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Alhambra PD promotes Jennifer Wiese to Assistant Chief

During her 30-year career at the Alhambra Police Department, Jennifer Wiese has had the chance to work a multitude of assignments. She spent time in the records department, traffic and found herself...

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Students sprout their stuff in OCSD Movember contest at Laguna Hills High

It’s been hairy in the quad at Laguna Hills High School. Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy Anthony Sambrano is happy about that. As part of a campaign designed to raise awareness about prostate...

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Contract with Cal Fire pays off big for Anaheim Fire & Rescue on recent canyon fires

As one of the top wildland fire experts in the country, Anaheim Fire & Rescue Deputy Chief Pat Russell sees a lot of action during the fire season. And as an operation sections chief on a...

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DNA evidence helps La Habra detectives find suspects, close cases

When La Habra Police Department Burglary Det. Jason Willard gets an email with the subject line: “CODIS Hit,” he knows his case is heating up. The FBI’s Combined DNA Index System (CODIS)...

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Vargas: On Thanksgiving Day, two people died because they made the bad decision to flee from the cops

On Thanksgiving Day, two men died because they made the very bad decision to try to outrun the police. The pursuit originated in Villa Park in response to a burglary call. Deputies pursued...

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Westminster PD mourns loss of long-time volunteer Max Poper

Max Poper was a man of many passions. These passions led him through a long and varied career, taking him from First Airborne Ranger in the U.S. Army to industrial engineer working on Apollo, to...

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BTBuzz: Pittsburg, Ca. woman makes it her mission to rescue human trafficking victims

Pittsburg Police Civilian Service Specialist Louise Reeves is an incredible example of going above and beyond. Reeves joined the Pittsburg Police in 2005, when most of her work revolved around...

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Garden Grove PD K9 Vader back at work with a new skill: firearms detection

Full of youthful energy, the 80-pound Vader bounds out of the police car ready for work. Garden Grove PD Master Officer Edgar Valencia leads Vader to the area the K9 will search. In a matter of...

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Anaheim Fire & Rescue Wildfire Preparedness Community Fair welcomes residents for day of fire awareness

Anaheim Fire & Rescue Station 10 recently hosted a Wildlife Preparedness Community Fair for local residents to meet firefighters, tour fire trucks, and learn about the services and tools...

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Garden Grove PD makes arrest in stabbing death  

Garden Grove Police detectives have arrested Michael J. Martinez, 31, of Santa Ana, in connection with the stabbing death on Saturday of a 25-year-old man from Santa Ana. While responding to a 911...

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