Press Releases

The Anaheim Police Department provides a full-time Public Information Officer (PIO) to coordinate the release of information to the public via the media. It is our goal to provide prompt and accurate release of information. Media inquiries should be directed to Sgt. Daron Wyatt at - office (714) 765-1521, mobile (714) 497-5633 or via email at dwyatt@anaheim.net.
  1. Officer Involved Shooting

    ANAHEIM, CA - On Saturday, July 21, 2018 at about 0936 hours, officers responded to the 500 block of S. West Street in the City of Anaheim. Read on...
  2. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 12, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday July 13, 2018. Read on...
  3. Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operations

    ANAHEIM, CA (July 3, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted Minor Decoy Operations at a combined 11 Anaheim locations on June 18 and June 28, 2018. Read on...
  4. Anaheim Police Release Identity of Suspect Arrested in Domestic Violence Murder

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (June 28, 2017) – Anaheim Police homicide detectives have identified Mark Lawrence Jennings, a 46 year old Anaheim resident, as the suspect arrested for killing his girlfriend early Wednesday morning. Read on...
  5. Man Displaying Erratic Behavior Dies in Police Custody

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (June 24, 2018) – A 46 year old male was pronounced deceased at a local hospital Saturday night following a very brief contact with APD officers. Read on...
  6. APD Detectives Seek Witnesses to Series of Vicious Attacks

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 31, 2018) – Anaheim PD Homicide Detectives are looking for witnesses who may have seen all or portions of a series of vicious attacks which occurred earlier today. Read on...
  7. Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. (March 29, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Shoulder Tap Operation at six Anaheim locations on May 25, 2018. Read on...
  8. Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts May 21

    As the unofficial start of summer, the Memorial Day holiday weekend is a busy time for Californians. Each year, the highways fill with families in vehicles, on their way to start their summer vacations. Read on...
  9. Motorcycle Awareness Month in May

    ANAHEIM, CALIF — Anaheim Police Department and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) are teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) this May for the annual Motorcycle Safety Awareness campaign. Read on...
  10. APD Arrests Suspects in Multiple Residential Burglaries

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 10, 2018) – Detectives from the Anaheim Police Department Burglary/Auto Theft Detail have arrested two parolees for committing multiple residential burglaries in Anaheim Hills. Read on...
  11. Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

    ANAHEIM, CA. (May 3, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Minor Decoy Operation at 10 Anaheim locations on May 2, 2018. Read on...
  12. May is Bicycle Safety Month

    With the California weather warming up the Anaheim Police Department and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) are highlighting bicycling Read on...
  13. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Responsibly Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving

    ANAHEIM, CA (May 3, 2018) — In the United States, the Cinco de Mayo holiday is often associated with parties and alcohol. Read on...
  14. Anaheim Police Seek Public's Help in Identifying Person of Interest

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 3, 2018) – APD Traffic Investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in a serious motorcycle accident. Read on...
  15. Public Tip Leads to Arrest of Suspect from Fatal Hit and Run

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 3, 2018) – Anaheim Police Department Traffic Investigators have arrested a 47 year old male for the death of a pedestrian during a hit and run collision on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Read on...
  16. DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 19, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday April 20, 2018 on Euclid Street south of La Palma Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  17. SUSPECT WOUNDED IN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IDENTIFIED

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 13, 2018) – The suspect injured in an Officer Involved Shooting early Friday morning has been identified as Petrica Peter Muntean, a 24 year old Anaheim resident. Read on...
  18. Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 13, 2018) The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Shoulder Tap Operation at six Anaheim locations on March 10, 2018. Read on...
  19. Video From March 8 Press Conference Regarding Use of Force

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 9, 2018) – You're invited to watch the video from our March 8 press conference regarding a recent use of force incident. Read on...
  20. Press Conference to Be Held by Anaheim Police Department Regarding Use of Force

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 6, 2018) – Acting Chief of Police Julian Harvey will address the media during a press conference at 1:00 pm on Thursday, March 8, 2018, regarding a use of force by APD officers on March 2, 2018. Read on...
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