The Orange County Sheriff’s Department in partnership with the Orange County Health Care Agency and the Orange County Department of Education are hosting a series of free, public presentations on electronic cigarettes and their use by students in local schools. Topics will include the various types of e-cigarettes and vapor pens; how they work; their prevalence in schools; health concerns; and prevention tips. Presentations are intended for adults only.
MISSION VIEJO, California - (February 28, 2014) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence – Orange County (NCADD-OC), in partnership with the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), are hosting a free seminar for ABC licensees and their employees in Mission Viejo.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. - (February 27, 2014) – On Monday, February 24, 2014, Orange County Sheriff’s Department investigators began investigating a commercial burglary that occurred at the South Bay Jewelry Store located at 24261 Avenida De La Carlota in the city of Laguna Hills. The burglary appears to have occurred between the evening of Saturday, February 22nd and the morning of Sunday, February 23rd.
Scott Becker is the recipient of the 2013 CAC Edward F. Rhodes Memorial Award. The award, which is given to an individual who is newly employed in the field of criminalistics or preparing for a career in criminalistics, provides the individual with an opportunity to attend a major forensic or scientific meeting that benefits forensic practitioners.
The Orange County Law Enforcement Explorer Advisor Association (OCLEEAA) sponsored the 2014 Winter Explorer Academy at the Boys Scouts Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center, from February 13 to February 17. The Explorer Academy simulates an abbreviated basic law enforcement academy. 161 explorers, from throughout Orange and Los Angeles Counties, began the academy; 148 successfully graduated. Orange County Sheriff's Department Explorer Post 449 was strongly represented by 40 explorers at the academy and proudly saw 40 explorers graduate at the Sheriff’s Tustin Academy, on February 17. Captain Robert Peterson, Captain James Rudy, Lieutenant James England, Lieutenant Brad Newmyer, Lieutenant Matthew Barr, Lieutenant John Macpherson, Lieutenant Lisa Von Nordheim and Sergeant Dan Daniels of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department were in attendance. We would like to congratulate the following explorers from Post 449 for a very impressive showing in the awards categories:
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