Readers really ‘liked’ last week’s top stories


It was a reunion that readers really liked – more than 25,000 times on Facebook.

The story: A man whose life was changed by the Fullerton Police officer who arrested him.

“God came to me in the form of a Fullerton police officer,” the man said.

It wasn’t the only popular story last week. The New York Daily News picked up a story about a Westminster Police commander who died for eight minutes. And thousands of readers liked stories about Los Alamitos’ educated police officers, Huntington Beach Police’s efforts to educate about use-of-force and Ret. Capt. Joe Vargas’ comments about the value of gang injunctions.

Here are the seven most viewed of the week:

From back of a Fullerton Police car, suspect utters surprising words to officer who arrested him

Meet Bill Collins, the Westminster Police officer who came back from the dead

Westminster officer loses handcuffs, unbelievably gets them back

Los Alamitos Police makes grade with educated police force

Fullerton Police send two homeless people back to their families

Huntington Beach Police educates the public about use of force dynamics

Vargas: As ‘Chunks’ case shows, gang injunctions make sense

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