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Captain Ryan Pierce serves as Chief of Police Services for the city of Stanton.

The Orange County Sheriff's Department has provided law enforcement services for Stanton since February of 1988 when the city Police Department and Sheriff’s Department merged. Stanton Police Services includes five sergeants, twenty patrol deputies, one motor deputy, two deputies assigned to the city’s Community Enhancement Team, two investigators, two investigative assistants, two office specialists, and a part time cadet. Community programs offered by Stanton Police Services include GRIP, Neighborhood Watch, Business Watch, homeless outreach and community events.  

In addition to the patrol and investigative services offered directly from Stanton Police Services, the Sheriff’s Department also provides street and regional narcotics suppression programs, a Gang Enforcement Team (GET), a mounted unit, a Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team, the Hazardous Devices (BOMB) Squad, hostage negotiations, numerous special investigation units, helicopter patrols, the Drug Use Is Life Abuse (DUILA) drug education program, Stanton Sheriff's Explorers, and a large complement of professional service and patrol trained Reserve Deputy Sheriffs, many of whom volunteer their time for numerous City events and the Annual Classic Car show.
The Stanton Investigative Unit provides investigative services for the City of Stanton, pursuing to conclusion all cases generated from reports taken by the patrol deputies. These cases involve all crimes except homicide, rape, fraud, vice and narcotics, which are handled by the appropriate specialty detail of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s, Criminal Investigations Division.

Sheriff's Non-Emergency Dispatch: 714-647-7000 or 949-770-6011

Stanton Police Services:  714-889-7866