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Kids and fathers in Adventure Guides program get behind-the-scenes tour of Fullerton PD

The youngster cracked wise. “Is Sgt. Joe Friday back there?” No, for the record, he isn’t. But nice try. Fun --- mixed with a lot of learning --- was on the agenda last week when more than a...

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Westminster’s newest homicide detective solves first murder case within days

When a phone call wakes Det. Norma Vasquez from sleep, she knows what it means. It means a long day ahead. It means thriving off the rush of adrenaline while combating the fatigue that settles in...

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Fullerton cops, firefighters preach value of teamwork in city’s first Team Kids program

“How many of you have been told you’re too little to do something?” A sea of tiny hands shoots up. “How about that you’re too young?” They shoot up again. The students at Rolling Hills...

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Huntington Beach horse program teaches life skills, inspires change for at-risk youth

“How many of you have tried drugs or alcohol?” “Does wine count as alcohol?” asks one of the 6th graders. “Yes,” Carole Harris tells the student. More than half the group of 10...

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Westminster police arrest intoxicated driver who hits pedestrian, flees scene

Police arrested a 23-year-old woman Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence, hitting a pedestrian and leaving the scene. Officers at nearly 1 a.m. Friday, April 24, received...

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Anaheim Fire & Rescue prepares for Wildfire Awareness Week, invites public to May 2 event

The big, furry guy stood out in the council chambers. But Smokey Bear’s appearance April 21 at the Anaheim City Council was timely and important. With the state still gripped in an ominous drought...

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BTB Radio: Officers who tarnish the badge make job harder

BehindtheBadgeOC.com launched an Internet radio podcast today, hosted by veteran Orange County police officer Kevin Von Luft that will offer a perspective of law enforcement that isn’t on the air...

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Westminster officer up for award to honor his work recovering stolen vehicles

A Westminster detective has qualified for a prestigious award from the California Highway Patrol for his work recovering dozens of stolen vehicles last year. Det. Michael Harvey’s investigative...

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The bad guys had vanished with a family’s life possessions – until she showed up for work

The bad guys were in the process of divvying up their ill-gotten gains. Within a few minutes, they would be in the wind --- hiding from the law after stealing the entire household belongings of a...

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Law enforcement symposium shines spotlight on issue of interacting with the mentally ill

The cops and other public service professionals settled into their seats to watch a full-length feature film, but this was no funfest at the local cinema. The subject of the movie was dark as night,...

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