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January 11, 2017  Four Arrested in Residential BurglaryYORBA LINDA, Calif. (January 11) – On Tuesday, Jan. 10, Orange County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four suspects in connection with a residential burglary in the 5200 block of Sunset Lane.
January 9, 2017  O.C. Sheriff’s Dept. rescues three hikers who were in immediate peril in Whiting RanchThe three hikers weren’t supposed to be off trail Tuesday around noon while going for a hike in the 2,500-acre Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park in the Foothill Ranch/Trabuco Canyon area.Thanks to a very challenging cliff rescue by the Aviation Unit of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, during which the three hikers were close to plummeting about 150 feet to their likely deaths, the three today are safe.
December 9, 2016  Investigators Seek Public’s Assistance in Identifying Theft SuspectInvestigators with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect involved in taking packages off the front porch of a residence in Yorba Linda.
November 17, 2016  OCSD Investigators Warn of Auto and Check Fraud ScamInvestigators from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) are warning the community of an ongoing scam and asking for the public’s assistance in locating two suspects.

Clinton Charles Rose, 35, and Lauren Marie Conkey, 23, have been identified as suspects in a number of auto and identity theft cases. Rose and Conkey are suspected of contacting victims through various web sites to purchase vehicles from private party sellers. They contact the victim, present fictitious checks and identification, and then take possession of the vehicle. They are suspected of then falsifying documents to resell the stolen vehicle to another victim.
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October 27, 2016  Volunteers Team Up to Build Anaheim Community PlaygroundYesterday, 40 OCSD employees volunteered on their own time to help KaBOOM!, Target, and the Community Action Partnership of Orange County to build a playground at the Anaheim Independencia Center in unincorporated Anaheim. In just five hours, they completely updated the playground structure and added shade structures and picnic tables at the Center. This is what community policing looks like- coming together to make the community better and reminding us all that #PlayMatters.

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October 17, 2016  “5 to Drive” Campaign Helps Parents Prepare, Protect Teen DriversThe Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) during National Teen Driver Safety Week October 16-22, 2016 to promote the “5 to Drive” campaign,encouraging parents to talk to their teens about the rules of the road whenthey are behind the wheel. ( View PDF )

October 5, 2016  A Dose of Reality About OpioidsThe Orange County Sheriff’s Department presented “A Dose of Reality About Opioids” Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at Los Alamitos High School, the first of four to be held in the month of October. The next meeting will be held on the next three Thursdays of October. ( View PDF )

September 29, 2016  OCSD Career Fair Schedule of Events#JoinOCSD at our Career Fair on Saturday October 1, 2016 from 10am-5pm at the Tustin Training Academy at 15991 Armstrong Avenue, Tustin CA. This is a family-friendly event showcasing the diverse Orange County Sheriff's Department. In addition to information about open positions within the department, there will be K9 demos, deputy sheriff info sessions, obstacle course demos, OCSD helicopter, bomb squad, SWAT, and much more. Please see attached PDF for event schedule and more info. ( View PDF )

January 17, 2017
10:00 AMMilitary Personnel Testing - MCAS Miramar

“Explore Your Opportunities and Continue to Serve Your Community”

Monthly written test conducted at Camp Pendleton and MCAS Miramar for Military Personnel Only. Contact OCSD Recruiting at (714)834-5811 or to host a written test on your base.

Those planning to go to a Military Test Location must be active or retired military personnel and veterans, or Department of Defense civilian employees.

February 3, 2017
8:30 AM"Now What?" Marijuana Summit

Orange County Sheriff's Department presents: "Now What?" Marijuana Summit.

Continental breakfast & coffee provided.

Who should attend:

  • Law Enforcement
  • Probation
  • Social workers
  • Educators
  • Medical staff
  • Prevention groups
  • Counselors working with kids