Press Releases

July 5, 2018 
Serial indecent exposure suspect in custody, OCSD looking to identify more victims

News ImageOrange County Sheriff’s Department investigators believe there may be more victims of a suspect they arrested who exposed himself to female bus riders on at least three occasions in Orange County


June 25, 2018 
Sheriff’s Department responds to OC Grand Jury report on deaths in jail

SANTA ANA, Ca. (June 25, 2018) - The care and custody of inmates is one of the top priorities of the Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD). OCSD operates one of the largest jail systems in the nation while processing more than 50,000 bookings each year and housing more than 6,000 inmates each day. The staff of our jails, both OCSD and healthcare personnel, go to great lengths to ensure the complex health needs of each inmate entrusted to us are met.


June 14, 2018 
NEWS RELEASE: Senate Bill 54 results in release of 414 criminals, 45 have re-offended in OC

SANTA ANA, Ca. (June 14, 2018) - California Senate Bill 54, which took effect on January 1, 2018, placed restrictions on collaboration between local custody operations and federal law enforcement authorities. These communication restrictions have resulted in 45 criminals with federal detainers re-offending following their release back into the community.


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