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Police Preparing for Big Protests as Trump Makes First California Visit as President

With President Trump heading to the Los Angeles area Tuesday for a high-dollar campaign fundraiser on his first White House visit to California, law enforcement will be ratcheting up in preparation for potential protests. While details of the Trump visit … Continue reading

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Police Department Changes Course, Will Use Both Public and Private Radio Channels

It looks like they are getting encryption right in Nebraska. We hope the So Cal PD’s will follow suit and not lock out scanner listeners from all PUBLIC safety communications. COLUMBUS NE — Columbus Police Chief Chuck Sherer is changing course … Continue reading

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FCC Blue Alert Warns Cell Phone Users of Threats to Law Enforcement

The Federal Communications Commission has expanded the US’s emergency alert systems by adding a new alert option dubbed Blue Alert. With Blue Alert, both local and state-level authorities can push out notifications that warn the public to “threats to law … Continue reading

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Anaheim PD Keeps an ‘Angel’ in the Air

Angel is watching over the city as the sun sets on a hot August day. Anaheim PD’s Air Support Bureau is cruising at 1,200 feet above it all, and below, the streets are a safer place because of it. Tactical … 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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Dispatchers Take Heat as the ‘First First Responders,’ So this Week, Show Them Some Love

The woman’s screams were terrifying. The anguished wails were all that Anaheim PD Dispatcher Heather Champlin heard when she took the 911 call. Hamplin wondered if the woman had been violently attacked. Since she had called from a landline, 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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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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The Porky Show – January 16

ATTENTION PATCH COLLECTORS! The Porky Show, California’s longest running police and fire patch, badge and collectibles swap meet will take place on Saturday, January 16th in Claremont from 9 AM to 3 PM. The show is put on by the … Continue reading

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Redondo Beach PD/FD Open House

The Redondo Beach Police and Fire Departments will be having their annual open house this Sunday, October 4, 2015. The event will be at the Redondo Beach Civic Center from 10 am until 3 pm. Members of the public can … Continue reading

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