SHERIFF-CORONER DEPARTMENT MEDIA ADVISORY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contacts: Jim Amormino, (714) 647-7042, Gail Krause, (714) 647-1840
OC Sheriff’s Department’s 25th Medal of Valor Ceremony
SANTA ANA, CA – (March 22, 2013) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will honor 30 of their own
at the 25th Anniversary Luncheon of the Medal of Valor Ceremony. This annual 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 Valor, Courage, Merit, and Lifesaving.
The event is underwritten and hosted by the Sheriff’s Advisory Council.
WHAT: 25th Anniversary Medal of Valor Luncheon
WHEN: Tuesday, March 26, 2013
- 10:30 a.m. Media Preview: Video and Photo Opportunities: Interviews with Sheriff Sandra Hutchens, 2013 Medal Recipients, Ret. Sergeant Tom Fox – the first recipient of the Medal of Valor in 1989
- 11:30 a.m. Ceremony begins
WHERE: Hyatt Regency Irvine, located at 17900 Jamboree Boulevard, Irvine, CA
WHO: 37 medals will be presented to 30 recipients 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. There are approximately 560 business and community leaders who are member of the OCSAC. For more information about OCSAC, call (714) 647-4593.
About 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 and ‘Like’ us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OCSheriff.
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