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    June 27, 2017  UPDATE: OCSD Investigating Misidentification by OC Coroner OfficeSANTA ANA, Calif. (June 26, 2017) - The decedent who was previously misidentified as Frank M. Kerrigan, 57, has been positively identified by fingerprints. The Coroner Division is attempting to locate and notify family therefore we will not be releasing the name of the decedent at this time. Until his family can be found or all efforts are exhausted, his body will remain interred at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery. ( View PDF )

    June 26, 2017  NEWS RELEASE: OCSD Investigators Seeking Info on Child Molest SuspectYORBA LINDA, Ca. (May 26, 2017) – Investigators with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Detail (SVD) are looking for more information on a man accused of sexually molesting a 13-year-old girl. ( View PDF )
    June 24, 2017  NEWS RELEASE: OCSD Investigating Misidentification by OC Coroner OfficeSANTA ANA, Calif. (June 24, 2017) - The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is conducting an internal investigation into the misidentification of a decedent. The department extends regrets to the family of Frank M. Kerrigan, 57, for any emotional stress caused as a result of this unfortunate incident. ( View PDF )

    June 22, 2017  NEWS RELEASE: OC Sheriff to Conduct Bike and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement OperationSANTA ANA, Calif. (June 22, 2017) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will step up bike and pedestrian safety enforcement operations throughout the county on Sunday, June 25, 2017 with focused enforcement on collision-causing factors involving motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists ( View PDF )

    June 22, 2017  NEWS RELEASE: Improving Motorcycle Safety Aim of OC Sheriff’s OperationSANTA ANA, Calif. (June 22, 2017)- The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on June 26, 2017 in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and where motorcycle crashes occur. Officers will be looking for violations made by drivers and riders alike that can lead to motorcycle crashes. They will be cracking down on both those operating regular vehicles and motorcycles who are violating traffic safety laws. ( View PDF )

    June 13, 2017  NEWS REPORT: Sheriff’s Department issues statement on OC Grand Jury Report: “The Myth of the Orange County Jailhouse Informant Program"SANTA ANA, Ca. (June 13, 2017)- “The Orange County Sheriff’s Department welcomed the independent review of our jail operations by the Orange County Grand Jury. The report validates many past statements made by Sheriff Sandra Hutchens regarding the use of jailhouse informants and confirms a departmentally sanctioned program does not exist. ( View PDF )

    June 12, 2017  NEWS RELEASE: DUI Enforcement Operations Planned for June 13LAKE FOREST/MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (June 12, 2017) – Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign.DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy from 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, to 2 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, in areas with high frequencies of DUI collisions and/or arrests in the cities of Mission Viejo and Lake Forest. ( View PDF )

    June 9, 2017  NEWS RELEASE: Improving Motorcycle Safety Aim of OC Sheriff’s OperationSTANTON, Calif. (June 9, 2017)- The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation Monday, June 12, in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas in Stanton frequented by motorcyclists and where motorcycle crashes occur. Officers will be looking for violations made by drivers and riders alike that can lead to motorcycle crashes. They will be cracking down on both those operating regular vehicles and motorcycles who are violating traffic safety laws. ( View PDF )

    July 11, 2017
    8:00 AMMilitary Personnel Testing - Camp Pendleton

    “Explore Your Opportunities and Continue to Serve Your Community”

    Monthly written test conducted at Camp Pendleton and MCAS Miramar for Military Personnel Only. Contact OCSD Recruiting at (714)834-6615 or militaryrecruiting@ocsd.org to host a written test on your base.

    Those planning to go to a Military Test Location must be active or retired military personnel and veterans, or Department of Defense civilian employees.

    July 18, 2017
    10:00 AMMilitary Personnel Testing - MCAS Miramar

    “Explore Your Opportunities and Continue to Serve Your Community”

    Monthly written test conducted at Camp Pendleton and MCAS Miramar for Military Personnel Only. Contact OCSD Recruiting at (714)834-6615 or militaryrecruiting@ocsd.org to host a written test on your base.

    Those planning to go to a Military Test Location must be active or retired military personnel and veterans, or Department of Defense civilian employees.