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You are invited to A Celebration of Life service in remembrance of Deputy Ronald Howard Dunlap. Deputy Dunlap passed away peacefully earlier this month after a five-month battle with an extremely vicious form of bile duct cancer. Please join his wife, Ellen, and adult daughter, Erin, as the family celebrates Ron’s 65 years of joy, honor and strength.

The AOCDS Board and Political Action Committee (PAC) met after the live broadcast of the AOCDS Sheriff’s Candidate Forum. Both candidates, Undersheriff Don Barnes and Aliso Viejo Mayor Dave Harrington, were interviewed by a panel of four and invited to share additional comments from a questionnaire they submitted.

Matt Gabrino ran the full 160 miles across the state, starting at the Fallen Heroes Monument in Oakland County and working his way west, ending Thursday at the Protectors Monument in front of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office in West Olive.

Come enjoy a delicious meal served to you by local law enforcement and help raise money for the Special Olympics Orange County. 20% of sales during the event will be donated.

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!

National Night Out is observed annually on the first Tuesday in August. It’s a campaign that promotes partnerships between police agencies and communities.

Giddy up and hop on your hogs, but leave your horses at home. This is a rodeo like no other. The Annual Police Motorcycle Training and Skills Competition is in its 46th year and draws officers from all across the western states.

Run for the Badge is a fun and exciting 5K for participants and bystanders. It is a powerful way to support the mission of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.