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. Daron Wyatt at - office (714) 765-1521, mobile (714) 497-5633 or via email at dwyatt@anaheim.net.
  1. Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

    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. Read on...
  2. Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

    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. Read on...
  3. DUI/DRIVER’S LICENSE CHECKPOINT

    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. Read on...
  4. Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

    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. Read on...
  5. Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 1, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD) has been awarded a $70,000 grant to improve the City’s ongoing commitment Read on...
  6. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUSPECT IN STABLE CONDITION AFTER OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

    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. Read on...
  7. Anaheim Police Department Hosts Inaugural Coppers & Choppers Expo to Promote Motorcycle Safety

    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. Read on...
  8. ANAHEIM STUDENT ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED THREATS TO MULTIPLE SCHOOL SITES

    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 Read on...
  9. Anaheim Police Department Arrests Four Suspects During a Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 1, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD) arrested four suspects on Oct. 27, 2017 during a Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation Read on...
  10. Detectives Seek Public's Help in Body Dump Murder

    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. Read on...
  11. Suspect Sought for Murder in Love Triangle Death

    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. Read on...
  12. Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant from Alcoholic Beverage Control

    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 Read on...
  13. 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...
  14. Victim Dies Days After Gang-Related Shooting

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 8, 2017) – A 23 year old Anaheim man died Friday night, two days after being shot during a gang-related shooting. Read on...
  15. 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...
  16. Anaheim Police Department Join the 2017 Pink Patch Project

    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 Department’s uniform patch. Read on...
  17. Anaheim Police Department and Orange County Partners Make Strides in Human Trafficking

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

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

    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. Read on...
  20. 18 Year Old Arrested for Multiple Charges After Fatal Crash

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 30, 2017) – An 18 year old Anaheim man has been arrested for Gross Vehicular Manslaughter Read on...
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