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The Orange County Sheriff's Department is committed to safeguarding the community including all Houses of Worship and is hosting a special presentation on Thursday, February 20.

The “Securing our Houses of Worship” presentation is from 6-9 pm at Mission Viejo Christian Church, 27192 Jeronimo Road.

Faith-based organizations interested in creating or enhancing their security teams are encouraged to attend the workshop, which will cover:

Mark your calendar for Saturday, February 22 for an important presentation dubbed “Stop Human Trafficking.”

Sponsored by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Mission Viejo/Saddleback Valley; AAUW Interbranch Council - Orange County; Mission Viejo Chamber of Commerce; and the City, the free program is from 10 am - 12 pm at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center, 24932 Veterans Way.

To better prepare the community, Mission Viejo Police Services is hosting a free Active Shooter Preparedness and Prevention program on Wednesday, January 15 from 6:30-8 pm at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center, 24932 Veterans Way.

As part of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Stay Safe OC Crime and Safety Education campaign, the public presentation will focus on what to do in the event of an active shooter; and how to spot and report someone escalating toward violence.

Deputy Wayne Dixon, a nearly 30-year Orange County Sheriff’s Department veteran, has been named 2019 Mission Viejo Deputy of the Year. 

Respected by his peers and supervisors alike, Deputy Dixon continuously works to keep our roads safe.

It often takes a village to give someone a new lease on life. This is the story of how Mission Viejo Police Services, Mercy House, City staff, a local church and others band together to help a United States veteran find a home.  This is the story of 85-year-old Vern – who bravely served our country for nearly two decades – 1960 to 1987 – and had been living in his 1970 VW van for the last 10 years.  Vern served in the Navy, National Guard and Army Reserve. He enlisted in the Army, earned the rank of Sergeant First Class and fought in the Vietnam War.

The City, Mission Viejo Police Services and Drug Enforcement Administration will host a National Prescription Medication Take-Back Day event on Saturday, October 26 from 10 am to 2 pm in the Civic Center parking lot.

As part of the annual Great California ShakeOut, the City of Mission Viejo will test its mass-notification system AlertOC with calls, texts and emails to residents at 10:17 am on 10/17.  The drill will replicate a big earthquake requiring thousands of numbers to be called simultaneously.

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When a sea of people sporting red T-shirts gather for the 31st annual Walk Against Drugs on October 19, Deputy Aron Grumbles will lead the crowd up La Paz Road through the Oso Creek Trail to the Community Fair on the Village Green at Oso Viejo Park.

About 4,000 people will endorse a drug-free lifestyle during Mission Viejo’s 31st annual Walk Against Drugs & Community Fair on Saturday, October 19. 

The City, Orange County Sheriff’s Department, school districts, businesses, service groups, students and families will unite for one of the City's biggest events. 

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, Aug. 16 at an undisclosed location on the border of Lake Forest and Mission Viejo between 7 pm and 3 am.

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

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