Custody Operations Command


We operate one of the largest and safest jail systems in the nation, and provide safe and secure court facilities. Our personnel accomplish this each and every day while processing more than 64,000 bookings each year and house more than 6,000 inmates each day. With public safety and the integrity of our criminal justice on the line, our team of dedicated sworn and professional staff are always up for the challenge.



Assistant Sheriff
David Sawyer


Joe Balicki

Mission Statement

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Custody Operations Command is dedicated to providing safe and secure facilities for those entrusted to our care.
It is ingrained in our departmental character to uphold the law and is professionally delivered with the utmost integrity.

We remain ever diligent to the citizens of the County of Orange with the confidence our staff remain professional in the performance of their duties and vigilant in their efforts to safeguard the community.