Gang Reduction and Directed Enforcement (G.R.A.D.E.) Unit

G.R.A.D.E. directs their focus on gangs and gang-related activity within the city of Tustin while also partnering with Orange County Probation


The Gang Reduction And Directed Enforcement (G.R.A.D.E.) Unit was created on February 19, 2018. G.R.A.D.E. is part of the Special Operations Command and currently consists of two Sergeants, two Detectives, and six Officers. The G.R.A.D.E. unit works in cooperation with the General Investigations, Patrol, and other law enforcement agencies throughout Orange County.

G.R.A.D.E.’s mission is to reduce gang crime throughout the city and conduct proactive enforcement in areas identified as “hot spots.”

Contact: Sergeant Dave Welde

Contact: Sergeant Chris Gerber


 Contact Dispatch – Phone number: 714-573-3225

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