OCSD Newsroom Headlines

November 17, 2016 
OCSD Investigators Warn of Auto and Check Fraud Scam

Investigators 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.

October 27, 2016 
Volunteers Team Up to Build Anaheim Community Playground

Yesterday, 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.

October 17, 2016 
“5 to Drive” Campaign Helps Parents Prepare, Protect Teen Drivers

The 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.

October 5, 2016 
A Dose of Reality About Opioids

The 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.

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.

September 26, 2016 
"Golden Hub of Innovation Award" in Public Safety

The 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.

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