Welcome to the California Department of Developmental Services, Office of Protective Services
Office of Protective Services
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1600 9th Street
P. O. Box 944202
Sacramento, CA 94244-2020

Info: (916) 654-1690
TTY: (916) 654-2054

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Office of Protective Services

Office of Protective Services, Department of Developmental Services
e-mail: ops@dds.ca.gov


"The Office of Protective Services (OPS) is committed to protecting and preserving the quality of life within the Developmental Centers and Community Facility, through our commitment to excellence, dedication and service to the residents and all others we serve through the delivery of specialized law enforcement and fire services."


To accomplish our mission, OPS is committed to the following organizational values:

  • Enforce the law ethically, fairly and with compassion
  • Ensure justice, safety and liberty for everyone
  • Respect the rights and dignity of others
  • Provide all services in an honest and professional manner.
Last Updated: 3/2/2018