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3 Burglary Suspects Arrested After Pursuit on 60 Fwy Ends With Box Truck Tearing Off Door in South El Monte

BY CINDY VON QUEDNOW, KTLA, Published 10:46 AM, January 18, 2019. Updated AT 05:20 PM, JANUARY 18, 2019 Three burglary suspects involved in a high-speed pursuit along the 60 Freeway surrendered after a box truck tore off their car’s door as the … Continue reading

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LAPD used drone for first time in recent Koreatown standoff that ended with arrest of robbery suspect

By JOSH CAIN | jcain@scng.com | Los Angeles Daily News PUBLISHED: January 15, 2019 at 3:28 pm | UPDATED: January 15, 2019 at 3:33 pm The Los Angeles Police Department used a drone for the first time during a standoff last week between SWAT officers and a … Continue reading

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Police Set to Beef Up Security at Schools if Teachers Strike

Los Angeles teachers have said they will strike on Monday if a labor deal isn’t reached. By Eric Leonard – NBC Los Angeles Published Jan 11, 2019 at 5:37 PM | Updated at 8:53 PM PST on Jan 11, 2019 Law … Continue reading

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Police and Fire Memorabilia Show January 19th

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Uniden Announces New SDS-200 Scanner

Introducing the SDS200, Uniden’s latest and most advanced base/mobile digital trunking scanner. The SDS200 incorporates the latest True I/Q receiver technology, which provides the best digital decode performance in the industry, even in challenging receive environments. The SDS200’s other major … Continue reading

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El Segundo will receive a new fire engine and emergency equipment worth $1.15 million from Chevron Corporation

By David Rosenfeld | drosenfeld@scng.com | The Daily BreezePUBLISHED: January 7, 2019 at 5:23 pm | UPDATED: January 7, 2019 at 5:35 pm The El Segundo Fire Department will get a lot of new equipment later this year, thanks to … Continue reading

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Scanner sharks: Special breed of hobbyists keep their ears tuned to emergency dispatches

By Rachel Rice St. Louis Post-Dispatch Dec 29, 2018 When dispatchers radioed St. Charles emergency services to tell them that a man was stranded in the catwalks beneath the Blanchette Bridge that carries Interstate 70 over the Missouri River, scanner … Continue reading

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LA City Fire Adding Fifth AW139

The Los Angeles Fire Department is set to introduce a fifth Leonardo AW139 intermediate, twin-engine helicopter into its fleet. The aircraft is expected to be delivered from Leonardo’s Philadelphia facility in Spring 2019 and will be used to perform a … Continue reading

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Last of the scanners: Are police security measures and new technologies killing an American obsession?

In a white house on a quiet, leafy street in Takoma Park, Md., lives a man who listens to nothing but mayhem. He is remarkable not because of his appearance — tall, thin, black hair — but for what he has around … Continue reading

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More than 100 Firefighters Battle Sylmar Strip Mall Blaze

Firefighters Monday extinguished a greater-alarm blaze that damaged part of an L-shaped strip mall in Sylmar, and no one was hurt. The fire was reported December 10th at 3:47 a.m. at 12777 San Fernando Road and extinguished in about two … Continue reading

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