The Resource Management Section provides a variety of services to the Sheriff-Coroner Department through its Asset Procurement, Fleet Management, Grants, Office Support and Special Projects Units.
The Grants Unit facilitates submission of grant applications and needed support services associated with grant management. The unit also provides primary administrative services for a variety of county-wide law enforcement oriented funding requests.
The Fleet Management Unit works cooperatively with Orange County Public Works to procure, replace, maintain and repair a fleet of over 900 vehicle assets assigned to the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department.
The Asset Procurement Unit obtains excess property from federal, state and military agencies each year at little or no cost. The team annually procures products valued in excess of a million dollars; products that would otherwise be unavailable or that would have to be purchased by the department or other recipient agencies.
The Office Support Unit assists the entire division with projects, office management and clerical duties.
The Special Projects Unit works cooperatively with other divisions on the Departments Annual Business Plan, Annual Report, and a variety of research and other special projects and research assignments as needed.
- Asset Procurement (1033 Program)
The Asset Procurement unit began operating in April 1996 with a primary mission to obtain usable equipment and supplies in the form of new and excess property from various Federal, State, and military agencies. Divisions throughout the Sheriff's Department use the property which includes assets such as vehicles, safety equipment, and emergency supplies. To ensure effective procurement of quality assets, the unit has developed and strives to maintain proactive, professional working relationships with government program administrators as well as other law enforcement agencies within the County and throughout the state. The Quartermaster Unit handles uniform and equipment purchasing for the department. This includes such items as Tasers, Kevlar helmets, gas masks, batons, Narcan, ballistic vests, outer carriers, rifle plates, leather gear and pepper spray/gel.
Fleet Management Unit
The Fleet Management Unit became a part of the R&D Division in September 2008 with a primary mission to effectively and efficiently oversee all department vehicles. The Fleet Management Unit strives to reach higher standards and reduce cost for the department. Responsibilities include maintaining and updating the vehicle database with information on scheduled maintenance, license plates, mileage, etc. The Fleet Management Unit works cooperatively with other sheriffs divisions for installation of radios and Patrol Video Systems in new units, servicing and outfitting of fleet vehicles and other tasks as assigned. Fleet Management is working on policies and procedures which will support their efforts to provide comprehensive fleet services which responsibly fulfill vehicle equipment needs of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department using best management practices and professional service.
The Grants Unit works to ensure grant based and other funding opportunities are identified and that applications for the funding are completed by qualifying divisions. The unit also provides administrative support to several county-wide funds as a regional representative to first responder fund opportunities.
Office Support Unit
The Office Support Unit provides division-wide reception, secretarial and office services to all units within the Research and Development Division. Other duties include providing petty cash services for all R&D Division sections.