Thank you for visiting Behind the Badge OC – news from a public-safety perspective. We cover crime and crime prevention.  We track trends and share stories about the men and women who keep Orange County safe. And we offer commentary from law enforcement experts.

Through our reporting and commentaries, we strive to inform the public about the growing complexity and evolving standards of modern policing and firefighting. Today’s officers, firefighters and paramedics are more educated than any in history – and they are using new strategies and embracing technology to enhance the region’s outstanding safety record.


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