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News ImageNovember 15, 2018  November is National Child Safety and Protection MonthNovember is National Child Safety and Protection Month, a nationwide effort to promote awareness for the potential hazards that children may face in everyday situations, as well as how to react to—or prevent—emergency situations.
November 15, 2018  Man arrested for possession of explosives in Tustin

TUSTIN, Ca. (November 15,2018) - A man was arrested at hisresidence in unincorporated Tustin on Wednesday for possessing explosivedevices, fireworks and a large amount precursor materials to make explosivedevices.

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News ImageNovember 13, 2018  OCSD mourns the loss of Police Service Horse, CloudThe Orange County Sheriff’s Department Mounted Enforcement Unit (MEU) is saddened to announce the tragic passing of Police Service Horse, Cloud, after he suffered a medical emergency during monthly training on Wednesday, Nov. 7, in Riverside County. Cloud’s passing is the first on-duty Mounted Enforcement Unit death in the nearly 50-year history of the unit.
November 9, 2018  NEWS RELEASE: Court reveals GTL recorded additional inmate attorney-client privileged calls

SANTA ANA, Ca. (November 9, 2018) - In June 2018, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) became aware of an issue with attorney-client privileged phone calls between inmates and their attorneys. In July 2018, the contractor who provides phone service to inmates in the OCSD jails, Global Tel Link Corporation (GTL), revealed that due to human error by a GTL employee, 1,079 inmate telephone calls to numbers that should have been designated as “do not record” were erroneously recorded by the contractor.

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November 8, 2018  NEWS RELEASE: Statement from Sheriff Hutchens regarding election of next Orange County Sheriff

SANTA ANA, Ca. (Nov. 7, 2018) – Please see the statement below from Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens.

“I congratulate Sheriff-elect Don Barnes on a well-earned victory! He is the right person for the job and will be ready to lead the Orange County Sheriff’s Department on day one.”

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News ImageNovember 8, 2018  Observant deputy thwarts commercial burglary attempt leading to the arrest of three suspectsTwo men are in custody after keen observation by an Orange County Sheriff’s deputy interrupted a commercial burglary in progress.
November 6, 2018  NEWS RELEASE: OC Sheriff to Conduct Bike and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation

STANTON, Calif. (Nov. 6, 2018) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will step up bike and pedestrian safety enforcement operations in the city of Stanton on Monday, Nov. 12, with focused enforcement on collision-causing factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists.

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November 2, 2018  NEWS RELEASE: Orange County Sheriff's Department Awarded DUID Enhanced Testing Grant

SANTA ANA, Ca. (Nov. 2, 2018) - The Orange County Sheriff’s Department – OC Crime Lab has been awarded a $316,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for training and enhanced DUID testing.

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