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For a career in law enforcement, the Garden Grove Police Cadet Program is a good place to start

Capt. Tom DaRe, Capt. Ed Leiva, Lt. Carl Whitney, Officer Hector Ferreira, and Officer Austin Laverty have something in common. Before they become sworn officers for Garden Grove Police...

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Cold Case files: Woman beaten to death in her home with bowling pin

Police are seeking leads in the murder of a woman who was killed in a back bedroom of her home on Nov. 21, 1978. “This lady is truly an innocent victim,” said Det. Michael Farley of the Garden...

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Three detectives say goodbye to GGPD, hello to new careers with O.C. District Attorney

Investigators Bob Bogue and Mike Farley sat in a conference room at the Garden Grove PD on a recent afternoon talking about their long tenures as detectives at the agency, as well as their new jobs:...

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Public safety a family affair for Garden Grove PD community service officer

Community Service Officer Shelby Keuilian grew up around police and fire officials, so it’s no surprise that her chosen career follows the path of public service. Officers would often visit...

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Pastor James desperately needed new wheels, so the GGPD came up with the key solution

After Chaplain James Scheller finished his prayer in front of guests at the Garden Grove Police Association Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday evening, he headed back to his seat where he thought he...

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Garden Grove PD seeks information about man found with gunshot wound to head

Garden Grove police officers responded to a report of shots fired at about 7:20 p.m. March 1, and found a man who appeared to have sustained a gunshot wound to the head. The Garden Grove Police...

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Garden Grove officer recounts scary brush with suspected carjacker taken down by K9

Editor's note: This story has been updated. Suspect Antonio Padilla Jr., 37, of Palm Desert was charged Wednesday, Feb. 28, with multiple felonies and misdemeanors that, if he is convicted, come with...

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Man found guilty in 2015 death of teen on Keel Avenue in Garden Grove

A Santa Ana man has been convicted of murder in a gang-related shooting of two teens the afternoon of October 2, 2015 in Garden Grove. Adrian De La Riva, 27, was found guilty on Feb. 14 of first...

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Video: Partition failed in Garden Grove patrol car in which man fired shot through window

The Garden Grove Police Department has discovered that the locking mechanism of the Plexiglas partition in a patrol car failed on Feb. 13, allowing a man in the car’s backseat to access a...

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Garden Grove PD welcomes three new officers to its family

Garden Grove’s three new police officers each bring their individual skill sets and life experiences to the job: Aaron Shipley, 29, is a U.S. Marine reservist with a strong desire to fight...

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