OCSD’s first female deputy celebrates 89th birthday with her new family of ‘daughters’


Alice Chandler never married and never had children. Now, at age 89, she has more “daughters” than she can count. As the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s first female deputy, Chandler has been “adopted” by women in law enforcement from throughout the county. Chandler received her first ever Mother’s Day call ever this year. And on Sunday, June 25, Chandler’s “family” threw her the biggest birthday party she ever had. Garden Grove Police Officer Katherine Anderson organized the gathering, which took place at Moreno’s Restaurant in Orange. Anderson, who incidentally is Garden Grove PD’s first female motorcycle officer, first learned about…

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