Stay safe this holiday season

Tis the season to give, but it’s also the ideal time for criminals to prey on innocent victims. Unfortunately, crimes of opportunity happen more around the holidays, so staying alert is essential. To keep you and your family safe, Aliso Viejo Police Services is offering these safety tips for when you’re at home and away. […]


AlertOC is Orange County’s regional public mass notification system designed to keep those who live or work in Orange County informed of important information during emergency events. The system is sponsored and led by the County of Orange in partnership with many Orange County cities. Public mass notification systems have become a critical component of […]

Community members rallying behind injured deputy

Residents throughout the community are sending heartfelt messages to Aliso Viejo Police Services Deputy Denise French who was injured last week after a fight with a suspect.Deputy French was spotlighted on the social media site Nextdoor by Chief of Police Services Lt. John MacPherson as part of a new series to introduce Aliso Viejo’s dedicated […]

El Niño Preparedness and Information

With a strong El Niño on track to bring a wet winter, the City of Aliso Viejo is proactively taking steps to be prepared. City storm drains have been cleaned, development projects are regularly inspected, sandbags have been stockpiled and crews will be available to respond as needed during rain events. The National Weather Climate […]

Parent Project helps parents reconnect with their teens

Aliso Viejo Police Services is partnering with the Capistrano Unified School District to offer parents a unique program that can help their teenagers grow into safe and capable adults.Registration for the Parent Project is now underway for the 10-week program that takes place on Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. January 12 through March […]

Emergency Management

The mission of Emergency Management is to support citizens, first responders and City staff in building and sustaining the City’s ability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate the effects of natural disasters, human-caused disasters or acts of terrorism. Emergency Management is a division of Aliso Viejo Police Services but works […]

Sand Bags Available to Residents

Empty sand bags are available at Station 57 and most OCFA fire stations during the rainy months of the year.  Sand and empty sandbags are available to Aliso Viejo residents on a fill your own basis at Station 22 located at 24001 Paseo de Valencia in Laguna Woods.

Vacation Home Checks

This free service provides a physical check of your residence to ensure your home remains secure while you are away on vacation. For additional information, call (949) 425-2564 or you may fill out the Vacation Home Check Form and email it to Brett Gardner at or fax it to (949) 425-3889.