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La Habra police find robber in trunk of Honda Civic

Officer Kevin Love of the La Habra Police Department intently listened to the broadcast of an armed robbery that had just occurred at a local gas station. With the information provided in the...

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La Habra Police Department seeks fresh leads in fatal hit-and-run that killed woman, 60

They chased dozens and dozens of leads and spent months looking for the culprit, and even put up a $25,000 reward for information. They conducted surveillance on possible suspects and alerted...

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La Habra Police Pet Detective: Our pets get cold, too

La Habra Police Department Animal Control officers get to see the best and worst of how people treat animals. How much they care as well as how cruel they can be. But often, it’s simply a case of...

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Ask the La Habra traffic cop: Don’t forget how to drive in the rain

On the rare occasions raindrops fall in Southern California, drivers often reveal how little they seem to know about driving in wet road conditions. La Habra Police Department Sgt. Jim Tigner...

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Ask the Traffic Cop: How to spot a DUI

Traffic officers see it all on the road: the best and worst behavior behind the wheel. And while some drivers might not love them — there’s no law about that — they help make us safer every...

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La Habra PD promotes six during ceremony

The La Habra Police Department announced the promotions of six officers — two to corporal, three to sergeant, and one to lieutenant — to rousing applause from the audience at the La Habra...

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La Habra native makes good use of 30 years at police department

Lieutenant Mel Ruiz’s last day as a regular member of the La Habra Police was Dec. 22, and he’s still not sure how he feels about it—except for knowing that he’s walking out the door a very...

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Team effort by La Habra officers, dispatchers prevents man from hurting self, others

The shirtless man stood on the roof of the La Habra apartment complex, distraught and acting erratically on the cold December night. He had stacked some cinder blocks atop the two-story building to...

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La Habra PD offers bonus to entice experienced officers to join the force

The La Habra Police Department is hiring, and is offering a $10,000 bonus to experienced officers in California who join the agency. The bonus helps La Habra compete with larger agencies when...

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La Habra officer deploys lifesaving drug to overdose victim

La Habra police officers on Dec. 12 saved a man’s life using a drug recently added to the PD’s arsenal — a nasal spray that prevents opioid overdoses. The officers received a call of a man...

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