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. Shane Carringer at - office (714) 765-1521, mobile (714) 493-7541 or via email at SCarringer@anaheim.net.
  1. Anaheim Detectives Investigating After Body Found in Water Basin

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 8, 2022) – The body of a subject has been located in an Anaheim water basin. Read on...
  2. The Anaheim Police Department Encourages Safe St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 15, 2022) – Anaheim, Calif. – This St. Patrick’s Day, the Anaheim Police Department will be on alert for suspected impaired drivers and reminds the community to celebrate the holiday responsibly. Read on...
  3. Parolee Wanted in Connection with December Gang Murder

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 9, 2022) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested one man and are searching for another in connection with the murder of a 23-year-old Anaheim man who was shot to death near his home in late December. Read on...
  4. Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 3, 2022) – Anaheim Police personnel fatally shoot suspect after hours long standoff. Read on...
  5. Four Arrested for November Motel Homicide

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 22, 2022) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested four suspects in connection with the shooting death of a Garden Grove man in a motel parking lot last year. Read on...
  6. Request for Public Assistance: Hit and Run Investigation

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 16, 2022) – Anaheim Police Department traffic investigators are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run collision. Read on...
  7. DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 16, 2022) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, February 18, 2022. Read on...
  8. Fatal Hit and Run Traffic Collision – Request for Public Assistance

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 23, 2021) – Anaheim Police Department traffic investigators are asking for the public’s assistance regarding a fatal hit and run collision. Read on...
  9. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 17, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, December 17, 2021 near Orange Avenue and Beach Boulevard starting at 6:00 P.M. Read on...
  10. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 26, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, October 29, 2021. Read on...
  11. 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...
  12. Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

    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. Read on...
  13. DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    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. Read on...
  14. Officer Involved Shooting – Updated Information

    At approximately 4:45 pm on Saturday, February 20, 2016, three Anaheim police officers were involved in a fatal Officer Involved Shooting of an armed attempted murder suspect. Read on...
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