Columns

Dads partner with police and fire on Walk to School Day

Wednesday was “Tortoise and the Roadrunner Walk to School Day” at Laguna Road Elementary School. A dozen or so men, known affectionately as “The Dad Squad,” wore yellow safety vests to...

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You can lie, but your fingerprints never will

At my department we have the greatest piece of technology to combat LLPOF. That’s short for “Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire.” We use the Bluecheck fingerprint device whenever someone doesn’t...

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Roman: 'Never upset your girlfriend when you're a drug dealer'

Back in late 1995 or early 1996, I was dispatched to another 911 call at a small apartment complex I had never been to before. It seemed like it was going to be the typical hang up call where...

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Cypress PD: Residents beware of aggressive phone scams

If the phone rings and the person on the other end claims to be from  a law enforcement agency saying you missed jury duty and need to pay a fine or face arrest, immediately hang up. That’s the...

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Officer recounts bizarre encounter with blind man

Editor’s Note: John Roman is a traffic officer for an Orange County police agency who recently launched a blog, Badge 415 (badge415.wordpress.com/). His posts focus on the human side of police work...

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Walters' back-to-school safety tip for parents: Be a worthy role model

Summer is quickly coming to a close, and our kids are returning to the classroom. Here are some back-to-school safety tips to start the school year right. Remind your children to never talk to...

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Police honored for support of crime survivors

There wasn’t a dry eye in the house and how could there be? Four victims of violent crime came out to speak at the Anaheim White House in Anaheim Wednesday about healing, surviving and gratitude...

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Vargas: HB police deserve a wave of kudos

Crowd management is almost as much art as it is science. Having been involved in many major events, including serving as incident commander of the 2002 World Series and Stanley Cup playoffs, I have...

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Police encourage residents to monitor their finances after forgery arrest

Police arrested a woman Friday on suspicion of mail and identity theft after she tried to cash an allegedly forged money order. Police were called to a check-cashing business in the 100 block of...

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Vargas: Why would police shut down a freeway?

If you were one of the thousands of motorists impacted by the shutdown of the 91 freeway on Monday night I’d like to say on behalf of all law enforcement, “We’re really sorry about...

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