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Orange PD honors officers, firefighters for saving life of officer hit by impaired driver

They came to honor the officers and firefighters who helped save the life of a grievously injured officer after a suspected drunk driver struck him while he stood behind his patrol car. And although...

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VIDEO: Man dies after officer-involved shooting in Orange

Editor's note: The video contains profanity and graphic images. An Orange man that police describe as having an extensive criminal history was shot and killed by an Orange PD officer late Sunday...

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Orange K9 attacked by knife-wielding suspect during 12-hour standoff, but he’s fine

Chemical agents. A bullhorn. A K9. The Orange PD threw a lot of tools at a suspect during a 12-hour standoff that ended early Monday when the knife-wielding man was taken into custody after having...

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Orange officer who nearly lost leg gets treated, along with family, to screening of 'Rogue One'

Finally. Orange Police Officer Sharif Muzayen and his fellow "Star Wars"-addicted family were looking forward to opening night of "Rogue One" in December when a suspected drunk driver hit and nearly...

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Nearly killed by DUI suspect, Orange police officer is humbled by outpouring of support

The police officer inched down the hospital hallway as he strained to hold himself up in a walker, his breathing becoming more labored as the pain in his left leg worsened. “About a seven or...

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Orange County Trauma Intervention Program honors 21 at annual Heroes With Heart Gala

The word “angels” was mentioned several times at the awards gala. Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens used it to refer to the nearly 100 volunteers who help people in crisis through the Trauma...

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Golden West Criminal Justice Center graduates 20 new officers for SoCal agencies

As Orange County’s newest law enforcement officers stood at attention on their graduation day, Huntington Beach Police Chief Robert Handy didn’t wish them luck. Luck, Handy said, isn’t what...

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Dozens of new officers join Orange County's ranks

Each week it became more difficult, and each week fewer stuck around. The program at the Orange County Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy is hard because it has to be. Making the program...

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Solemn ceremony at O.C. Peace Officers’ Memorial honors 53 killed in line of duty

Hundreds of citizens and police officers turned out at the Orange County Peace Officers’ Memorial Monument last week to pay tribute to the 53 men and women killed in the line of duty in Orange...

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‘SketchCop’ excerpt: Brothers to the bone

Editor’s note: Michael W. Streed is a retired Orange Police sergeant, owner of SketchCop Solutions and author of the book, “SketchCop: Drawing a Line Against Crime.” You can get his...

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