deputy to the Aliso Viejo and Laguna Woods Police Services. In 2004, he was made a member of the Department’s Major Accident Response Team (MART).

Deputy Villeneuve epitomizes the professional motorcycle deputy. His is patient, courteous, and thorough. He has modified driving behaviors of thousands of drivers in the cities of Laguna Woods and Aliso Viejo and has made our streets safer for all of us.