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Tustin PD taking back park that had become a haven for crime and transients

For Sheridan Hjorth, it was all about free popsicles. Her brother, Alexander, liked exploring. And rounding out the set of 10-year-old triplets was Matthew, who enjoyed getting close-up looks at...

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Tustin PD’s new K9 team, Kingsley and Officer Chuck Mitchell, now are on duty

Belgian Malinois Kingsley officially began duty as a police K9 for the Tustin Police Department on Wednesday, March 8. “He’s doing great; he’s raring to go,” said Kingsley’s handler,...

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Tustin PD K9 Bravo heads into retirement with many tales to bark about

K9 Bravo has logged five suspect apprehensions – with bites – over 30 assisted arrests with narcotics finds and over 30 “give-up” arrests over his five years as a Tustin Police K9. He also...

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Tustin Police Department welcomes new police K9, Kingsley, to the agency

Tustin PD Officer Chuck Mitchell has a new partner, and his name is Kingsley. The 2 1/2-year-old Belgian Malinois was selected Jan. 19 by TPD’s K9 team, which now includes Mitchell. “When you...

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Tustin PD dispatcher traces her long line of relatives in law enforcement to mid-1700s

When she was 2, Amanda Shanahan loved to hop onto the lap of her godmother while she was dispatching for the Tustin PD. Her godmother, Scottie Frazier, often would see Amanda at work and tell her...

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In a gloomy year for law enforcement, these Tustin PD personnel stood out in 2016

In a year that, at least nationally, was a gloomy one for law enforcement, the Tustin Police Department recently celebrated the great work its officers, professional staff and volunteers performed in...

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Tustin Police escort Santa and Mrs. Claus to neighborhoods, spreading holiday cheer

Dawn Smith of Tustin Ranch’s Maricopa neighborhood was enjoying her Monday night with the family’s annual “Elf” Party, which involves donning onesie pajamas and watching Will Ferrell’s...

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From weekend warrior to street enforcement: Tustin PD officer sheds light on intricacies of becoming a motor

At first, it looked impossible. There seemed no way to maneuver a nearly 900-pound motorcycle through orange traffic cones laid out in tight spiral patterns on blacktop. Tim Crouch lost count...

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Tustin PD delivers early Christmas cheer to local families

Tustin Police Chief Celano calls it one his “favorite events of the year.” Speaking in front of 135 children and their families, special guests for the department’s annual Santa Cop...

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Tustin PD, city employees bring holiday joy to dozens of hospitalized children and young adults

When Santa Claus walked into the community room at Foothill Regional Medical Center to hand out gifts to several children in wheelchairs gathered there, the little girl with the brown ponytail,...

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