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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.


September 19, 2016 
National Preparedness Month

It’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.


September 2, 2016 
DUI/Driver License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend

The 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


September 2, 2016 
September Declared “California Pedestrian Safety Month” to Address Pedestrian Safety Crisis

In 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.


September 1, 2016 
September is National Emergency Preparedness Month

September 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.


August 24, 2016 
This Labor Day, Remember: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

This 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.


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