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News ImageMarch 21, 2019  Here’s how to protect yourself against virtual scams

Many scam artists are going virtual to find new targets, but there are steps you can take to stay safe and prevent becoming a victim.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department in recent months has seen an uptick in reports of various scams, from virtual kidnappings to faux pet purchases, in an effort to extort money unsuspecting victims.

March 18, 2019  NEWS RELEASE: OC Sheriff to Conduct Bike and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement OperationLAGUNA HILLS, Ca. (March 18, 2019) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Departmentwill step up bike and pedestrian safety enforcement operations throughout thecounty on Friday, March 22, with focused enforcement on collision-causingfactors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. ( View PDF )

March 18, 2019  NEWS RELEASE: OCSD to target distracted driving in special enforcement effortLAGUNA HILLS, Ca. (March 18, 2019) - TheOrange County Sheriff’s Department Traffic Division will launch a specialenforcement effort on Thursday, March 21, to target distracted driving in thecity of Laguna Hills. ( View PDF )

News ImageMarch 15, 2019  Citizens critical in apprehension of hit and run suspectsA group of suspects who stole a car and crashed it into a residence in the city of Lake Forest were taken into custody thanks to quick law enforcement response and assistance from engaged residents.
News ImageMarch 15, 2019  Don't Drink and Drive this Holiday WeekendIn 2017, Orange County Sheriff's deputy Jeremy Johnson made a total of 57 DUI arrests. Since the passing of Prop 64, which decriminalized marijuana, DUI drug arrests have increased 40 percent in California. DUI drug arrests now exceed those for DUI alcohol in the United States.
March 13, 2019  NEWS RELEASE: OC Sheriff’s Department launches Dana Point motorcycle safety enforcement

DANA POINT, Calif. (March 13, 2019)- The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation Saturday, March 16, in an effort to lower deaths and injuries.

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March 13, 2019  NEWS RELEASE: OC Sheriff’s Department launches Laguna Hills motorcycle safety enforcement

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (March 13, 2019)- The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation Saturday, March 16, in an effort to lower deaths and injuries.

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March 12, 2019  NEWS RELEASE: OCSD to hold DUI checkpoint St. Patrick’s Day weekend

SANTA ANA, Ca. (March 12, 2019) – St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by millions across the country, often culminating in parties where drinking is involved. Sadly, this leads to tragedies on our roadways because of drivers who choose to leave parties impaired.

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