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. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (November 1, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday November 2, 2018 on Euclid Street at Cerritos Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  2. Two Police Officers Seriously Injured During Attempted Arrest of Suspect

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Oct. 27, 2018) – Two Anaheim Police Department (APD) officers were seriously injured during an attempted arrest of an assault and battery suspect. Read on...
  3. DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 19, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint tonight, Friday October 19, 2018 on Ball Road at East Street between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  4. Suspect Arrested in Anaheim Homicide

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Oct. 18, 2018) – Anaheim Police have arrested a suspect in the October 16, 2018 homicide of Raymond Tovar in the 2800 block of W. Lincoln Avenue. Read on...
  5. Anaheim Police Department Seeks Public's Help in Identifying Robbery Suspect

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Oct. 17, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department seeks the public’s help in identifying a suspect who committed two armed robberies within 20 minutes. Read on...
  6. Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Oct. 11, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD) has been awarded a $539,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). Read on...
  7. Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Bicycle/Pedestrian Safety Education Program

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 11, 2018) – The safety of people who use roadways to walk or ride their bike is the focus of a bicycle and pedestrian safety education program with Anaheim Police Department. Read on...
  8. Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Child Passenger Safety Education and Training Program

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 11, 2018) – A $50,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will fund child passenger safety education and training programs aimed at helping parents and caretakers make sure their child is riding safely. Read on...
  9. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (August 3, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday August 3, 2018 near Harbor Boulevard and La Palma Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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