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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Orange County law enforcement agencies will honor our fallen heroes in a virtual ceremony. Details to come.

The Orange County Board of Supervisors met at their regularly scheduled board meeting this morning and, by a unanimous vote, approved the CONTRACT AGREEMENT between AOCDS and the County of Orange.

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.

It’s time to hit the green and raise money for Southland children in need. Each year, the Cops for Kids charity golf tournament helps about a thousand underserved kids and their families. Because of this fundraiser, youngsters are able to have gifts to open over the holidays, wear new clothes when they start their new school year, have a roof over their head and get necessary transportation.

OC Register The costs for cities contracting with Sheriff’s Department can’t go down much further, study finds Photo: The 13 cities that contract with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department have conducted a study looking into the annual rising costs of the department’s contract. (Photo by David Bro, Orange County Register/SCNG) By JEONG PARK | jeongpark@scng.com | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: April […]

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.

An Orange County Superior Court judge has rejected an attempt by the union representing sheriff’s deputies to block the release of disciplinary records under a new state police transparency law. Judge Nathan Scott ruled Thursday that public accountability trumped the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs’ fight to protect the privacy of its members. Scott, however, let stand the seal on personnel documents until March 15 to give the association time to file an appeal.

Orange County’s top law enforcement posts changed hands on Monday, as Todd Spitzer was sworn in as district attorney and Don Barnes ascended to become sheriff.

Active, full-time fire and law enforcement personnel, including EMTs, may receive complimentary admission for themselves and 1 guest (maximum of 2 complimentary admissions will be issued.) Show your specific fire or law enforcement photo I.D. card at the Knott’s Berry Farm main gate to redeem this offer.