Stanton City Seal
Sheriff's Non-Emergency Dispatch:
714-647-7000 or 949-770-6011

Stanton Police Services
11100 Cedar Street, Stanton, CA 90600

Portrait of Sean Howell
Lieutenant Sean Howell
Chief of Police Services
City of Stanton

City of Stanton Overview

The Orange County Sheriff's Department is proud to be the provider of local law enforcement services for the City of Stanton. The Sheriff's Department has provided law enforcement services to the City of Stanton since February of 1988 when the City Police Department and Sheriff’s Department merged.

Incorporated on June 4, 1956, Stanton is governed by a Council-Manager form of government, encompasses an area of 3.1 square miles and is home to just over 39,000 residents. Bordered by Cypress, Garden Grove, and Anaheim, the City is home to the Adventure City Amusement Park. A major portion of property on Beach Boulevard is being developed as the Renaissance Plaza which will include condominiums and retail stores and restaurants. Stanton is home to three public and two private elementary schools, one private intermediate / high school, and one public library.

In addition to the patrol and investigative services offered directly from Stanton Police Services, the Sheriff’s Department also provides street and regional narcotics suppression programs, a Gang Enforcement Team (GET), a mounted unit, a Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team, the Hazardous Devices (BOMB) Squad, hostage negotiations, numerous special investigation units, helicopter patrols, the Drug Use Is Life Abuse (DUILA) drug education program, Stanton Sheriff's Explorers, and a large complement of professional service and patrol trained Reserve Deputy Sheriffs, many of whom volunteer their time for City events such as Summerfest and the Annual Classic Car show.

The Stanton Investigative Unit provides investigative services for the City of Stanton, pursuing to conclusion all cases generated from reports taken by the patrol deputies. These cases involve all crimes except homicide, rape, fraud, vice and narcotics, which are handled by the appropriate specialty detail of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s, Criminal Investigations Division.

Part 1 Crime Stats for the City of Stanton

Crime 2014 2015 2016
Homicide 2 0 0
Rape 14 14 14
Robbery 44 61 56
Assault 64 78 61
Burglary 127 130 120
Larceny 418 457 469
Auto-Theft 139 183 145