June 2008 ISSUE
We do not make jokes, we simply watch the LA Times, the Orange County Register and CID/HOA board of directors and report the facts!
The OCSD Culture Thing – It is not my Job!
The leading OC Sheriff
candidates agree that the OC Sheriff’s Department
needs an organizational culture makeover, the OC
District Attorney finds the current OCSD’s culture
lacking, the Orange County Board of Supervisors demand
changes to the OC Sheriff’s Department’s
organizational culture, and the President of the
Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriff’s Wayne
Quint agree that a culture change is required.
So what exactly is
be viewed as the basic pattern of shared assumptions,
values, and beliefs governing the way employees within
an organization think about and act on problems and
culture is a deeply embedded form of social control,
is the social
glue that bonds people together and makes them feel
part of the organizational experience and helps
employees make sense of the workplace.
So what is the Orange County DA doing about it
– apparently there is little the DA can legally do.
A review of the process being used by the Orange
County Board of Supervisors to hire a new Sheriff
indicates the process is
severely flawed and may explain why two current
OC Sheriff insiders involved in mud-wrestling made the
In a KOCE interview Monday,
May 19, 2008 titled “Deputies
Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs president
Sgt. Wayne Quint is asked:
the jail, Grand Jury criticism, the supervisors, the
media, controversies over pay & benefits. Sheriff
Deputies are under fire. What do they have to say? Quint
agrees that a culture change in the department is
needed, “but it starts at the top”, he says in the
denies there is
a code of silence in the department, but does not
explain what no one stood up to demand a culture
the interview he states a belief in personal
accountability, but assumes no responsibility for the
current state of affairs.
The message heard loud an clear from the Orange
County Board of Supervisors to the District Attorney
to the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs is
that the OCSD is in dire need of a makeover – is it
not their job to do it.
Coto de Caza Board of Directors to Help Hire the new OC Sheriff?
OCSD Insiders Make Paper Cut - How? We do not know We understand that a "paper cut" has been performed by Bob Murray
and Associates, the talent search firm being used to
hire the next OC Sheriff.
We have contacted a number of the cut
candidates - apparently, they did not know they were no longer viable candidates.
OCSD Insiders Make Paper Cut - How? We do not know We understand that a "paper cut" has been performed by Bob Murray and Associates, the talent search firm being used to hire the next OC Sheriff. We have contacted a number of the cut candidates - apparently, they did not know they were no longer viable candidates.
to Serve or Serving to Work? - AOCDS Fundraiser
Three OC Blind Mice
OCSD Fox Guarding the Hen
Board of Supervisors Full Of Sound and Fury,
Safety Owners and Orphans
Chat with OC Sheriff Candidates - Coto de Caza's Own
Sheriff personnel not criminally liable in death of
Cleaning at the OCSD Continues
Chat with OC Sheriff Department Candidate: Craig
Chat with OC Sheriff Candidates: Kevin Keyes
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