Media Update

TO: AOCDS Members FROM: Tom Dominguez, President DATE: May 17, 2017 RE: Investigator Edward Nichols (Ret.) We are deeply sorry to inform you that one of our retired members has passed away unexpectedly. Investigator Edward Nichols died peacefully in his…

Trump immigration crackdown in Orange County: Sheriff demands added 120 ‘beds for feds’ for detainees Posted by Debbie L. Sklar on May 9, 2017 in OC | 1,276 Views | Leave a response The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to…

Santana: Who Questions Sheriff Sandra Hutchens? Assistant Public Defender Scott Sanders, left, District Attorney Tony Rackauckas, and Sheriff Sandra Hutchens during a public forum on the jailhouse informants scandal. By Norberto Santana Jr. May 9, 2017 Some of the…

Trump immigration crackdown in Orange County: Sheriff demands added 120 ‘beds for feds’ for detainees Posted by Debbie L. Sklar on May 9, 2017 in OC | 1,276 Views | Leave a response The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to…

O.C. deputies complained of lax policies before 2016 jail escape, but they were ignored, grand jury finds. Nayeri Hossein Nayeri, the alleged mastermind of a 2016 jailbreak in Orange County, is returned to custody. The Orange County grand jury released a report this week…

Sheriff Management Failures Aided Jail Escape, Grand Jury Finds By Nick Gerda April 24, 2017 Serious management failures at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department helped three inmates charged with violent crimes escape from jail last year, according to…

Union chief ‘disappointed’ OC sheriff won’t meet, but morale improves for deputies POSTED BY DEBBIE L. SKLAR ON APRIL 18, 2017 IN OC/Photo by John Schreiber The head of the union that represents Orange County sheriff’s deputies and…

Calls of someone threatening suicide come in often — two or three a week, at least — but none in the deputies’ experience have ended up like the one April 27. Three Orange County Sheriff’s Department deputies at about 6:30 p.m. were dispatched…

A just society cannot exist without those sworn to carry out law and order. A just society cannot exist if society’s protectors harbor hate and resentment for the very people they are sworn to safeguard. There is no room in the…

AOCDS has received numerous inquiries from our members and the media regarding the current status of the command of the Central Men’s Jail. The AOCDS Board of Directors met today and as a result issued this statement through AOCDS President Tom Dominguez: STATEMENT