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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.

Learn more about LGTBQ Safe Place

Fingerprint Services

The Orange County Sheriff's Office provides public fingerprinting services by appointment only on Thursdays, excluding holidays. Face coverings and temperature checks are required. For more information or to make an appointment, follow the link below.

OCSO Public Fingerprinting Appointment Calendar 


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 is committed to reducing crime and the fear of crime while maintaining the highest levels of integrity and treating members of the public with dignity and respect.

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Community Crime Prevention Grant Program

OCSO’s Community Crime Prevention Grant Program serves nonprofit organizations, neighborhood groups and others engaged in programs that address neighborhood safety, crime prevention or drug abuse education and prevention.

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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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Buying or selling something online and need to meet to make a transaction? Please take advantage of our E-Commerce Exchange Zone spaces in front of our North entrance at 2500 W. Colonial. If someone won't meet you at a law enforcement agency, that's a red flag!

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