Today, Assemblymember Tom Daly (D-Anaheim), Chairman of the Assembly Insurance Committee, introduced AB 1749, a bill AOCDS is proudly sponsoring. AB 1749 would clarify that fully-sworn peace officers can file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits if, while in the midst of pursuit, apprehension, protection or preservation of life or property within or out of the state, the officer suffers injury, disability or death.
“We are sickened and brokenhearted over the unnecessary tragedy that unfolded in Las Vegas overnight. As we mourn the loss of the 59 victims and pray for the recovery of the hundreds injured in the mass shooting, we find a ray of light in the humanity we’re seeing in the aftermath of the massacre.
Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. has signed Assembly Bill (AB) 1749 into law. AB 1749 clarifies that fully sworn peace officers can file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits if, while in the midst of pursuit, apprehension, protection or preservation of life or property within or out of the state, the officer suffers injury, disability or death. This is a bill AOCDS proudly sponsors and has been fighting for in the legislature since the Las Vegas mass shooting nearly one year ago.
On Memorial Day and always, we pay tribute to those who have given their lives to protect our country. We thank you for your service. AOCDS will be closed today in honor of those heroes. We will reopen tomorrow at 8 a.m.
Once sheriff’s Deputy Lisa Dolan learned that there was a child inside the wrecked car she saw before her on Interstate 5 near the Grapevine, things changed.
The Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriff’s (AOCDS) mourns the passing of Dep. Carlos Cammon, who succumbed to injuries sustained at an on-duty OCSD SWAT tryout in July, 2013. Carlos died at a local rehab facility late Friday night, August 23rd. He was 29 when the injury occurred.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Orange County law enforcement agencies will honor our fallen heroes in a virtual ceremony. Details to come.