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January 21, 2015 
OCSD Crime Prevention Specialists Focus on Identity Theft

News ImageThe Orange County Sheriff’s Department Crime Prevention Specialists
have dedicated January to Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness. Crime Prevention Specialists work in each of our contract cities to provide educational services and programs, such as Neighborhood Watch & Business Watch, to help strengthen community and law enforcement partnerships which keep our communities safe.

See the attached newsletter for safety tips on how to guard against this ever-growing crime.


January 20, 2015 
Teachers Arrested Following Allegation of Sexual Relationship with Students

News ImageSAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – (January 18, 2014) – On Saturday, January 17, 2015, Orange County Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Unit investigators arrested South Hills High School teacher, Melody Lippert, 38, Covina and district teacher Michelle Ghirelli, 30, Covina; following allegations they engaged in sexual relations with students who attend the school.


January 15, 2015 
NEWS RELEASE: DUI Enforcement Operations Planned this Weekend

News ImageSANTA ANA, Calif. (January 15, 2015) – Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s DUI Task Force will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. DUI Saturation Patrols will begin on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 7:00 PM and continue until Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 3:00 AM in the cities of Stanton, Villa Park and Yorba Linda.


January 13, 2015 
The Parent Project

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Empowering Parents. Transforming Teens.

Do you want to get better at being a mom and dad? Need help understanding what it’s like to be a kid/teenager in today’s society? Looking for a life changing experience to parenting? Come learn the parenting skills that were developed from working with over 500,000 families nationwide involving every situation imaginable. The “parenting manual” is here.

Date: 1/29/2015

Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


January 13, 2015 
Suspected DUI Driver Crashes During Pursuit by Deputies

News ImageLAKE FOREST, Calif. – (January 10, 2015) – On Friday, January 9, 2015 at approximately 10:30 p.m., Orange County Sheriff’s deputies initiated a pursuit of a 2002 Ford Explorer in the area of Toledo Way and Serrano Road. The driver of the vehicle was suspected by deputies of driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.


January 8, 2015 
Law Enforcement Appreciation Day 2015

News ImageFriday, January 9, 2015 is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day! Members of law enforcement go out every single day with the mission to protect and serve their surrounding community. We invite you to join us in thanking nearly 3,000 OCSD Deputy Sheriffs who put their lives on the line to keep the citizens of Orange County safe. Please consider taking just a few minutes to show your gratitude for their service.


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