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LHPD police dog, Prinz, awarded new vest to keep him safe on duty

Prinz, one of La Habra’s two police dogs, will soon be much safer while on duty, thanks to a new ballistic vest that will protect him from potential stabbings or bullet wounds. The vest, valued at...

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Wanted Wednesday: Benjamin Dinh Nguyen is considered armed and dangerous

Editor’s note: “Wanted Wednesday” spotlights a suspect wanted by the police. This week, we highlight a suspect sought in a three-year-old Garden Grove gang homicide. His name: Benjamin Dinh...

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Bicyclist carrying loaded guns, magazines and knives arrested by HBPD

A bicycle stop led to a weapons arrest after police found the man had a loaded handgun, several magazines, a baton and knives on him. Police at about 9 p.m. Nov. 19 stopped a 29-year-old bicyclist...

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APD gobbles up chance to recognize GRIP students with 'Operation Turkey Leg'

Anaheim Police officers joined two community organizations this week to deliver turkey dinners to students who successfully participated in the Gang Reduction Intervention Partnership...

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APD honors 10 youth who ‘Do the Right Thing’ for community

One stayed cool, contacted authorities and potentially saved her family from harm after a felon had broken into her house. Another spends her free time at a senior home, walking with elderly...

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Two desperate people get paid trips back home, thanks to Fullerton PD

Cary Tong has been thinking a lot about trains, planes and automobiles. And buses. That’s because he and other Fullerton Police officers who work on the four-member Homeless Liaison Unit have twice...

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Cypress PD honors sergeant killed in line of duty

Every year, on Nov. 19, members of the Cypress Police Department remember the man who gave his all. Sgt. Don Sowma is the only officer killed in the line of duty in Cypress’ history and, on the...

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'I just wanted out,' officer says of harrowing child-abuse case

Westminster Police Officer Claudia McCarthy soon will return to work after having twin girls on St. Patrick’s Day. When she does, McCarthy, 33, will work patrol --- the assignment she requested in...

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Firefighters storm high-rise; don’t worry, it was only a drill

The spectacle may have alarmed bystanders, but several dozen firefighters who recently stormed up a high-rise building in downtown Anaheim were conducting a drill. Anaheim Fire & Rescue opened up...

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HB police: Narcotics investigation reveals fraud ring

A narcotics investigation by Huntington Beach police led to the discovery of an identity theft fraud ring and the arrest of two suspects. Police on Sept. 18 served a search warrant at a Costa Mesa...

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