Southwest Operations

 Southwest Operations Seal
Sheriff's Non-Emergency Dispatch:
714-647-7000 or 949-770-6011
 Portrait of Capt Jeff Puckett
Captain Jeff Puckett

Mission Statement

The mission of the Southwest Operations Division is to preserve life and property, protect the constitutional rights of individuals, and maintain order. We will earn the respect of all people by maintaining a knowledgeable, responsive, well-trained and accountable workforce that performs their duties and responsibilities with fairness, tolerance, and equality.

The Southwest Operations Division of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department proudly serves the southwest region of Orange County including the cities of Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, San Clemente, and San Juan Capistrano. The division serves a geographic area of responsibility that spans over 72 square miles including 18 miles of Pacific coastline. The Southwest Operations Division provides law enforcement services to more than 296,000 residents and routinely responds to an average of 97,000+ calls for service every year. The Sheriff’s Department’s effective partnership with our contract city partners has resulted in these cities being consistently ranked in the top 100 safest cities in America.
The Southwest station, located at 11 Journey in the City of Aliso Viejo, has served the region since 1996 and provides valuable services to area residents including crime reporting, fingerprinting, and mandated Department of Justice registration. The station supports 270 sworn and professional staff and houses Southwest Operations support personnel, Southwest Investigations, the Regional Traffic Office, and several other specialized investigative teams.

Orange County Sheriff’s Department Aliso Viejo Station
11 Journey
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Patrol: (949) 425-1800
Investigations call: (949) 425-1900

Applicant Fingerprints: Ink rolled fingerprints and Live Scan can be done by appointment at the Aliso Viejo Station.
Registrants: Court ordered PC 290, narcotic and arson registrants living in the Aliso Viejo area must register at the Aliso Viejo Station.

Registrants: Court ordered PC290, narcotic and arson registrants living in unincorporated Orange County area, West Patrol area and North Patrol area must register at the Santa Ana office.

Santa Ana Office:
320 North Flower
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 834-6460

South West Operations Building