Anaheim Police

OCR Article On Crime-Clearance Informative, But Hardly An Indictment

The OC Register published an interesting article on Sunday regarding a steep decline in crimes-solved statistics during the last decade (sorry, it’s behind the OCR paywall). Predictably but prematurely, the dementors of the Anaheim politics are crowing. Cynthia Ward, in typical hyperbolic fashion, headlines her post “The Register Blows The Lid Of More Dirty Secrets of the Anaheim Police.” That’s not ...

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Massive Crowd Of 6 People Protest SOAR Fundraiser

In a telling manifestation of the massive popular groundswell building against the Anaheim City Council majority and the way the city is run, a throng of six (6) people showed up outside the private residence of Mitch and Sherry Caldwell. Over at the fever swamp of the local blogosphere, Orange Juice Blog, the mini-protest was reported by “Luke Skywalker” (who, as ...

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Pringle Records Robo-Call Against Civilian Police Commission

Former Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle recorded a robo-call urging residents to oppose the civilian police oversight commission proposed by current Mayor Tom Tait. Here’s a transcript of the call: Hello.  This is former Mayor Curt Pringle.  When it comes to keeping Anaheim safe, the City of Anaheim is at a crossroads.  Which way will we go?  You can follow the ...

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ACLU Wants An Police Oversight Commission

The ACLU yesterday sent a letter to the City of Anaheim calling on them to establish a civilian police oversight board. The OC Register published the story yesterday afternoon. In a classic publicity maneuver, the ACLU first sent the letter to the OC Register, which began working on a story — before anyone at the City had seen the letter or was ...

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District Attorney Clears Anaheim Cop In Shooting of Gang Member

Yesterday, the OC District Attorney cleared Anaheim Police Officer Nick Bennallack of any wrong-doing in the July 2012 shooting of gang member Manuel “Stomper” Diaz. The OC Register reports: Officer Nick Bennallack was on a gang-enforcement patrol in the Anna Drive neighborhood on the afternoon of July 21 when he pulled up to a small group of men. Manuel Diaz, 25, ...

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Kris Murray On Proposed Citizen Oversight Commmittee

This came over the transom this morning from Anaheim Councilwoman Kris Murray: Response to Recent Inquiries about Proposed Citizen Oversight Committee Over the past few weeks, my office has received inquiries about Mayor Tait’s proposed Citizen Oversight Committee. Let me begin by saying, Anaheim is one of the safest cities of its size in California. I believe this is due ...

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Anaheim Police Assoc. Keeps Blasting Away At Proposed Citizens Review Body

Yesterday, the Anaheim Police Association sent another e-mail blast urging recipients to contact councilmembers in opposition to a proposed citizens review commission: Stand with your police department and against ineffective Civilian Review Boards. Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and his supporters are attempting to weaken our police force by implementing policies and police review procedures that could jeopardize the safety of Anaheim’s ...

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Anaheim Police Assoc. Mobilizing Against Proposed Oversight Commission

The Anaheim Police Association blasted out this e-mail this morning, asking for recipients to e-mail the Anaheim City Council to express their opposition to Mayor Tom Tait’s proposal for a citizens police oversight commission: Support Your Anaheim Police! Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and his supporters are attempting to weaken our police force by implementing policies and police review procedures that ...

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