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Orange takes unconventional approach to crime prevention

The Orange Police Department is stopping crime before it happens by encouraging building designs that inhibit illegal activity. The department was among the first in the state to use this unique...

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Retiring captain built Orange Police Department’s award-winning DUI program

Jeff Burton joined the Orange Police Department in 1989, during an exciting time for lawmen in the city. “It was a peak in crime at the time and things were just really busy and I just loved...

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Orange PD officer nearly killed by drunk driver says goodbye to profession he loves

The front of his T-shirt reads: Sweat dries Blood clots Bones heal The back: Suck it up, Buttercup Ever since a drunk driver nearly killed him on Dec. 10, 2016, Sharif Muzayen has been sucking...

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Orange Police Department hosts Christmas shopping spree for underprivileged children

Orange police officers and staff members treated 33 children to a Christmas shopping spree this December, bringing holiday cheer to families who would otherwise go without presents. Officers...

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Orange Police Department partners with Ronald McDonald House to help families in need of support

The Orange Police Department SWAT team worked double-duty at the Ronald McDonald House in Orange on a recent Wednesday evening. But instead of gearing up for a crisis situation, the team was there...

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For one day, at Orange Police Department, ‘our house is your house’

The safety and well-being of the community is the Orange Police Department’s first priority. At the department’s annual open house, the community got an up-close look at the variety of ways that...

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Behind the Badge in 60 Seconds: November 15

On this week's Behind the Badge in 60 Seconds, we mourn with La Habra Police Department the passing of comfort K9 Emerson, attend a local memorial service for a former Orange Police Explorer who...

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Orange PD honor guard takes center stage at Orange Field of Valor ceremony

An honor guard contingent from the Orange Police Department was front and center Saturday in a special Veterans Day ceremony. For the fourth-annual Orange Field of Valor, organized by the Community...

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Orange police mourn fatally shot Georgia officer, a former Orange PD Explorer

When word spread of the shooting death of Officer Antwan Toney of the Gwinnett County Police Department in Georgia, the news reverberated some 3,000 miles across the country and rocked the Orange...

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Orange PD applauds Old Towne Orange Plaza as one of the ‘Great Places in America’

It’s the Plaza, not the Circle, read the bumper sticker. Whatever people call it, the park in the center of downtown Orange’s traffic circle – an iconic slice of Orange County – now has...

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