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Welcome to the Orange County Sheriff's Office

We are pledged to protect, respect and assist you in many ways. My office provides you with information, helps you file a report, request records, report a crime, find a location, or ask a question.

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Online Report Filing

The OCSO Reporting System allows you to submit a non-emergency report. You can report the following incidents: Lost Property, Identity Theft, License Plate Lost/Stolen, Vehicle Burglary, Harassing Phone Calls and Vandalism.

File a Report

Requests for Public Records

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is committed to transparency. Do you need records from OCSO, such as incident or arrest reports? Those can now be requested online.

Submit a Records Request

Crime Prevention and Community Relations

Staffed by state certified Crime Prevention Specialists, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention Squad is committed to the task of stopping a crime before it can occur.

Crime Prevention Programs

LGBTQ Safe Place Initiative

Through the Safe Place Initiative, OCSO will provide decals and signage to local businesses and other organizations and to clearly post them as a symbol of safety for the victims of LGBTQ crime.

Register for LGBTQ Safe Place

Community Events & Programs

Throughout the year the Sheriff's Office and its employees participate in or host a myriad of functions and special events. Many of these activities benefit special causes or people in need.

Community Events

Employment Opportunities

Whether you are seeking a position as a sworn deputy sheriff or looking for a job in one of our civilian support positions, the Orange County Sheriff's Office offers excellence in training and opportunity.

Apply for a job

Serving the Community

Our law enforcement team does a lot more than crime prevention. We are here to help!

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Trust & Transparency

The Orange County Sheriff's Office treats members of the public with dignity and respect as we work to reduce crime and the fear of crime in our community. Our transparency pledge means that reports for use of force and deputy involved shootings are made public.

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Orange County Sheriff John Mina

Community Events

Get to know the Orange County Sheriff John Mina and his staff! Please join us at one of the upcoming events to meet deputies and learn about our commitment to the residents and visitors of Orange County. Check back often for updates!

Dates and Locations >>
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Safety Tips

Whether you are a resident of Orange County or just visiting one of our many attractions, you can help keep yourself safe. Find safety tips for shopping, traveling, and water activities, as well as ways you can prevent becoming the victim of a crime.

Safety Tips >>
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Citizen's Advisory Committee

The Citizen's Advisory Committee is a nine-member group made up of citizens nominated by the Orange County Mayor, each County Commissioner, the police union, and the Sheriff. Meetings are public and held monthly at OCSO Central Operations.

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Online Satisfaction Survey

Tell us how we're doing!

Thank you for your interest in participating with our online satisfaction survey! The Orange County Sheriff's Office works hard to make sure our residents and visitors feel safe. One of the ways we can improve is to get feedback from the community.

Take the Survey

COVID-19 in the OCSO Community

OCSO Sergeant Menachem Green Shares his Story

Sergeant Menachem Green started feeling ill after returning from vacation. Now recovered from his illness, he shares his Coronavirus story.

We are glad that he is feeling well again!

Learn about the Orange County Sheriff's Office response to Covid-19.

Filing an E-Report

for Non-Emergencies

If you need to report a crime, the Orange County Sheriff's Office has an online reporting tool to help you do so. You can report the following types of crime on OCSO.com:

  • Lost property
  • Identity theft
  • Theft
  • Lost or stolen license plate
  • Vehicle burglary
  • Harassing phone calls
  • Vandalism

In order to report a crime online, your situation must meet the following criteria:

  • The crime is not an emergency. If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1!
  • Incident occurred in unincorporated Orange County
  • There are no known suspects
  • The incident is not related to a traffic crash
  • You are at least 18 years old