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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 )

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 )

October 24, 2016
6:30 PMWeed through The Myths3G's: Weed Through The Myths is a presentation for parents and teens to learn the current marijuana laws, lingo and signs to protect our teens. Join us Monday October 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Marina High School in Huntington Beach.
October 26, 2016
6:30 PMA Dose of RealityOpiods- 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.