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Anaheim Police seek public’s help in locating missing 12-year-old girl

The Anaheim Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating 12-year-old Nancy Martinez, who left her home Wednesday night and has not returned. Martinez is described as 5 feet 6...

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Nemeroff: Recruits more educated but face unprecedented challenges

Any time an experienced police officer attends a law enforcement graduation ceremony, he tends to reflect on his own ceremony, years before, and expect something similar. While the pomp and...

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Home, sweet home: Two homeless adults get to experience it, thanks to Fullerton PD

The Fullerton Police Department continues to successfully link people who have fallen on hard times with loved ones willing to take them in. Cpl. Michael McCaskill and Officer Cary Tong, two of the...

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La Habra sergeant's wife vows to be voice for women battling cervical cancer

La Habra Sgt. Jeff Baylos paced the hallway, the front yard, the kitchen and the bedroom. It’s what he does when he’s on the phone and nervous. There was no way he could sleep until he had...

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Healthy, balanced cops goal of Westminster police training

“Most of you are not going to survive this job,” Dr. Kevin Gilmartin announces to the audience. The statement comes with little reaction from the more than 50 officers listening. Those who...

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Video: Girl Scout raises nearly $2,000 to pay for vest for Garden Grove police dog

Enterprising Girl Scout Veronica Gomez recently raised nearly $2,000 to pay for a vest for Strauss, a Garden Grove K9. Click on the video above to learn about how Veronica, a member of Girl Scout...

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Readers really ‘liked’ last week’s top stories

It was a reunion that BehindTheBadgeOC.com readers really liked – more than 25,000 times on Facebook. The story: A man whose life was changed by the Fullerton Police officer who arrested...

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Westminster police celebrate changes on their force

Earning an additional stripe on the uniform sleeve or a star for the collar is not an easy feat for a law enforcement officer. An officer’s career and credentials are studied, even scrutinized,...

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New Fullerton Police captain John Siko eager to help shape future of agency

OK, first things first. That last name. John Siko, recently promoted to captain at the Fullerton Police Department, where he started as a cadet in 1983, has been dealing with questions about his...

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Update: Missing man with dementia, 71, found, Fullerton Police say

UPDATE, 5:40 P.M. Wednesday -- "Parker was just located by Buena Park PD after a radio call; he is safe and sound." --- Fullerton PD news release. Original story: Malcolm Parker last was seen...

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