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Retiring captain built Orange Police Department’s award-winning DUI program

Jeff Burton joined the Orange Police Department in 1989, during an exciting time for lawmen in the city. “It was a peak in crime at the time and things were just really busy and I just loved...

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Pasadena PD gives Shanghai police officers a tour in the City of Roses

  Twenty-four year old Police Officer Ethan Chao specializes in cyber-crimes back home in Shanghai. For him, getting a chance to see first-hand how law enforcement officials at Pasadena...

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Garden Grove Fire Chief Tom Schultz, 54, dies of cancer after recently receiving diagnosis

Plunging his loved ones and countywide brethren in the fire service into deep shock and mourning, Garden Grove Fire Chief Tom Schultz died Sunday, Jan. 27, just a few weeks after learning he had...

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Orange PD officer nearly killed by drunk driver says goodbye to profession he loves

The front of his T-shirt reads: Sweat dries Blood clots Bones heal The back: Suck it up, Buttercup Ever since a drunk driver nearly killed him on Dec. 10, 2016, Sharif Muzayen has been sucking...

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Former park ranger now a La Habra police officer

Officer Mark Milward is returning to his roots. His job with the California Department of Parks and Recreation took him away from the city where he grew up, but these days he dons a La Habra...

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Laguna Hills elementary school honors top students in novel anti-bullying campaign

When a school resource officer, alarmed at an increase in bullying at an elementary school in Laguna Hills, came up with the idea of creating a program to curb such incidents, he needed a name that...

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BTBuzz: Officers unite families with dog, chicken; get couple to wedding venue; and save baby from drowning

Indiana State Police Master Trooper Dwayne Halliburton will be a forever hero to a family after reuniting them with their Siberian Husky. The frightened dog ran off after the family was involved...

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OCSD identifies Jane Doe homicide victim after more than 31 years

For more than 31 years, the homicide victim had been just a number – one of the nearly 100 Jane and John Does in Orange County that investigators in the Coroner Division of the Orange County...

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Stu Greenberg, a 33-year veteran of the OC Sheriff’s Department, sworn in as Tustin chief

Last year, when he heard that his friend, Charlie Celano, was going to retire as chief of the Tustin PD, Stu Greenberg phoned him to congratulate him. At the time, Greenberg, a 33-year veteran of...

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Small things loom large at OC Crime Lab

The OC Crime Lab’s trace analysts focus on the details – the minute details, that is. Things like paint chips, hair, fibers, lightbulb filaments, and other microscopic evidence. Forensic...

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