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Paint vandal caught red-handed by Tustin police

A man who had “fresh red paint” on his hands was arrested this week by Tustin police officers after several cars were vandalized with red spray paint. Donald Loren Knowles, 44, of Tustin was...

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Anaheim PD blood drive and bone marrow registry deemed a royal success

Even the queen showed up. Well, technically, this particular queen (Julianne Ruck) regularly reigns at Medieval Times, the dinner theater in Buena Park. Still, the queen and an accompanying knight...

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La Habra PD explorers on path to become leaders

Nearly every law enforcement agency has a Police Explorers program. Typically, explorers are youngsters, ages 14 to 21, who are considering a career in law enforcement. The explorers get a feel for...

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La Habra Police arrest woman accused of stolen check scheme

As scams go, this one is pretty simple. First, obtain a stolen check and make up a story to convince some unsuspecting soul to cash it in their name in exchange for a portion of the money. Then,...

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Newly opened Crime Survivors Resource Center is a place for victims to find healing

The modern desks, computers, phones and conference tables within the freshly painted walls in an office space in Irvine merely are the tools. It’s the people using them who serve an invaluable...

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He shows gratitude toward law enforcement, one chicken leg at a time

It’s not completely unheard of for a person to get arrested, turn their lives around and then credit the arrest as the catalyst that sparked the turnaround. Less typical is the person who thanks...

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Tustin PD Homeless Outreach team strikes a careful balance on the streets

Two homeless men listen quietly to offers of shelter on a chilly February morning in Tustin. More than 20 minutes after being roused from their bivouac behind a trash bin, they also will quietly...

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Vargas: Any discussion about police use of force must include reality of the risks they face daily

There’s a lot of dishonesty today in our political rhetoric. In fact, it seems the truth is a matter of whose version and whose bias the media is catering to. By the way, by "media" I don’t only...

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BTBuzz: Atlanta Deputy Chief gives a family a home

Ebony Rhodes and her four children lived in her car for six months after failing to make a deposit on their apartment. Rhodes had fallen ill and couldn’t make enough money for the payment, forcing...

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Law Enforcement Torch Run supporting Special Olympics Southern California kicks off planning efforts at OCSD Training Center

Local law enforcement agencies and Special Olympics representatives gathered April 3 for a kick-off meeting for the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run, an event that last year raised $1.3 million with...

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