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Posted on: August 2, 2018

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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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.

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Posted on: July 22, 2018

Officer Involved Shooting

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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. Family members of Eliuth Penaloza Nava, a 50 year old resident of Anaheim, called Anaheim Police Department (APD) D...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 12, 2018

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 12, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday July 13, 2018 near La Palma Avenue and Kraemer Boulevard between the hours of 5:00 P.M. and 1:00 A.M.

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 3, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operations

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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. The operations resulted in two citations.

Decoy Operations target retail establishments...

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Public Safety
Posted on: June 29, 2018

Anaheim Police Release Identity of Suspect Arrested in Domestic Violence Murder

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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.

Around 7:30 am, Wednesday morning, Anahe...

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Public Safety
Posted on: June 24, 2018

Man Displaying Erratic Behavior Dies in Police Custody

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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. Around 5:36 pm last night, APD received numerous calls reporting a male acting bizar...

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Public Safety
Posted on: June 1, 2018

APD Detectives Seek Witnesses to Series of Vicious Attacks

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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. At 10:43 am, APD received calls of a subject being assaulted in the par...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 29, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

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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. The operation resulted in four citations for purchasing alcohol for a minor.

Shoulder tap operations t...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts May 21

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Anaheim law enforcement will show zero tolerance

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. To h...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Motorcycle Awareness Month in May

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ANAHEIM, CALIF — In order to reduce motorcycle crashes and save lives, 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 ann...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 10, 2018

APD Arrests Suspects in Multiple Residential Burglaries

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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. Detectives believe the suspects have been involved in addi...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

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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. The operation resulted in one citation for a clerk at a convenience store selling alcohol to a minor.

Decoy Ope...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 3, 2018

May is Bicycle Safety Month

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With the California weather warming up the Anaheim Police Department and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) are highlighting how bicycling is a great way to stay in shape, save money on gas, reduce pollution and when visiting recreational areas...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Responsibly Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving

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ANAHEIM, CA (May 3, 2018) — In the United States, the Cinco de Mayo holiday is often associated with parties and alcohol. If you’re celebrating with friends and family this weekend, remember that at the end of the night, you need to have a safe and sober ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Anaheim Police Seek Public's Help in Identifying Person of Interest

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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. The attached photographs were taken from a convenience store and show the individual sought for...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Public Tip Leads to Arrest of Suspect from Fatal Hit and Run

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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. Kelven Ta was arrested Tuesday afternoon after a tip ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 19, 2018

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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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.

The deterrent an...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 16, 2018

SUSPECT WOUNDED IN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IDENTIFIED

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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. Anaheim Police Officers tried to contact Muntean in a parking lot at H...

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

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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. The operation resulted in six citations for purchasing alcohol for a minor and one citation ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Press Conference to Be Held by Anaheim Police Department Regarding Use of Force

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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. APD received questions from FOX TV thi...

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 22, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Minor Decoy Operation at eight Anaheim locations on Jan. 18, 2018. The operation resulted in one citation for the sale of alcohol to a minor.Decoy Operations target re...

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 16, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 16, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Minor Decoy Operation at nine Anaheim locations on Jan. 11, 2018. The operation did not result in any citations.Decoy Operations target retail esta...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 14, 2017

DUI/DRIVER’S LICENSE CHECKPOINT

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec.14, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday Dec. 15, 2017 on Harbor Blvd. and La Palma Ave. between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventiv...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 4, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Minor Decoy Operation at nine Anaheim locations on Nov. 30, 2017. The operation resulted in one citation.

Decoy Operations target retail establishments that have Departm...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 1, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD) has been awarded a $70,000 grant to improve the City’s ongoing commitment to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in crashes involving pedestrians and bicyclists.

APD will use ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 26, 2017

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUSPECT IN STABLE CONDITION AFTER OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 25, 2017) – Homicide Detectives and District Attorney Investigators are investigating an Officer Involved Shooting in Anaheim, which occurred during a domestic violence investigation earlier this afternoon.Around 2:00 pm Saturday ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Anaheim Fire & Rescue to Host Wildfire Preparedness Community Fair

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 16, 2017) – Chief Randy Bruegman and the men and women of Anaheim Fire & Rescue will host a Wildfire Preparedness Community Fair this Saturday November 18, 2017. This free, family oriented event will be held at Anaheim Fire St...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Hosts Inaugural Coppers & Choppers Expo to Promote Motorcycle Safety

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD), in collaboration with Lifestyle Cycles, is hosting the inaugural Coppers & Choppers Safety Expo on Nov. 18, 2017. This event is a citywide response to combating the increase of mot...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 14, 2017

ANAHEIM STUDENT ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED THREATS TO MULTIPLE SCHOOL SITES

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 14, 2017) – A Western High School student was arrested Tuesday evening for allegedly threatening to commit acts of violence through multiple school shootings at Magnolia, Western, Cypress and Buena Park High Schools. A concerned West...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Arrests Four Suspects During a Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 1, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD) arrested four suspects on Oct. 27, 2017 during a Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation. Two suspects were arrested for furnishing alcoholic beverages to minors during the decoy operatio...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Suspect Sought for Murder in Love Triangle Death

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 31, 2017) – Anaheim Police Department homicide detectives seek the public’s help in locating Humberto Rodriguez-Martinez, a 30 year old Anaheim man wanted in connection with the stabbing death of his jilted lover’s new boyfriend.

Ju...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Detectives Seek Public's Help in Body Dump Murder

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 31, 2017) – Anaheim homicide detectives have released video from a body dump murder in the hopes of identifying the suspects and vehicle involved.

APD officers were called to the 1600 block of S. Sinclair Street regarding ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 27, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant from Alcoholic Beverage Control

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 27, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD) has been awarded a $25,000 grant to implement the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Minor Decoy, Shoulder Tap Programs and conduct Informed Merchants Preventing Alcohol-Rel...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

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ANAHEIM, CA (Oct. 12, 2017) - The Anaheim Police Department (APD) has been awarded a $403,200 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program to augment the City’s ongoing commitment to promote and improve roadway safety. ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Canyon Fire 2

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Anaheim Fire and Rescue currently battling Canyon Fire 2. A shelter for evacuees is setup at:East Anaheim Community Center8201 E. Santa Ana Canyon RoadDowntown Anaheim Community Center250 E. Center Street

Red Cross Shelter for overnight shelter at El Moden...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 8, 2017

Victim Dies Days After Gang-Related Shooting

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 8, 2017) – A 23 year old Anaheim man died Friday night, two days after being shot during a gang-related shooting. The suspect was arrested shortly after the shooting when witnesses saw him running from the scene.

Just before 5:00 pm...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 5, 2017

DUI/DRIVER’S LICENSE CHECKPOINT

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 5, 2017) - The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday October 6, 2017 on S State College Blvd. and Lincoln Ave. between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Join the 2017 Pink Patch Project

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2017) –- The Anaheim Police Department, along with over 110 other public safety agencies, is proud to announce their inaugural 2017 partnership with the Pink Patch Project. The program centers on vibrant pink versions of the Dep...

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Anaheim Police Department and Orange County Partners Make Strides in Human Trafficking

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (September 22, 2017) – During the month of September there have been significant advances in the collaborative, multi-faceted effort to combat human trafficking through the identification, arrest and prosecution of perpetrators coupled with...

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 14, 2017

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (September 14, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday September 15, 2017 on Ball Rd. East of Beach Blvd. between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and p...

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 16, 2017

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers' License Checkpoint Friday August 18, 2017 at the intersection of Lincoln and Monterey between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventive effects of DUI chec...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 18, 2017

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE TO BREAK GROUND ON FIRST NEW FIRE STATION IN LAST DECADE

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ANAHEIM, CALIF – (JULY 18, 2017) – Anaheim Fire & Rescue is proud to announce the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Fire Station 5, Wednesday July 19, 2017 at 10:00 am.  Media and members of the community are invited to join Anaheim City of...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 17, 2017

Email Threats to Canyon High School Student-Body a Hoax

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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. &nb...

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 16, 2017

APD SWAT Teams Serve Simultaneous Warrants Related to Gang Shooting - Suspected Arrested

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ANAHEIM, CA (MARCH 16, 2017) – Late Wednesday evening, Anaheim Police SWAT personnel, assisted by the Orange County Sheriff’s SWAT Team, served simultaneous search warrants at three Anaheim residences: 1200 block of N. East Street, 600 block of S. Philade...

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Posted on: November 20, 2016

Two Alarm Fire Burns Seven Tractor Trailers

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35 Firefighters from Anaheim Fire & Rescue, Fullerton Fire Department, and Garden Grove Fire Department extinguished a fire in about one hour at a yard where numerous tractor trailers were stored.  The call was received at 9:13 pm and a 2nd a...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 20, 2016

Assault With a Deadly Weapon Suspect Fatally Shot in Officer Involved Shooting

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A suspect being sought for assault with a deadly weapon was fatally shot during a confrontation with Anaheim Police just after 9:00 pm Saturday night.  Anaheim police officers were assisting officers from the California Highway Patrol in searchin...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 29, 2016

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Explosive Materials

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A 57 year old man is in custody after Anaheim Police officers found several pounds of dangerous materials in his room. Anaheim Police were first called to an assisted living facility in the 200 block of N. Dale Ave around 10:00 am this morning regarding...Read on...

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

Join the Fire Agencies of Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Orange City for Fire Service Day

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On Saturday, October 1, 2016, the North Net Training Center will be the site for this year’s Fire Service Day hosted by the fire agencies of Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Orange City. Families will have the opportunity to personally meet firefighters, view ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back This Saturday

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This Saturday, July 9, 2016, the Anaheim Police Department will hold a gun buy back at La Palma Park. Between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM, people who would like to dispose of their unwanted firearms are encouraged to come to the north side of La Palma Park and m...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: June 24, 2016

Community Tip Leads to Seizure of Nearly 600 Pounds of Dangerous Fireworks

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Last night, acting on a tip from a member of the community regarding the sale of dangerous fireworks, Anaheim Police Crime Task Force investigators completed a probation search at a residence in the 1500 block of E. Benmore Lane.

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Posted on: May 23, 2016

Presidential Candidate Visits to Anaheim Convention Center

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 23, 2016) - In an effort to facilitate media access to the Anaheim Convention Center for the planned visits of Presidential Candidates Bernie Sanders on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 and Donald Trump on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, the Anaheim Po...Read on...

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Posted on: March 28, 2016

ANAHEIM GANG INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN 5 FEDERAL INDICTMENTS AND 29 CRIMINAL COMPLAINTS

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On Wednesday March 23, 2016 the Anaheim Police Department, with the assistance of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigati...Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2016

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP STAFF FOR COMMUNITY RISK REDUCTION DIVISON

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Anaheim Fire Chief Randy R. Bruegman recently announced the
appointment of Rusty Coffelt to Deputy Chief / Fire Marshal of the agency’s Community Risk ReductionDivision. Deputy Chief Coffelt is responsible for four principal sections including Life Saf...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: March 14, 2016

Anaheim Fire & Rescue to Use Cold Smoke for Wildland Fire Training

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Beginning Monday, March 14, 2016, Anaheim Fire & Rescue will engage in wildland fire training to prepare for the approaching wildland fire season. This training will include the use of smoke canisters to assist firefighting personnel with locating th...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: January 21, 2016

Butane Honey Oil Extraction Discovered in Burned Condominium

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At approximately 11:40 p.m. last night, Anaheim Fire & Rescue received multiple calls of a garage fire in the 2000 block of W. Blue Violet Court. Upon arrival, fire personnel found the garage of a two story detached condominium was fully involved and...Read on...

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Posted on: October 28, 2015

PRACTICE FIRE AND PERSONAL SAFETY WHILE CELEBRATING HALLOWEEN

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 27, 2015) – Halloween is a great time for family fun; however fun can quickly become something truly scary without taking a few simple safety precautions. Many children dressed in costumes will take to the streets for trick-or-tre...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 9, 2015

ANNUAL READY, SET, GO! BLOCK PARTY TO HIGHLIGHT WILDFIRE PREPARATION

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Wildfires are one of the most unpredictable and dangerous fires that one may ever encounter. That’s why Anaheim Fire & Rescue encourages residents to be prepared in the event of a fire with Ready, Set, Go! – a community risk reduction program designed...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: August 28, 2015

O.C. Agencies Unite to Combat Human Trafficking

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WHAT: Orange County law enforcement, transportation officials and the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) will hold a joint news conference to discuss the state of human trafficking in Orange County. OCHTTF, which was founded and is admini...

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 28, 2015

Anaheim Police Department to Conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on August 15, in the 1100 block of S. Harbor Blvd. between the hours of 8:00 PM and 3:00 AM.

The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in...

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 28, 2015

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE OFFERS PARAMEDIC MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM

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Anaheim Fire & Rescue offers a Paramedic Membership Program designed to minimize the financial impact of emergency medical response in Anaheim. For less than 10 cents a day or $36 annually, enrolling in this program will decrease the costs related to ...

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