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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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In unprecedented gesture, AF&R's Station 11 opens doors to displaced OCFA personnel

As first responders, firefighters witness the anguish experienced by families who’ve been left homeless and without possessions after a fire has destroyed their homes. But who comforts...

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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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AFR partners with Anaheim Public Libraries to teach kids to Wear Your Helmet Like a Pro

Walt Disney Elementary School student Zebedee Baumbach, 10, recently learned some important lessons on proper bicycle helmet use from Anaheim Fire & Rescue. He and about a hundred peers from...

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OCSD’s human remains detection dog, Cinder, is hard at work in training

In leaps and bounds, Cinder charges through the grassy slopes at Laguna Niguel Regional Park. She stops to chase off a gaggle of geese, and suddenly realizes rolling around in fresh mud seems like a...

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Anaheim Fire & Rescue creates dual position in fire prevention and hazmat regulation

Michael Galleano, the new community risk reduction officer for Anaheim Fire & Rescue, explains his role in the fire department by likening himself to a car mechanic. He’s the one who makes...

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Fullerton PD honors resident whose swift action saved 20-month-old baby’s life

Editor's note: The Fullerton Police Department, at its monthly crime strategy meetings, honors citizens who have performed extraordinary acts in the service of public safety. On Feb. 8, the FPD...

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10 OC Sheriff's Department sworn employees honored at Annual Appreciation Dinner

Some stood out for making a high number of arrests. Others were singled out for acts of bravery or for investigative skills. And some, through a single act of compassion, took the concept of...

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FPD chief dispels rumors, calms fears in Latino community on immigration issues

Fullerton Police Chief David Hinig recently assured parents and administrators at Pacific Drive Elementary School that public safety, not immigration, is the FPD’s primary concern. Since the...

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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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