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Here Come the Drones! LA City Council OK’s Fire Department’s Guidelines

Guidelines for a Los Angeles Fire Department drone program were approved by the City Council Tuesday over the objections of some civil rights organizations concerned that the devices could be used to infringe on individual liberties. The 11-0 vote formalizes … Continue reading

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Alhambra High School Employee Takes Down Suspect: ‘Wrong Campus’

A man led police on a chase in a stolen car from Los Angeles to Alhambra, where he ran onto the campus of Mark Keppel High School and was arrested. Los Angeles police officers began chasing the Honda in their jurisdiction late … Continue reading

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AM Radio Station Launch at Ontario Airport

Riverside County residents who plan to use Ontario International Airport for holiday travel can now tune into the aerodrome’s newly activated radio station for an update on traffic, parking, and other conditions 24 hours a day. ONT AiRadio went live … Continue reading

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LAFD Prepared for a Griffith Park Blaze

Los Feliz Hills resident Gary Simon took this photo from a friend’s house in the Hollywood Hills during the 2007 Griffith Park fires. Following a series of devastating fires throughout California’s wine country in October, the 7,000 acre La Tuna … Continue reading

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LAPD to Begin Using the World’s First ‘Pursuit-Rated’ Hybrid Patrol Car

  Ford Motor Co. has unveiled the world’s first “pursuit-rated” hybrid police car and the Los Angeles Police Department may be among the first agencies to have one. Chief Charlie Beck and LAPD officers were expected to help introduce the … Continue reading

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Tustin PD First in SoCal to Deploy GPS Technology to Track Fleeing Suspect Vehicles

On a closed street near the blimp hangars in Tustin, a TPD patrol car speeds up in pursuit of a white Dodge Caravan. 30 mph. 40 mph. 50 mph. The patrol car stays within manageable sight of the van when … Continue reading

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Flight Controller Accidentally Sends Jet On Course Toward Mt. Wilson After LAX Takeoff

  The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating an incident in which a passenger aircraft was given wrong directions by traffic controllers and guided toward the San Gabriel Mountains, where it flew just hundreds of feet higher than the peak of Mt. Wilson before … Continue reading

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DMR and ProVoice Added to BCD996P2 and BCD325P2 Scanners

Uniden is pleased to announce the addition of support for Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) and EDACS ProVoice decoding for two additional more models, further cementing Unidens position as the leading scanner manufacturer worldwide. Digital Mobile Radio is used on thousands … Continue reading

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Firefighters Injured in Four Alarm Strip Mall Fire

MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (FOX 11 / CNS) – Two firefighters were injured while battling a four-alarm fire Thursday December 15 at a Monterey Park strip mall. The large structure fire was reported around 1:30 a.m. in the 300 block of … Continue reading

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New Paint Scheme for El Segundo PD Cars

The El Segundo Police Department has begun phasing in a new design for their patrol cars and the implementation will continue throughout 2017. Pictured here is the first vehicle with the new design. The current patrol cars have graphics that have … Continue reading

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