Anaheim Police

Meet the Anaheim PD’s Robbery & Assault Detail

From Behind The Badge: Meet the members of the Anaheim PD’s tight-knit Robbery & Assault Detail By Greg Hardesty On a recent weekday morning, detectives and co-workers on the Anaheim PD’s Robbery & Assault Detail were standing at their workstations, their attention intensely focused on a… Forty-foot golf putt. The shot was too hard, and the ball pinged off a ...

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Anaheim Police Association President Rebuts Jose Moreno’s Attacks

In an interview last month on a local Internet show, District 3 Council Jose F. Moreno tapped into boilerplate identity politics narrative to paint the Anaheim Police Association (APA) as a suspect group that engages in dog-whistle bigotry (click here for more). This prompted a powerful rebuttal from Edgar Hampton, the president of the APA, in a comment to our ...

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Jose F. Moreno: Anaheim’s Current Police Spending Will “Create A Police State”

During the city council’s mid-year budget review on February 27, District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno expressed his feeling that continuation of current police spending levels will turn Anaheim “into a police state.” “If we keep investing just in police and fire – really, police – we’re really creating a police state, and I don’t wanna do that. I don’t want ...

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Reactions To Inflammatory Tweet By ACLU Staffer Against Anaheim Police

As reported yesterday, Jennifer Rojas, the ACLU – SoCal’s lead political advocate in Anaheim and author of the group’s error-filled report claiming the Anaheim Police Department is one of the nation’s deadliest, published a tweet castigating the APD for “criminaliz[ing] Latino men trying to feed babies.”  Rojas jumped to that conclusion in response to an APD tweet seeking public assistance ...

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ACLU Staffer Accuses Anaheim Police of “Criminalizing Latino Men” For Seeking Supermarket Theft Suspects

The ACLU has furnished a reminder of why its critics refer to it derisively as the American Criminal Liberties Union. Yesterday, the Anaheim Police Department tweeted a request for public assistance regarding a supermarket theft: PUBLIC ASSISTANCE REQUESTED identifying 2 male Hispanics who took several cans of baby formula from Stater Bros Markets at 1131 N State College Bl & ...

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Denise Barnes: Anaheim Police Department Lacks Kindness And Confidence of Public

The incipient Police Review Board was on the agenda at last week’s city council meeting, and a number of anti-police activists went to the podium to condemn the Anaheim Police Department as extraordinarily violent organization badly in need of severe oversight. This is nothing new: the same activists have been leveling the same charges at city council meetings for the ...

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Anaheim Police Association Blasts ACLU Use-Of-Force Claims

Anaheim Police Association President Edgar Hampton took to the OC Register opinion section last week to blast a report by the ACLU on the Anaheim Police Department’s use of force as fatally flawed and politically motivated: To hear the American Civil Liberties Union portray us, the Anaheim Police Department is full of Inspector Harry Callahans dispensing Dirty Harry-style street justice without the ...

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Cha-Ching: Anaheim Settling Hostile Workplace Claim By Now-Retired Police Chief Raul Quezada for $750,000

Anaheim taxpayers will pay newly-retired Police Chief Raul Quezada $750,000 to settle the hostile workplace claim he filed this summer, as part of his retirement package. In August of this year, the Anaheim Police Association – which represents rank-and-file officers – overwhelmingly voted “no confidence” in Quezada. The chief subsequently filed his complaint accusing other sworn and civilian city staff ...

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