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February 6, 2019  NEWS RELEASE: Orange County public safety agencies launch Text-to-911

SANTA ANA, Ca. (February 6, 2019) – Orange County law enforcement and fire dispatch centers are now equipped with Text-to-911 to allow the hearing impaired, speech impaired or those in an emergency situation who are unable to make a phone call reach emergency services dispatchers by text message.

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February 6, 2019  NEWS RELEASE: Vicitims in Yorba Linda plane crash identified

SANTA ANA, Ca. (February 6, 2019) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department Coroner Division has positively identified the four decedents who died after a plane crashed into a single-family residence in Yorba Linda on Sunday, February 3.

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February 1, 2019  NEWS RELEASE: OCSD seeks additional victims of a contractor arrested for grand theft

SANTA ANA, Ca. (February 1,2019) – A woman, hired by multipleclients as a home organizer, has been arrested by the Orange County Sheriff’sDepartment (OCSD) on suspicion of felony grand theft. Investigators believethere may be additional victims, and are seeking community members to comeforward.

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News ImageJanuary 30, 2019  The Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center recognized for 2018 achievementsThe Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center (OCIAC) on Tuesday, January 29, was recognized by the Orange County Board of Supervisors for their work in 2018, which garnered the team several awards including being named the nation’s top fusion center.
News ImageJanuary 17, 2019  NEWS RELEASE: OCSD Identifies Jane Doe Homicide Victim after 31 YearsSANTA ANA, Ca. (January 17, 2019) - The Orange County Sheriff's Department has identified a Jane Doe homicide victim whose remains were recovered more than 31 years ago. ( View PDF )

News ImageJanuary 11, 2019  OCSD Arrests Man Accused of Cold-Case Rapes in 1990s

SANTA ANA,Ca. (January 11, 2019) – OrangeCounty Sheriff’s Department investigators arrested a man yesterday suspected ofcommitting multiple rapes in the 1990s, including the kidnapping and rape of a9-year-old girl in Lake Forest. The man was identified utilizing techniquessimilar to the methods used to identify the Golden State Killer.

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News ImageDecember 18, 2018  Man posing as water employee burglarizes San Juan Capistrano homeOn Tuesday, December 18, at approximately 10 a.m., a suspect posing as a city water employee gained access to a resident’s home in the 27000 block of Paseo Mimosa in the city of San Juan Capistrano to steal more than $10,000 worth of jewelry.
News ImageDecember 5, 2018  December is National Impaired Driving Prevention MonthThe season between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day is one of the deadliest and most dangerous times on America's roadways due to an increase in impaired driving. Most people would never imagine that their holiday celebration could result in the loss of one’s license, imprisonment, or worse – fatalities. This December, OCSD is raising public awareness of the dangers of impaired driving.
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