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July 28, 2017  NEWS RELEASE: Investigators Seek Additional Victims of Sexual Assault SuspectMission Viejo, Ca. (July 28, 2017) – On Thursday, July 27, 2017, Orange County Sheriff’s Department Special Victim’s Detail (SVD) investigators arrested Qing Dai, 40, Mission Viejo, following allegations he sexually assaulted a 37 year old female at Sunny’s Massage, located at 24000 Alicia Parkway #32, Mission Viejo, CA. ( View PDF )

July 25, 2017  NEWS RELEASE: DUI Checkpoint in Laguna Niguel this WeekendLaguna Niguel, Ca. (July 26, 2017) – Members of the Orange County Sheriff’s DUI Enforcement Team will hold a DUI and Driver’s License Checkpoint this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers as part of the department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign.The checkpoint will be held from 7 p.m. on Friday, July 28, 2017, to 3 a.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017. ( View PDF )

July 7, 2017  UPDATE: OCSD Locates Family of Misidentified DecedentSANTA ANA, Calif. (July 7, 2017) - The decedent who was previously misidentified as Frank M. Kerrigan, 57 was positively identified as 54-year-old John Dean Dickens. Through an extensive search, his family was located out of state and informed of his death on June 29, 2017. ( View PDF )

July 3, 2017  NEWS RELEASE: In-Custody Death at Intake Release CenterSANTA ANA, Calif. (July 3, 2017) – On July 3, 2017, an Orange County Sheriff’s Department deputy was conducting meal distribution to inmates housed at the Intake Release Center in Santa Ana. During food delivery, the deputy found a male in his twenties, unresponsive, inside his cell. ( View PDF )

June 29, 2017  NEWS RELEASE: DUI Enforcement Operations Planned this WeekSANTA ANA, Calif. (June 29, 2017) – Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign.DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy from 7 p.m. Friday, June 30th, to 3:00 a.m. Saturday, July 1st in areas with high frequencies of DUI collisions and/or arrests in the cities of San Clemente and Dana Point. ( View PDF )

June 28, 2017  NEWS RELEASE: ACLU of Southern California’s Jails Project Report: Falsehood v. FactSANTA ANA, Calif. (June 28, 2017) - The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California released a report on June 27th regarding the Orange County jail system managed by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. Many of the claims and allegations in the report are inaccurate or purposely distorted. In an effort to correct the record, Sheriff Hutchens is providing the following facts which refute information in the report: ( View PDF )

June 27, 2017  NEWS RELEASE: OCSD statement on ACLU of Southern California’s Jails Project ReportSANTA ANA, Calif. (June 27, 2017) - The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California released a report today on the Orange County jail system managed by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. The report presents a purposely distorted view of the Orange County Jails. The ACLU’s findings are largely based on interviews and surveys of former inmates. While inmates certainly have a perspective to offer on our jail system, the failure to include the perspective of law enforcement has resulted in a report that only tells one side of the story. ( View PDF )

June 27, 2017  UPDATE: OCSD Investigating Misidentification by OC Coroner OfficeSANTA ANA, Calif. (June 26, 2017) - The decedent who was previously misidentified as Frank M. Kerrigan, 57, has been positively identified by fingerprints. The Coroner Division is attempting to locate and notify family therefore we will not be releasing the name of the decedent at this time. Until his family can be found or all efforts are exhausted, his body will remain interred at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery. ( View PDF )

September 7, 2017
8:00 AMMilitary Personnel Testing - Camp Pendleton

“Explore Your Opportunities and Continue to Serve Your Community”

Monthly written test conducted at Camp Pendleton and MCAS Miramar for Military Personnel Only. Contact OCSD Recruiting at (714)834-5811 or militaryrecruiting@ocsd.org to host a written test on your base.

Those planning to go to a Military Test Location must be active or retired military personnel and veterans, or Department of Defense civilian employees.

September 19, 2017
10:00 AMMilitary Personnel Testing - MCAS Miramar

“Explore Your Opportunities and Continue to Serve Your Community”

Monthly written test conducted at Camp Pendleton and MCAS Miramar for Military Personnel Only. Contact OCSD Recruiting at (714)834-6615 or militaryrecruiting@ocsd.org to host a written test on your base.

Those planning to go to a Military Test Location must be active or retired military personnel and veterans, or Department of Defense civilian employees.