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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....

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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 r...

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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 morn...

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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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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 ...

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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.Read on...

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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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Police Press Releases
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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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 involv...

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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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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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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 ha...

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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 i...

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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 af...

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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 ...

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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 parkin...

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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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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Video From March 8 Press Conference Regarding Use of Force

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 9, 2018) – You're invited to watch the video from our March 8 press conference regarding a recent use of force incident.

During the press conference, Acting Chief of Police Julian Harvey discussed details from the incident. ...

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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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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 ...

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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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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.

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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 establishmen...

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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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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...

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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 incre...

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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 conc...

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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 operation. Two add...

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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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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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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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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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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 befo...

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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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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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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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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...

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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/Driver's 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.

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Posted on: July 30, 2017

18 Year Old Arrested for Multiple Charges After Fatal Crash

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 30, 2017) – An 18 year old Anaheim man has been arrested for Gross Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated, Felony DUI, and Unlicensed Driver following a fatal crash earlier this morning.

At 3:15 am Sunday morning, Anaheim P...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint

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 ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 27, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, July 28, 2017, on Brookhurst St north of Ball Rd between the hours of 8:00 P.M....

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Additional Victims Sought in Event Planner Scam

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 12, 2017) – Anaheim detectives are seeking potential victims of a scam involving event planning for weddings, quinceaneras, and other special events. In the fall of 2016, an investigation was launched after reports were rece...

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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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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...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Four Suspects Arrested in Gang Related Shooting That Injured Two in Front of High School

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ANAHEIM, CA (FEBRUARY 2, 2017) – Three juveniles and one adult have been arrested for a shooting that left two men with non-life threatening gunshot wounds in front of Gilbert High School Tuesday afternoon.  The APD Gang Detail made the arrests W...

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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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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: August 11, 2016

Anaheim Remembers the 15th Anniversary of September 11

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 11, 2016) — Anaheim’s first responders will mark the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11 with an inspiring remembrance ceremony that also offers residents a chance to give back by volunteering for community projects.

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, August 12, 2016

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ANAHEIM, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on August 12, 2016, at La Palma Ave and State College Blvd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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Posted on: July 20, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, July 22, 2016

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Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on July 22, 2016, at Magnolia Avenue and Crescent Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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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...

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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. Nearly 600 pounds of com...Read on...

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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: February 21, 2016

Officer Involved Shooting – Updated Information

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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. The incident occurred when officers were called to the 2000 block of W. Cris Av...Read on...

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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: August 17, 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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Posted on: August 14, 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 r...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2015

Anaheim Police to Honor Ten Anaheim Youths for Doing the Right Thing

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Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at 11:00 A.M., the Anaheim Police Department will recognize twelve Anaheim youth who demonstrated they will do the right thing! As part of the “Do The Right Thing” (DTRT) Program twelve youth from across Anaheim will be...Read on...

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Posted on: April 15, 2015

Click It or Ticket Campaign to Begin May 18, 2015

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Once again, the Anaheim Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies around the country will be stepping up enforcement May 18-31...Read on...

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Posted on: April 5, 2015

Officer Involved Shooting: 200 Block E. Lincoln Avenue, City of Orange

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On April 4, 2015, at approximately 7:45 A.M., Anaheim Police Officers received information that a woman who was sought on an arrest warrant the previous day by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) was at her residence in the 2800 block of E. Lincoln Avenue...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2015

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned This Saturday

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The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on March 28, at Cerritos Avenue and Euclid Street between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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