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- Pay or Dispute a Parking Citation
- Pay or Renew a Parking Permit
- Schedule a Neighborhood Watch Meeting
- Sign Up AlertOC
- View Community Crime Map
If you have information related to criminal activity, you can contact the City of Orange Police Department.
Emergency: Please dial 911 for emergencies
Hiring Process and Disqualifiers
Share a Compliment or Concern
If you would like to commend an Orange Police Department employee for great service, or if you have a concern or complaint, please contact the Orange Police Department.
Call the on-duty Watch Commander at (714) 744-7403.
The Public Information Officer (PIO) coordinates the release of information to the public. Direct all media inquiries to Sergeant Phil McMullin.
To pay or renew your parking permit, visit the City of Orange Permit Registration System.
If you have questions about your parking permit, call the Orange Police Department at (714) 744-7451 or (714) 744-7471.
Orange enjoys relatively low levels of crime, but we can always do better. Neighborhood Watch is an effective crime prevention tool.
Stay Informed with AlertOC
AlertOC is a mass notification system designed to keep Orange County residents and businesses informed of emergencies. By registering with AlertOC, time-sensitive voice messages from the City of Orange may be sent to your home, mobile, or business phone. Text messages may also be sent to mobile phones, e-mail accounts, and hearing impaired receiving devices.
Public mass notification systems have become a critical component of emergency preparation and response. Public Safety officials utilize the system to rapidly send out messages when there is a perceived, emerging, or imminent situation that may require community action, such as evacuation.
Based on the severity of the event, AlertOC may be used to contact residents by one or all of the following methods:
Residents are encouraged to sign up for this important notification service at AlertOC.org.
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions as well as County privacy policies are provided on the County's website.