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Sheriff's Non-Emergency Dispatch:
714-647-7000 or 949-770-6011

Stanton Police Services
11100 Cedar Street, Stanton, CA 90600

Lieutenant Nathan Wilson
Chief of Police Services
City of Stanton

City of Stanton Overview

The Orange County Sheriff's Department is proud to be the provider of local law enforcement services for the City of Stanton. The Sheriff's Department has provided law enforcement services to the City of Stanton since February of 1988 when the City Police Department and Sheriff’s Department merged.

Incorporated on June 4, 1956, Stanton is governed by a Council-Manager form of government, with four voting districts and an at-large Mayor. The city encompasses an area of 3.1 square miles and is home to just over 39,000 residents. Bordered by Cypress, Garden Grove, and Anaheim, the City is home to the Adventure City Amusement Park and an 11.5 acre central park. Stanton has three public and two private elementary schools, one private intermediate / high school, and one public library.
In addition to the patrol and investigative services offered directly from Stanton Police Services, the Sheriff’s Department also provides street and regional narcotics suppression programs, a Gang Enforcement Team (GET), a mounted unit, a Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team, the Hazardous Devices (BOMB) Squad, hostage negotiations, numerous special investigation units, helicopter patrols, the Drug Use Is Life Abuse (DUILA) drug education program, Stanton Sheriff's Explorers, and a large complement of professional service and patrol trained Reserve Deputy Sheriffs, many of whom volunteer their time for numerous City events and the Annual Classic Car show.
The Stanton Investigative Unit provides investigative services for the City of Stanton, pursuing to conclusion all cases generated from reports taken by the patrol deputies. These cases involve all crimes except homicide, rape, fraud, vice and narcotics, which are handled by the appropriate specialty detail of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s, Criminal Investigations Division.

Message from the Chief of Police Services

The City of Stanton contracts with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department for all law enforcement needs. Lieutenant Nathan Wilson proudly serves as the Chief of Police Services for the City of Stanton. He oversees the Police Services staff of five sergeants, twenty patrol deputies, one motor deputy, two deputies assigned to the city’s Community Enhancement Team, two investigators, two investigative assistants, two office specialists, and a part time cadet.

Community programs offered by Stanton Police Services include GRIP, Neighborhood Watch, Business Watch, homeless outreach and community events. Stanton Police Services is dedicated to providing responsive, professional and caring law enforcement to all citizens.

-Lieutenant Nathan Wilson