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The word 'unarmed' strikes impression of 'not dangerous,' but nothing could be further from the truth

Police officers respond to a call of a disturbed individual engaging in bizarre behavior. Officers arrive and observe a man ranting and raving unintelligibly while holding a club. Immediately they...

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Behind the Badge in 60 Seconds: February 14

On this week’s Behind the Badge in 60 Seconds, Orange County public safety agencies, led by the OC Sheriff's Department, launch the Text-to-911 program; Anaheim officers find shelter for 150...

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Public Safety Couples Resiliency Day to offer tools for first responders and their loved ones

Today, to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Officer Thom Spratt and his wife, Nancy, are going to a Dierks Bentley concert in Ontario. But keeping their marriage rumbling along smoothly like a twangy...

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Wanted man arrested after he jumps into frigid flood channel to avoid Garden Grove police

The Garden Grove PD on Wednesday arrested a transient suspected of committing several felonies after the man saw officers in a park and then hopped over two fences into a frigid flood channel. The...

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Veteran OC Register journalist and screenwriter debuts new ‘Crime Beat’ podcast

Keith Sharon has a story to tell. That’s no surprise, since he’s been telling stories for nearly four decades as a journalist, screenwriter, and, now, podcaster. The veteran Orange County...

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Police resources need to be focused on threat from gangs, a major cause of violent crime

There have been a lot of distractions when it comes to law enforcement resources. Issues related to homelessness, drugs, and immigration seem to dominate the headlines. Many have forgotten that...

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Pasadena Police Department set to open museum to share its history

An 88-year old gun belt and holster is displayed on a table in an upstairs office at the Pasadena Police Department. Laid out alongside it are old pair of handcuffs, a set of brass knuckles –...

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Outreach, shelter beds help Anaheim police help homeless

First, families stopped visiting the park. Then residents became vigilant when using the library, checking the bathrooms before letting children enter. They changed their walking routes,...

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Orange County public safety agencies, led by OC Sheriff's Department, launch Text-to-911

Orange County public safety leaders announced Wednesday the launch of a Text-to-911 system, a service expected to have a big impact on the way police, fire, and EMS personnel respond to...

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Mr. Tustin competitor hails from city’s police department

Tustin Police Services Officer Steve Giddings will do just about anything for a good cause. The longtime Tustin resident put that idea to the test late last year when he was nominated to compete...

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