Carlos Rojas Named Village Director of Security Services

Carlos E. Rojas joins Laguna Woods Village as the new Director of Security Services. Mr. Rojas brings 30 years of experience in law enforcement, security and police administration. He served as chief of police at the Santa Ana Police Department, where he worked for 27 years, and chief of police at the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit System Police Department, from where he retired. He was awarded Medals of Valor by the Santa Ana Police Department, U.S. Customs Service and Federal Bar Association. 

He earned a Master of Science in Criminal Justice at Chapman University and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice at California State University, Long Beach. He graduated from the FBI National Academy, the Los Angeles Police Department’s WestPoint Leadership Program and the University of Southern California’s Executive Counter-Terrorism Program. He served on several boards, including the Public Safety and Neighborhood Improvement City Council Committee. He also instructed college-level courses on community interactions in the Criminal Justice Program at Santa Ana College.

Rojas replaces the current Director of Security Services, Chief Tim Moy, who is retiring but will remain committed to working with Rojas during this transition.

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