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News ImageAugust 31, 2014  NEWS RELEASE: Missing Mountain Biker Located After 12-Hour Overnight Search in Cleveland National ForestCLEVELAND NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. – (August 31, 2014) – On Sunday, August 31, 2014, Search & Rescue personnel from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Reserve Bureau located a missing mountain biker who was lost in the Cleveland National Forest off Ortega Highway, approximately ten (10) miles east of the San Juan Capistrano city limits. The missing mountain biker, a 49 year old male from Burbank, was located at 8:00 a.m. this morning after an overnight search by Search & Rescue personnel and Sheriff’s Department air support. The mountain biker was located uninjured with minor scrapes and cuts.

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News ImageAugust 31, 2014  NEWS RELEASE: Arson Suspect Arrested in Dana PointDANA POINT, Calif. – (August 31, 2014) – On Sunday, August 31, 2014 at approximately 3:45 a.m., Orange County Sheriff’s deputies responded to sounds of breaking glass and a suspicious subject at the Dana Point Arts Plaza building in the 34100 block of Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point. Deputies arrived and located Alex Espinoza, 27, Laguna Niguel, inside the building. Espinoza was holding a lighter and the building was on fire. ( View PDF )
News ImageAugust 29, 2014  NEWS RELEASE: Suspect Arrested Following Shooting Incident in RossmoorROSSMOOR, Calif. – (August 29, 2014) – On Thursday, August 28, 2014, Orange County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 11272 Wallingsford Road, Rossmoor, following reports of a shooting at the residence. Deputies arrived with Orange County Fire Authority paramedics and discovered Gretchen DeStefano, 96, Rossmoor, deceased, suffering from a gunshot wound. Christine Reynolds, 71, Rossmoor, the daughter of the victim, was detained at the scene. ( View PDF )
News ImageAugust 29, 2014  NEWS RELEASE: Summer/Labor Day Holiday AVOID DUI Campaign UpdateSANTA ANA, Calif. (August 29, 2014) – The Summer/Labor Day National Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special ‘Avoid the 38’ DUI deployments over the past 14 days in Orange County. ( View PDF )
News ImageAugust 27, 2014  NEWS RELEASE: Suspect Arrested in Fatal Hit and Run Traffic CollisionSAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – (August 26, 2014) – On Tuesday, August 26, 2014, Orange County Sheriff’s Department Traffic Bureau investigators arrested Kelly Michelle Wolfe, 46, Capistrano Beach, following an investigation of a fatal traffic collision that occurred on July 4, 2013.

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September 20, 2014
All Day EventReserve Deputy, PSRs & Chaplains Testing Date

Reserve Deputy

The next testing date for Reserve Deputy will be September 20, 2014 to be held at the Sheriff’s Academy, 15991 Armstrong Ave., Tustin, CA 92782. Reserves testing starts at 0800, please show up by 0730 in appropriate PT clothes. Testing will consist of the Written, Physical Agility, and the Oral Board, Plan to be here all day.

If interested please complete a Reserve Interest Form.

Chaplains and PSRs

The next Interviewing date for Professional Services Responder (PSR) and Chaplain will be September 20, 2014 to be held at the Sheriff’s Academy, 15991 Armstrong Ave., Tustin, CA 92782.
The Pre-screen interview will start at 9:00 AM, please arrive early for instructions Dress is Business Casual.

If interested please complete a Reserve Interest Form.

Contact Information

General Information

  • North County
    714-647-7000
  • South County
    949-770-6011
  • Personnel
    714-834-5100

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    714-834-6454

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    714-647-4666
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