Court Operations

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    Captain Jim Rudy

    Mission Statement

    The Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Custody and Courts Command is dedicated to providing safe and secure facilities for those entrusted to our care. It is ingrained in our departmental character to uphold the law and is professionally delivered with the utmost integrity. We remain ever diligent to the citizens of the County of Orange with the confidence our staff remain professional in the performance of their duties and vigilant in their efforts to safeguard the community.

    Court Operations Responsibilities Include

    • Bailiffing for all Superior Courts
    • Staffing all courthouse holding facilities
    • Courthouse security
    • Enforcement of warrants of arrest
    • Service and enforcement of civil process
    • Transportation of mental health conservatees for hearings

    There are six facilities staffed by the Sheriff's Department:

    Court Operations Administrative offices are located at:

    Administrative Field/Services
    909 N. Main St. Suite 2
    Santa Ana, CA 92701

    General Office Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Closed on Holidays.
    Telephone Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Closed on Holidays.