NEWS, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contacts: Lt. Jeff Hallock, 714.904.7042,JHallock@ocsd.org; Emily Osterberg, 714.647.1840, EOsterberg@ocsd.org
OC Sheriff’s Department’s 27th Annual Medal of Valor Ceremony
WHAT: The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will honor 37 of their own at the 27th Annual Medal of Valor Luncheon and Ceremony. This signature event recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of the men and women of the Sheriff’s Department. The deputies and employees who will be honored have demonstrated exceptional Courage, Merit and Lifesaving. The event is underwritten and hosted by the Sheriff’s Advisory Council.
WHEN: Thursday, April 23, 2015
10:30: a.m. Media Preview: Video and Photo Opportunities
Interviews with Sheriff Sandra Hutchens and 2015 Medal Recipients
11:30 a.m. Luncheon and Ceremony Begins
WHERE: Hotel Irvine
17900 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92614
WHO: Sheriff Sandra Hutchens will present medals to 37 sworn and professional staff members of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department
About the Orange County Sheriff’s Advisory Council:
The Orange County Sheriff’s Advisory Council (OCSAC) was formed in 1979 as a California non-profit corporation for the purpose of supporting law enforcement. Public safety agencies must compete for scarce tax dollars with other public entities in government. Funding is not always available no matter how necessary and worthy a particular request might be. It is on these occasions that the OCSAC renders vital assistance. For more information about OCSAC, call (714) 647-4593.
About the Orange County Sheriff’s Department:
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) is a multi-faceted law enforcement agency with a proud tradition of service to the residents of Orange County since 1889. Under the direction of Sheriff Sandra Hutchens and her executive command staff, nearly 3,800 sworn and professional staff members along with more than 700 volunteers and reserve personnel provide law enforcement services free from prejudice or favor, with leadership, integrity, and respect to all people. OCSD serves more than 600,000 Orange County residents in 13 contract cities and the unincorporated County areas through 24-hour police patrols, investigative units, parking control and vehicle abatement services. In addition, OCSD provides the following services to the more than three million residents of the County of Orange: coroner, forensic science, correctional facilities, hazardous device squad, communications, court security, John Wayne Airport security, harbor patrol and many other services. For more information about OCSD, visit www.OCSD.org , ‘Like’ us on Facebook and Instagram, and follow @OCSD on Twitter.