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Former intern Darin Upstill is new commander at Westminster PD

It was 1992 when Darin Upstill first started work at the Westminster Police Department – as an intern. And today, he's the agency’s newest commander. “I’m very excited for this position,”...

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According to one politician, the easy answer to police shootings is to take away their guns

On July 16 in Minneapolis, Justine Ruszczyk (also known as Justine Damond) was shot and killed by a police officer as she approached the driver’s side window of the police car. She called the...

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La Habra PD offers $10K bonuses to experienced officers to fill open positions

A cash bonus could be all the incentive some experienced officers might need to join the La Habra PD. A pilot program, approved by the city council July 17, will be offering bonuses of up to $10,000...

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Lt. Aaron Allan was shot and killed as he tried to render aid to a driver in a car crash

On Thursday, July 27,  Southport, Ind. Police Lt. Aaron Allan was shot and killed after arriving at the scene of a crash involving a car that had rolled over. Lt. Allan and another officer...

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Orange PD swears in six new officers

Family, friends and local dignitaries gathered at the Orange Police Department in support of six new officers sworn in at the agency on Wednesday, July 26. Orange Chief of Police Thomas Kisela...

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Anaheim PD investigator says event planner fraud case 'just beginning'

Their weddings, their quinceañeras and lots of their money were stolen from them. As one ripped-off bride held back tears at a recent midday press conference, Susie Schmidt quietly stood a few steps...

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Tustin officers, other PD personnel who were high school rivals now play for the same team

School may be out for summer, but at the Tustin PD, there’s always a bit of a high-school rivalry going on. That’s because the agency employs 17 graduates from the two oldest local high schools...

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Westminster PD’s crime analyst sorts through reams of data in search of answers

Elizabeth Yee’s job title isn’t often popularized on modern TV crime shows. She isn’t a detective. She’s not CSI. But she definitely helps solve crimes like homicides, sexual assaults and...

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Garden Grove PD seeks public’s help in identifying suspect in armed robbery spree

The Garden Grove PD is reaching out to the public for information about a suspect involved in a string of recent armed robberies at several fast-food restaurants and a mobile phone repair...

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BTBuzz: ‘Donut boy’ on a crusade to thank police around the country

The joke about cops and donuts has become a way for one young boy to show his appreciation to law enforcement across the country. Tyler Carach, 9, better known as “Donut Boy,” is on a...

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