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Police Services

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, April 23 from 7 pm to 3 am at an undisclosed location in Mission Viejo.

DUI checkpoints are placed in locations based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests. Deputies will look for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment and will check for proper licensing.

Deputy Cody Eliason has been named Mission Viejo Police Services’ Employee of the Year. The deputy’s outstanding work ethic has gained him the respect of his peers and supervisors alike.  

Catalytic converter thefts are on the rise statewide. Mission Viejo Police Services is reminding the public to beware and consider taking simple precautions that could help safeguard their vehicles from this and other types of crime.   

Though this year’s Walk Against Drugs has changed due to the pandemic, its essential message remains the same. For the first time in 32 years, the Walk Against Drugs, one of the City’s biggest events, will be held virtually starting at 8 am on Saturday, October 17.  Despite this year’s platform, the City, Orange County Sheriff’s Department, Capistrano Unified School District, Saddleback Valley Unified School District, local businesses, service groups, students and families will unite again to say NO to drugs, alcohol, tobacco and vaping.

With current health directives and to keep our community safe during the pandemic, this year’s Walk Against Drugs will be held virtually on Saturday, October 17 at 8 a.m. – with a contest designed to help students be more successful in school. The annual Walk Against Drugs is a collaboration of local businesses, school districts, the City of Mission Viejo and Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

With current health directives and to keep our community safe during the pandemic, this year's Walk Against Drugs will be held virtually - with a contest designed to help students be more successful in school. The annual Walk Against Drugs is a collaboration of local businesses, school districts, the City of Mission Viejo and Orange County Sheriff's Department.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public to remain vigilant as investigators have seen a spike in thefts from distracted shoppers.  

Recent investigations show an increase in wallets and personal property being taken from purses while unsuspecting victims are distracted.  In most cases, victims are followed through a store until the theft opportunity presents itself.   

In light of the killing of George Floyd and subsequent swarms of protests around the nation, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) is reassuring the public of its long-standing commitment to professionalism and integrity in its delivery of public service.

In a press release issued Wednesday, the department said it guards against bias, diligently governs how it uses force and holds accountable deputies who betray the public trust.

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