Wed. Oct 5th, 2022

Wayne Quint has announced his retirement from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department and he has resigned as President of the AOCDS (Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs), according to a press release which indicated that he is taking an undisclosed job in state government.

Quint won his long-running battle against the O.C. Board of Supervisors this year – as the courts refused to roll back the ridiculously generous pensions that previous Supervisors handed out to the Deputy Sheriffs.

Quint has held numerous leadership positions over the years, including:

  • President, California Coalition of Law Enforcement Associations
  • President, California Peace Officers’ Memorial Foundation
  • Treasurer, California Peace Officers’ Memorial Foundation
  • Secretary, Golden Badge Foundation

I am not sure what job it is Quint is taking.  A quick scan of Google News turned up nothing tonight, but I imagine he has been granted some sort of appointment by Governor Jerry Brown.

Quint will be replaced as President of the AOCDS by Thomas Dominguez, who has been serving as Treasurer of the AOCDS.

Here is the press release from the AOCDS announcing Quint’s retirement:

Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs

(714) 285-2800 – (714) 954-1156 FAX

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Member Advisory

At today’s meeting of the Board of Directors, AOCDS President Wayne Quint, Jr. announced he will be retiring from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department to begin a new career in state government. With this announcement, Wayne resigned as President of the Association and Board of Directors.

After a discussion by board members, Investigator Thomas Dominguez was unanimously selected to succeed Wayne as President.

The Board of Directors, also by unanimous vote, selected Deputy I Roger Hilton to complete the unexpired portion of Wayne’s term of office.

The Board of Directors would like to acknowledge and thank Wayne for his years of dedicated and passionate service to the AOCDS membership. We wish him well in his future endeavors.

There will never be another like him.


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Art Pedroza started Orange County's first political blog, the Orange Juice, back in 2003. He now publishes the top civic blog in Orange County - New Santa Ana, plus other blogs including New Anaheim, New Fullerton and the Irvine News Blog, as well as the OC Politics Blog.

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