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Orange detective reached top of Air Force’s enlisted ranks by heeding her mom's advice

Her mother used to tell her all the time: It’s not where you start. It’s where you end up. Where Tina Dunneback started wasn’t the best. Her mother and father divorced when she was 1. It...

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Orange PD and city celebrate two years of Community Emergency Response Team

One Community Emergency Response Team volunteer gently walked an elderly woman out of the building while asking her name. Another asked a young boy lying on a red tarp outside: “Is it OK if I...

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MADD honors top DUI arresting officers and surprise ‘community hero’ from Orange PD

In a room packed with some 500 police officers and command staff from law enforcement agencies from four counties, two Orange PD officers emerged as key honorees at MADD Southern California’s...

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Orange PD’s Homeless Liaison Officers show plenty of HEART

The Orange PD officers casually walk up to the packed truck with a sign reading “Don’t Let Drugs Control Your Life.” They talk a little with the man and woman they find there. The...

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And they’re off! Orange PD stops horsing around, forms its first-ever mounted unit

When she became an Orange PD officer 22 years ago, Tina Dunneback told herself if the agency ever were to form its own Mounted Unit, the longtime horse lover would be the first to sign up. Dunneback...

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OPD Officer Jude King shares the story of his unique childhood, including life on the streets

Happily married with three children and an Orange Police Department officer for eight years, Jude King is in a very different place than where he was growing up. For 4 1/2 years, between the ages...

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Orange PD producing another video in series on police interactions with the mentally ill

A distraught U.S. Army veteran suffering from PTSD attaches one end of a hose to the exhaust pipe of his SUV and the other end into the driver’s side window, cracked up just enough for the hose to...

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Orange PD rolls out red carpet for visiting 'Officer Colin,' 9, of the Ithaca PD

For most of his life, Colin Hayward Toland, 9, has been battling brain cancer. He's a celebrity in his hometown of Ithaca, N.Y., because of his relationship with the Ithaca PD, which in September...

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Orange PD Hispanic Outreach empowers residents, fosters partnerships with police

The message couldn’t be clearer. “You are part of our community,” said Orange Police Chief Tom Kisela, speaking to the newest group of graduates from the department’s Hispanic Outreach...

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Orange PD detective doubles as high-energy fitness instructor ‘Bodypump Dave’

Bright and early on a Saturday morning, Orange Police Department Det. Dave Pasino prepares for work. Clad in a black tank, shorts and running shoes, Pasino heads to the front of the class and talks...

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