Anaheim Police

Anaheim Police & Fire Join Anna Drive’s Las Posadas Celebration

[From Behind the Badge] Anaheim police, fire department join Anna Drive’s Las Posadas celebration By Joe Vargas On Saturday night, Dec. 21, I got a chance to visit Anna Drive in the City of Anaheim. It’s been a long time since I’d been in the neighborhood. I worked as an Anaheim police officer for nearly 30 years, retiring in 2010. ...

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New Anaheim Deputy Police Chief Sworn In

From Behind The Badge: Driving to Modesto from Orange County at around 3 on a Friday afternoon probably isn’t on anyone’s list of “Fun Ways to Kick Off the Weekend.” But Rick Armendariz is worth it – easily, his former colleagues say. About a dozen current and former sworn and professional staff members of the Modesto PD were happy and ...

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November 8: “Anaheim Confidential” Dinner & Murder Mystery Fundraiser Benefitting Cops4Kids

From the Anaheim Police Department: In 2015, the Anaheim Police Department responded to a 911 call resulting in the tragic discovery of a murdered woman and her child. Investigators launched a homicide investigation and manhunt across Orange County for a suspect desperate to escape. Join the lead investigators from the APD Homicide Detail as they tell the true story of ...

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Anaheim Police Hosting Bike Safety Event On November 9

From the Anaheim Police Department: Help us reduce bike theft by registering your bike! This FREE service helps us contact the owners of stolen bikes that we recover. Bring your bicycle and join us for the: • Bike Rodeo • Bicycle Safety Information • APD Motor Officer Exhibition • Anaheim Fire & Rescue Helmet Giveaway • Raffles (Including a Bicycle!) ...

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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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