Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer is sending thieves and robbers a message via Southern California billboards, buses and bumper stickers: “Crime doesn’t pay in Orange County. If you steal, we prosecute.”

Come meet the deputies who protect you, your family and your property… and grab a slice! Yorba Linda Police Services invites you to come share casual conversation and ask them questions about public safety in your community. Space is limited. To reserve a spot, contact Crime Prevention Specialist Kara Taylor at 714-779-7098, extension 108.

Several Orange County sheriff’s deputies were honored Friday with awards for their courage in 2017, including some who helped victims and were wounded during the deadly Las Vegas shooting in October.

The Medal of Valor ceremony was held at the Hotel Irvine where 27 deputies were honored, 14 of whom got the Medal for Lifesaving and six who received the Medal of Merit.