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The Orange County Sheriff’s Department launched a regional registry to assist families and caregivers of folks with certain medical conditions, special needs or disabilities that may make communication with law enforcement difficult.

Take Me Home is a free program available to residents to help people with dementia, Alzheimer’s, autism, Down syndrome or any developmental disability or medical condition that might impact their ability to effectively communicate.

In light of the tragic drowning at the Sierra Recreation Center on Sunday, the City of Mission Viejo, Orange County Sheriff’s Department and Orange County Fire Authority are working to ensure residents know how to stay safe in and around the water.

Within the last two weeks, the number of drownings in Orange County has surged, with eight drowning-related incidents – five adults and three kids. Six of them were fatal and three of the 911 calls came from Mission Viejo.

The City of Mission Viejo and Orange County Sheriff’s Department will take part in National Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28 as part of an ongoing effort to prevent drug abuse and theft.

In an effort to keep kids safe, Mission Viejo Police Services is hosting a Childhood Watch Safety Academy.

As part of the Stay Safe OC program, the FREE four-meeting program is designed to offer first through fifth grade students living in Mission Viejo an array of tools to help keep them safe. The classes take place on Thursday nights from 6-7:30 p.m. April 12, 19, 26 and May 10 in the Saddleback Room at Mission Viejo City Hall at 200 Civic Center.

With the unacceptable recurring gun violence and mass shootings affecting schools around the country, Mission Viejo Mayor Ed Sachs was joined today by five Mayors, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, and Representatives of the Capistrano Unified School District to announce the formation of “Secure OC Schools.”

The Mission Viejo resident and parolee suspected of robbing nine local retailers is set to appear in court on January 12.

With the holidays on the way, the Orange County Sheriff's Department is kicking off its Partners in Crime Prevention Workshop Series with a Holiday Safety Workshop designed to keep residents safe.

The Holiday Safety Workshop is from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 28 at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center, 24932 Veterans Way.


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