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4 in Custody for Carjacking, Kidnapping of Federal Officer in Florida

August 17, 2015
A federal law enforcement officer who was vacationing in Orlando was abducted in a hotel parking lot late Wednesday. Investigators said the incident happened at the Fairfield Inn and Suites off of Universal Blvd. around 10:30 p.m.

Calif. Serial Murder Suspect Eats Ajax, Dies in Jail

December 2, 2013
Ocampo was accused of killing six people, including four homeless men, a woman and her son. He was scheduled to appear in court for a pre-trial hearing in January. He was arrested in January 2012 after a series of slayings in north Orange County and had set a personal goal of 16 killings.

Harley-Davidson's FLHTP Electra Glide

October 15, 2013
Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff's Deputy Carlos Barcelos explains why Harley-Davidson's FLHTP Electra Glide is ideal for catching speeders and other traffic scofflaws in the residential community of Aliso Viejo. Read the full story here.

Calif. Deputy Stabbed at Domestic Call

September 25, 2013
An Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy was stabbed multiple times after responding to a domestic disturbance at an upscale condominium in Laguna Niguel late Tuesday.

Calif. Deputy Allegedly Pepper Sprayed Teen's Pizza

August 5, 2013
An Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy faces a misdemeanor count of assault or battery by a public officer for allegedly pepper spraying a teen's pizza during a traffic stop.

Video: Calif. Deputy Rescues Man From Burning Car

July 22, 2013
An Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy used his baton to shatter the window of a burning vehicle so he could pull a man out who had suffered a medical emergency.

Calif. Deputy Rescues Man From Burning Car

July 22, 2013
An Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy used his baton to shatter the window of a burning vehicle so he could pull a man out who had suffered a medical emergency. Read the full story here.

Former Calif. Sheriff Seeks Revised Prison Sentence

April 2, 2013
His attorneys contend that Carona's conduct amounted to simply not disclosing gifts but did not amount to bribery.

Four Dead In Calif. Carjackings, Shootings

February 19, 2013
A man suspected in a series of shootings across Orange County that left four people dead and at least two others wounded on Tuesday apparently approached one of his victims after a vehicle he carjacked ran out of gas, authorities said.

Calif. City Rejects Bid To Disband Department

August 9, 2012
After listening to dozens of its residents lend support to the embattled Fullerton (Calif.) Police Department, the City Council voted 3-2 to reject a bid to start the process of disbanding the agency.

Calif. Sheriff's Special Officers Stripped of Arrest Powers

July 2, 2012
About 200 Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff's special safety officers have lost their arrest powers and can no longer carry a gun off duty without a concealed carry permit, after the state's training board ruled they don't have enough training.

Calif. Motor Officer Injured Pursuing Bike In 130 mph Chase

November 9, 2011
An Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy was injured when his motorcycle struck a vehicle while he pursued a motorcycle violator.

Ex-California Sheriff Surrenders for Prison Term

January 25, 2011
Michael Carona, dubbed "America's Sheriff" in 2009, was Orange County's top cop before he was indicted, tried and convicted of trying to convince a former top aide to lie for him during a spreading federal investigation of corruption in the sheriff's department.

Shots Fired: Mission Viejo, California 03/09/2008

October 31, 2010

Two Orange County deputies stood between a mall robber and his desperate bid for freedom.

National Sheriffs' Patch Collection

July 30, 2010

View our photos of the highlights of a collection of patches from sheriffs' departments across the country that was on display at the National Sheriffs' Association Conference in June. Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff Department's Deputy Sgt. Yvonne Shull spent 13 years collecting a patch from each of the nation's more than 3,200 sheriffs' agencies. Alaska is the only state not represented, because there are no sheriffs' agencies there. Shull's parents helped assemble sewn panels of rows of patches that covered the front and back of a 185-foot display. Click "View the Gallery" to see the individual patches.

Former California Assistant Sheriff Gets 27-Month Sentence

September 15, 2009
A onetime assistant sheriff and trusted aide of convicted former Orange County Sheriff Michael S. Carona was sentenced Monday to 27 months in prison for scheming to defraud the public of honest services and filing a false tax return.

Sandra Hutchens Chosen as Orange County Sheriff

June 12, 2008
The Orange County (Calif.) Board of Supervisors made the appointment in a split 3-2 vote that, even with its final two candidates of Hutchens and Santa Ana Police Chief Paul Walters, revealed a choice for an outsider who had no ties to former Sheriff Mike Carona.

Bad Cop: Orange County Sheriff Michael Carona

November 4, 2007
Some of you may have had some sympathy for Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff Michael S. Carona who was hauled into federal court last week, literally in chains. Well, handcuffs anyway.

Orange County Deputies to Use Video During Family Disturbance Calls

June 1, 2000
The Orange County Sheriff's Department in California is giving deputies digital video cameras to film family disturbance calls. The 20 cameras cost $20,000 and will help provide evidence for domestic violence cases.
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