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La Habra PD officer is crushing it as a commercial traffic enforcement specialist

The massive rock crusher only had to travel about two blocks to make it to the onramp to the freeway, where it would be allowed to operate because its owner had secured the necessary permit from the...

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Motor officers face unexpected dangers on the road

Motorcycles have an advantage when it comes to policing — they’re easily maneuverable, their riders are more approachable, and they can fit through spaces patrol cars cannot. However, motor...

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Teddy bears, tow trucks, and tickets: La Habra's parking enforcement crew keeps positive despite difficult interactions

La Habra Police Department’s parking enforcement officers know the city’s streets intimately. After all, their entire shift is spent traveling around town, enforcing La Habra’s parking...

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La Habra PD explorers on path to become leaders

Nearly every law enforcement agency has a Police Explorers program. Typically, explorers are youngsters, ages 14 to 21, who are considering a career in law enforcement. The explorers get a feel for...

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La Habra Police arrest woman accused of stolen check scheme

As scams go, this one is pretty simple. First, obtain a stolen check and make up a story to convince some unsuspecting soul to cash it in their name in exchange for a portion of the money. Then,...

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Ask the Traffic Cop: U-turns and right turns

Most of us forget, at least momentarily, the finer points of what we learned in our driver’s education classes, or what we studied for our driver’s test. The moment of truth comes and you...

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La Habra Police Pet Detective: Why pets should be licensed

This month’s Pet Detective column involves one of the most commonly asked questions —or, if you like, one of the most common gripes of pet owners. La Habra Police Department’s Senior Animal...

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Records staff the ‘unsung heroes’ of La Habra Police Department

Paperwork may not be the first thing to come to mind when you hear the words “police work”, but it is an important aspect of law enforcement. From police reports to citations to stolen vehicle...

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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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