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BTBuzz: Late police officer’s son surprised at 5th grade graduation

Nine police officers cheered as they watched 5th grader Kaleb Crowder graduate from Northboro Elementary School in West Palm Beach on May 25. The Boynton Beach Police Department surprised Kaleb by...

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La Habra PD officer is crushing it as a commercial traffic enforcement specialist

The massive rock crusher only had to travel about two blocks to make it to the onramp to the freeway, where it would be allowed to operate because its owner had secured the necessary permit from the...

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Motor officers face unexpected dangers on the road

Motorcycles have an advantage when it comes to policing — they’re easily maneuverable, their riders are more approachable, and they can fit through spaces patrol cars cannot. However, motor...

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Teddy bears, tow trucks, and tickets: La Habra's parking enforcement crew keeps positive despite difficult interactions

La Habra Police Department’s parking enforcement officers know the city’s streets intimately. After all, their entire shift is spent traveling around town, enforcing La Habra’s parking...

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Public invited to Tustin PD's 22nd annual open house on Saturday, June 16

K9 demonstrations, a tour of the police department, and free hot dogs while supplies last. These are just a few reasons to attend the Tustin Police Department’s 22nd annual open house on...

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OCSD’s Medal of Valor ceremony honors 27, including 6 for actions during Vegas massacre

After the deputy got his wife to the exit that led to safety, he knew he had to go back into the kill zone. She begged him to go with her. “She grabbed me by the arm and said, ‘You have to come...

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WPD honors the memories and families of fallen officers at annual ceremony

Westminster PD Lt. Ronald W. Weber passed away on June 6, 2003 after a battle with cancer resulting from his years of investigations of illegal drug labs. Motor Officer Steven L. Phillips was...

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30 mothers are ‘Queens for a Day’ at APD-run Orange County Family Justice Center

The mother of four and grandmother of one said she never finds the time to pamper herself. She puts family first. On Saturday, May 12 --- the day before Mother’s Day --- she and 29 other mothers,...

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Anaheim Fire & Rescue joins police, city volunteers to repair American Legion Post 72

For nearly 100 years, American Legion Anaheim Post 72 has been a fixture in the community, helping children, veterans, and those in need. This time, Post 72 was the recipient of kindness. About 35...

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10-year OCSD veteran relishes new role as agency’s first ‘Quality of Life’ deputy

The deputy walks along the paved Oso Creek Trail, looking for a homeless man named Craig. As she heads under a bridge at Marguerite Parkway and La Paz Road, where she made contact with the man the...

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