law enforcement

By now, you should have received your OCERS Board of Retirement Safety Member election ballot in the mail. AOCDS 1st Vice President Roger Hilton is the incumbent and is being challenged by an OC firefighter, so it is crucial that you vote for Roger Hilton and return your postage-paid ballot as soon as you receive it.

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.

“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.

First Responders and Law Enforcement Week at the OC Fair takes place from August 8-12. Free admission is being offered to active-duty and professional staff of the police, sheriff, fire and emergency services departments.

After lengthy negotiations, we are pleased to announce that the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs (AOCDS) and Orange County Board of Supervisors have reached an agreement to introduce an innovative workers’ compensation Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program. This will give our county law enforcement officers and deputies the health care they deserve while helping Orange County save taxpayer dollars.

We are extremely proud to let you know that the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs has its very own pipe band and is currently recruiting new members. Are you an experienced bagpiper looking to be part of a team and take on a fun, exciting and rewarding new hobby? The AOCDS Pipe Band would love to speak with you!

This year’s Law Enforcement Association Leadership Symposium (LEALS) brings you insight into topics such as Association Alliances, High Profile Criminal Trials, Negotiations, Use of Force, Leadership & Succession Planning, and so much more.

The AOCDS Pipe Band has been incredibly busy performing at all kinds of events. The band is currently looking for new members to help them accommodate all the requests. Do you have what it takes? Watch our recruitment video at https://www.facebook.com/AOCDS/videos/1964894493553769/ for what you need to know… and be sure to share it with all your law enforcement and civilian acquaintances.

Community members and law enforcement officers come together across the country for a blend of coffee and conversation. This is a great way to have one on one time with officers, ask questions about public safety, chat about what’s happening in your town, build relationships and enjoy a cup of Joe.

Don’t forget to vote today. Every vote counts… and yours definitely matters. Check the Registrar of Voters website in your area for polling places and times. Please keep law enforcement in mind when casting your ballot.