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OCSD unit that investigates major traffic collisions is one of the agency’s busiest

On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 4, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department deputies who make up the Major Accident Reconstruction Team (MART) had an especially busy day. At 9 a.m., they arrested a...

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Body of a young woman found at Westminster hotel, ruled a homicide

Westminster Police detectives are looking for information in connection with a homicide that was discovered Monday night. Officers responded at about 11 p.m.Feb. 5 to a call of suspicious...

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Orange Police Department welcomes new dog, Wyatt

Aware of every sound, person, and activity in the neighborhood – especially birds – as he stands with Orange Police Department Officer Mike Osborn on a recent Friday morning, the young, energetic...

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Anaheim ups efforts to work on Incident Management Teams, helping beyond city lines

As fires hit California this past year, it became increasingly apparent that similar large-scale disasters require a team approach. It’s for this reason that the federal National Incident...

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Orange PD creates photo wall to honor K9s and handlers throughout the years

Orange PD Sgt. Trevor Cullen remembers getting the call from the narcotics unit about suspicious packages at the mall. Arriving with his K9 partner, then-85-pound German shepherd Argo, he asked the...

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OCSD deputy makes sure jail system is compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act

Compliance Deputy Ron Miller says he often asks his sheriff’s academy students to imagine if their dad was brought into custody of the jails. How would they want him treated? More specifically:...

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Vargas: Pastor attempts to prevent arrest of domestic violence suspect

The decisions officers make from day to day are often called into question by a public whose understanding of policing is often distorted by Hollywood myth. The latest case of this occurred on...

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La Habra Police Department seeks fresh leads in fatal hit-and-run that killed woman, 60

They chased dozens and dozens of leads and spent months looking for the culprit, and even put up a $25,000 reward for information. They conducted surveillance on possible suspects and alerted...

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Anaheim PD adds five new officers to ranks

The Anaheim PD has added five new officers to its ranks. The members of the Basic Academy Class 229 graduated Thursday, Jan. 25 from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Regional Training...

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Garden Grove PD welcomes three new officers to its family

Garden Grove’s three new police officers each bring their individual skill sets and life experiences to the job: Aaron Shipley, 29, is a U.S. Marine reservist with a strong desire to fight...

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