The Orange County Sheriff’s Office works diligently to enhance trust through transparency.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office began testing body worn cameras in 2014 and by 2016 they were deployed to all patrol deputies. Currently, all patrol deputies and many of the agency’s specialty teams have body worn cameras. The footage preserves deputy interaction with the public, captures evidence for use in cases and serves as a training tool to assess officer safety, best practices and interactions with the public. Body worn camera footage is available to the public under the Florida Public Records Laws. Body Worn Camera Policy
Sheriff Mina has a nine-member Citizens Advisory Committee made up of residents chosen by the Orange County Mayor, each County Commissioner, the police union, and the sheriff. The committee’s mandate is twofold: To provide a public forum for constructive dialogue between citizens and law enforcement; and to study relevant policies and procedures and provide recommendations, if any, for positive change.