Irvine

The 5.11 Tactical/AOCDS Discount Week and Fundraising Event is in full swing and continues through this Friday, November 10th. 5.11 Tactical features clothing, gear and accessories for law enforcement, public safety and military personnel. Its wide selection of merchandise for men and women has expanded to include fitness, footwear, backpacks and more.

The Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs is excited to announce its partnership with the University of California, Irvine Paul Merage School of Business. This collaboration will meet two needs: it will help our deputies and D.A. investigators better prepare for retirement through a series of investing courses provided by UCI and it will allow an underserved incoming ninth or tenth grader in one of our 13 contract cities to take part in the LIFEvest Financial Literacy Program.

The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to solicit bids from four pre-qualified contractors for a $167-million expansion of the James A. Musick Facility — a minimum-security jail in Irvine.

The decision launches the next stage of the Orange County Sheriff Department’s effort to grow its jail system.

Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes said Wednesday he is terminating the county’s agreement with U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement to house federal detainees, saying he needs the jail space to accommodate growing numbers of inmates with mental health issues.

Special Deputy Alice Chandler turns 91-years-old today! Who’s Alice Chandler? We’re glad you asked. Here’s an article that appeared in AOCDS’ official magazine, the Courier, in 2017.