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Orange PD creates photo wall to honor K9s and handlers throughout the years

Orange PD Sgt. Trevor Cullen remembers getting the call from the narcotics unit about suspicious packages at the mall. Arriving with his K9 partner, then-85-pound German shepherd Argo, he asked the...

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OCSD deputy makes sure jail system is compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act

Compliance Deputy Ron Miller says he often asks his sheriff’s academy students to imagine if their dad was brought into custody of the jails. How would they want him treated? More specifically:...

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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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Anaheim PD adds five new officers to ranks

The Anaheim PD has added five new officers to its ranks. The members of the Basic Academy Class 229 graduated Thursday, Jan. 25 from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Regional Training...

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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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Friendship sparks from Canyon 2 Fire

Christina Earle of Anaheim Hills was in a panic when she first met Capt. John Strickland of Anaheim Fire & Rescue. It was Oct. 9, the morning the Canyon 2 brush fire began. “I remember being...

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Tustin PD adds two new officers to its force

Andrew Ok and Bradley Schultz are the newest officers to join the Tustin Police Department. Both graduated, along with scores of other recruits from numerous agencies, on Thursday, Jan. 25 at the...

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12 years on, the killing of a Jane Doe still eats at seasoned OCSD homicide investigator

She was found dead on her back in the brush, about 12 feet down an embankment on Ortega Highway. Her fingernails, with white hearts painted on them, remained clean and unbroken. She was wearing...

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Tustin/Irvine Crisis Negotiation Team practices training during real-life incident

The man stood on the top of a multilevel parking structure at a retail and residential center in Irvine as several members of the crisis negotiation team (CNT) spoke to him from a distance. It was...

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Senior and rookie firefighters find common ground at Anaheim Fire & Rescue

It’s been more than three decades since senior firefighter and paramedic Daniel Lambert, 58, joined Anaheim Fire & Rescue. But though the world has changed, some things are constant — such...

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