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September 26, 2016  "Golden Hub of Innovation Award" in Public SafetyThe Association of California Cities Orange County (ACC-OC) presented The Orange County Sheriff’s Department with the “Golden Hub of Innovation” award in Public Safety today for their series of community presentations on the 3Gs: Guide, Guard and Govern. The presentations provide parents with the proper tools to address drug related issues among teens. ( View PDF )

September 19, 2016  National Preparedness MonthIt’s disasters like these that exemplify the importance of being prepared in an emergency. September is National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Although Southern California is prone to disasters such as droughts, earthquakes, and wildfires, the Department of Homeland Security warns residents to be prepared for anything. ( View PDF )

September 2, 2016  DUI/Driver License Checkpoint Planned this WeekendThe Orange County Sheriff’s Department DUI Taskforce will be conducting a DUI/Driver License Checkpoint on Friday, September 2, 2016 in the city of Lake Forest between the hours of 7:00pm and 3:00am.$0 ( View PDF )

September 2, 2016  September Declared “California Pedestrian Safety Month” to Address Pedestrian Safety CrisisIn answer to rapidly increasing numbers of pedestrians being killed and injured on California roadways, the California State Senate has passed a resolution declaring September as “California Pedestrian Safety Month.” The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will be joining with other law enforcement agencies, city and state transportation agencies, pedestrian advocates and walking clubs to promote public awareness aimed at both drivers and pedestrians alike to always be aware of each other and share the road responsibly. ( View PDF )

September 1, 2016  September is National Emergency Preparedness MonthSeptember is National Emergency Preparedness Month and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Emergency Management Division would like to encourage County residents to prepare and plan for emergency and disaster events. The time is now to make a commitment to be a survivor. ( View PDF )

August 24, 2016  This Labor Day, Remember: Drive Sober or Get Pulled OverThis Labor Day weekend, families and friends will be celebrating the end of the summer. Sadly, this festive time has also become a dangerous time for America’s roads, as many drunk drivers get behind the wheel after celebrating. For this reason, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to stop drunk drivers and help save lives. ( View PDF )

August 19, 2016  Sheriff Hutchens Outlines Efforts to Harden OC Men’s JailSheriff Sandra Hutchens released additional details today about the January 22, 2016 escape of inmates Hossein Nayeri, Bac Duong, and Jonathan Tieu from OC Central Men’s Jail (CMJ) and the improvements made to harden the CMJ in the six months since the escape.$0 ( View PDF )

August 19, 2016  OC Jail Hardening Press Conference: Safety and Security of the OC Central Men’s Jail 6 Months After EscapeIn the last six months, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department has worked tirelessly to “harden” the CMJ and all OC jails to ensure the safety and security of the inmates and the community and to prevent an escape from happening again. $0 ( View PDF )

October 1, 2016
10:00 AMOCSD Career FairOrange County Sheriff's Department Career Fair
October 4, 2016
6:30 PMA Dose of Reality

Opiods- Taken as prescribed, opioids can be used to manage pain safely and effectively. However, when abused, even a single large dose can cause severe respiratory depression and death.

Learn more during the next installment of our 3 G's (Guide, Guard, and Govern) presentation in October at four sites around OC. This presentation is great for parents of teens, and there will be a teen presentation as well. Don't miss this important event.

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