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Garden Grove PD carries torch for Special Olympics, and readies for second run

Once is not enough. The Garden Grove PD participated in the Torch Run for the Special Olympics last week, and is set to do it again this week, on Friday, June 8 --- joining other law enforcement...

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Garden Grove PD remembers its Fallen Five

They are more than simply names on a memorial. Sgt. Myron L. Trapp was an aficionado of Western movies and books and cooked up chili hot enough to set your mouth ablaze. Reserve Officer Andy...

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Garden Grove Police seek witnesses to shooting that sends two men to trauma unit

Two men were shot in Garden Grove on Tuesday night, May 22, and the Garden Grove Police are seeking witnesses who may have seen the suspects or suspects and a car they possibly were driving. The...

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Garden Grove PD corporal now on patrol with new K9 partner – finally

With 85-pound, sable-red German shepherd, Kody, attached firmly to the other end of the jute toy in his hand, Garden Grove PD Cpl. John Bankson finally has found his match. Or so he hopes. Since...

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GGPD officers arrest DUI suspect after chase to Long Beach

Garden Grove PD officers pursued a DUI suspect to Long Beach on Tuesday in a late-night chase that ended with the suspect’s vehicle flipping and ending on its side after the driver attempted to...

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Garden Grove Police seek three suspects who assaulted man after tampering with his car

A man was assaulted by three suspects Thursday night after he confronted them as they were possibly tampering with his car. The assault occurred around 10:50 p.m. April 5 in the area of Brookhurst...

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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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Two adults and their two toddlers found dead in van in parking lot of CVS in Garden Grove

Authorities Friday are trying to identify and determine the cause of death of four people, including two toddlers, found dead in a van in a parking lot in Garden Grove. Garden Grove PD officers who...

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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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