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Taking a ride with Anaheim Fire & Rescue on off-road Type 3 wildland engine

The rig rumbles up the steep fire road, some 1,300 feet about the 91 Freeway. Its massive tires chew and spit out fist-sized rocks as if they were pebbles. The rig’s engine doesn’t purr – it...

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First-ever Jeff Tobin Award goes to outstanding Drug Recognition student

They met once when they were student and teacher. They exchanged phone numbers when the teacher said the student could give him a call any time he needed help. “I will never erase that phone...

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Tustin Police officer shows major league determination

Determination wins. There’s no more flowery, roundabout explanation for how Robert Nelson got where he is. He was determined enough to make it happen. Determination can take you from a high...

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Cops who CrossFit: Anaheim officers prep for first-ever ‘Guns ’n Hoses’ competition

The cop is sweating bullets. He darts at dusk out the door of the warehouse. Another cop is inside on the ground, straining to get to his feet. A third police officer mightily heaves as she slowly...

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New PIO of Anaheim Police and Anaheim Fire & Rescue has a mind like a steel Trapp

A topographical map of Mount Everest hangs in Lt. Eric Trapp’s new office at the Anaheim Police Department. Before he became a cop and worked at REI, Trapp dreamed of scaling Earth’s highest...

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Fullerton PD officer and his wife take giving to a whole new level

Jim Talbot says his life as a day shift patrol officer for the Fullerton Police Department is pretty routine. His off hours are anything but. And he and his wife, Erin, have taken the concept of...

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Westminster officer prays for happy ending in baby-not-breathing call

A baby not breathing --- every parent’s worst nightmare and the call many police officers dread. When a call involving a child goes bad, that’s the type of thing that sticks with an officer...

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Monday morning wakeup call: Knocking on doors of sex offenders with the Anaheim PD

The boss walked out of his office to see his employee sitting on a curb, hands cuffed behind his back. “You good, Mike?” the surprised auto repair shop manager asked his mechanic. His boss...

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The Flores family of Fullerton flourishes while juggling a lot of (soft)balls

The 60-gallon fish tank in the living room of the Fullerton home speaks volumes about its occupants. No water. No fish. But inside the tank, a softball --- and on top, several trophies,...

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And the award goes to…Garden Grove Police honor their own at annual ceremony

No long walks to the podium. No speeches cut short by a live orchestra. No political statements or bloated musical numbers. Unlike the just-aired Academy Awards, the Garden Grove Police Department...

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