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. Additional Victims Sought in Event Planner Scam

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 12, 2017) – Anaheim detectives are seeking potential victims of a scam involving event planning for weddings, quinceaneras, and other special events. Read on...
  2. Recordatorio para el 4 de julio Maneje Sobrio o Será Detenido

    ANAHEIM, California – En este 4 de julio, mientras que familias y amistades van a días de campo y a parrilladas en toda la nación, el departamento de policía de la ciudad de Anaheim Read on...
  3. Fourth of July Reminder: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

    ANAHEIM, CALIF —This Fourth of July, as friends and family travel to picnics and barbecues across the country, Anaheim Police Department, Sheriff Deputies and the California Highway Patrol, will be out stopping impaired drivers. Read on...
  4. Kevin Ferguson Shooting Presented to OCDA for Review

    A shooting case involving an off-duty LAPD officer was presented to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office Friday morning for review. Read on...
  5. DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, June 16, 2017

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (June 15, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, June 16, 2017, on Magnolia St south of Crescent Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  6. Two Students Arrested for Alleged School Violence Plot

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 25, 2017) – Two Savanna High School students have been arrested for allegedly plotting to commit acts of violence on campus, including the placing of bombs and committing shootings. Read on...
  7. Anaheim Resident Arrested for Multiple Murders

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 18, 2017) – Anaheim PD homicide detectives have arrested a suspect in the murders of two homeless men in October 2016 and January 2017. Read on...
  8. DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, May, 19 2017

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 18, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, May 19, 2017 Read on...
  9. DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, April 28, 2017

    ANAHEIM, CALIF, (April 27, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, April 28, 2017 Read on...
  10. Email Threats to Canyon High School Student-Body a Hoax

    At 11:58 p.m. on April 16, an unsubstantiated email was sent to all Administration at Canyon High School targeting the student-body. Anaheim Police Department responded quickly to investigate and determined the threats were not credible. Read on...
  11. Anaheim Police Identify 5th Victim of Serial Murderers

    After three years of investigation, Anaheim Police homicide detectives have identified the fifth victim of serial murderers Steven Gordon and Franc Cano. Read on...
  12. Anaheim Police Department Hires Assistant Public Information Officer

    ANAHEIM, CA (MARCH 20, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department is excited to announce the hiring of Kristina Hamm as the Department’s full-time Assistant Public Information Officer. Read on...
  13. This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party!

    Remember: Impaired Driving, Drugs and Alcohol can Kill Read on...
  14. APD SWAT Teams Serve Simultaneous Warrants Related to Gang Shooting - Suspected Arrested

    Late Wednesday evening, Anaheim Police SWAT personnel, assisted by the Orange County Sheriff’s SWAT Team, served simultaneous search warrants at three Anaheim residences... Read on...
  15. Search Warrant Served by SWAT After Tip Regarding Explosives in Anaheim Residence

    ANAHEIM, CA (March 6, 2017) – Anaheim Police SWAT Team members and investigators from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad served a search warrant at a residence in the 500 block of South Clementine St just after noon Monday afternoon. Read on...
  16. Two Juveniles Arrested Following Confrontation with Off-Duty LAPD Officer – Update

    ANAHEIM, CA – (February 22, 2017) - Yesterday afternoon around 2:40 pm, an off-duty LAPD officer was involved in a confrontation in front of his residence with several juveniles. Read on...
  17. Two Juveniles Arrested Following Confrontation With Off-Duty LAPD Officer

    ANAHEIM, CA – (February 21, 2017) – Two juveniles have been arrested following a physical confrontation during which an off-duty LAPD officer discharged his firearm. Read on...
  18. Four Suspects Arrested in Gang Related Shooting That Injured Two in Front of High School

    NAHEIM, CA (FEBRUARY 2, 2017) – Three juveniles and one adult have been arrested for a shooting that left two men with non-life threatening gunshot wounds in front of Gilbert High School Tuesday afternoon. Read on...
  19. Anaheim Man Arrested For Stabbing Girlfriend To Death

    ANAHEIM, CA (JANUARY 20, 2017) – Homicide detectives have arrested a 27 year old man for fatally stabbing his girlfriend Thursday afternoon in the 100 block of E. Wilken Way. Read on...
  20. Anaheim Police Department Adopts Nextdoor, the Private Social Network for Neighborhoods

    Partnership Will Enable Police Department to Communicate with Residents and Facilitate Virtual Neighborhood Watch Read on...
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