Brea, California is home to 38,778 residents and is located in OrangeCounty. There are over 1,600 people living in halfway homes or other treatment centers for drug and alcohol abuse in OrangeCounty.


Brea has roughly 1,700 cannabis users, 750 residents misusing prescription medications, 280 residents addicted to cocaine, 130 residents using psychedelic drugs, 70 residents using inhalants, and 20 residents addicted to heroin.


Brea will lose roughly 10 residents to alcohol and 1 resident to drug related overdose during the calendar year.


In the first quarter of the year the police will make close to 50 drug related arrests and 40 driving under the influence arrests.


Over 1,100 people convicted of drug possession were sent to prison in OrangeCounty in 1999. There were only 50 people sent to prison for the same charge in 1980.


According to the national crime index Brea has a property crime rate of 5 out of 10, 2 points above the national average and a violent crime rate of 3, equal to the national average. There were 87 violent crimes reported and 1,622 property crimes reported to law enforcement in 2005.

1 Listings for Brea, California

  • DAS Drug Diversion Program
    615 N. Berry St. Brea, CA 92821
    DAS Drug Diversion Program provides the following services: Drug & Alcohol Addiction