Request a Ride-Along

In an effort to minimize potential exposure to COVID-19 for Sheriff’s Department personnel and the public, civilian ride-alongs have been suspended until further notice.

The Orange County Sheriff Department's ride-along program is offered primarily to Orange County residents and those employed by the County of Orange. Every attempt will be made to accommodate interested persons however any applicant may be disqualified without cause. A background check will be conducted on all applicants. There is no guarantee a ride will be authorized by the Division Commander.

Download the ride-along application below and send completed forms to

Ride-Along Request Form