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Anaheim Police Association Calls Chief Quezada Response To No-Confidence Vote “Deceptive”

From the Anaheim Police Association: Anaheim Police Challenge Chief’s Deceptive Remarks Vote of ‘no confidence’ update ANAHEIM, CA, August 21, 2017 – The Anaheim Police Association today responded to Chief Raul Quezada’s misstatements, further lack of leadership, and poor management. The response comes one week after the APA released the results of its poll of its membership that showed 87 percent ...

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SB 54 “Sanctuary State” Bill: Political Points vs. Public Safety

Councilwoman Lucille Kring has requested the city council vote to send a letter of opposition to SB 54, a bill by Senate President Pro Tem Kevin DeLeon that would make California a “sanctuary state” by forbidding law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration authorities in almost every instance. The council will take up her request at the August 15 city ...

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Chief Quezada Responds To Police Union Vote of “No Confidence”

Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada has released this response to the “no confidence” vote by the Anaheim Police Association: Statement from Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada Unfortunately, Anaheim PD has not been immune to the issues facing police departments across the nation during these turbulent times. In 2012, following days of unrest, we embarked on an ambitious-but-necessary journey to rebuild ...

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UPDATED: Anaheim Police Association Overwhelmingly Votes “No Confidence” In Chief Raul Quezada

Members of the union representing Anaheim police officers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a resolution of “no confidence” in Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada’s “leadership, management and actions.” Quezada, in a prepared statement, dismissed the vote as a “strong arm tactic” police unions are using against “reform-minded police chiefs who have yet to hit retirement age.” Quezada has also ...

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Councilman Moreno Honored By Anaheim Police Critics

Anaheim Insider here. I noted earlier this month that District 3 Councilman Jose F, Moreno has changed his tune, at least superficially, about the Anaheim Police Department and staffing levels. While Candidate Moreno dismissed the idea that more police led to greater public safety, Councilman Moreno is very worried that Anaheim police staffing levels aren’t high enough. This past weekend, ...

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Moreno Changes His Tune On Police Staffing Levels

Anaheim Insider here. What a difference drawing the short straw can make. When he was running for council last year, Dr. Jose F. Moreno didn’t know that if he won he’d be running for re-election two years later, in the 2018 off-year election. He barely beat Jordan Brandman in 2016 with high turnout by Democratic and Latino voters. He can’t ...

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Will An Adversarial Police Oversight Board Lead Anaheim Down LA’s Path?

There’s a strange phenomenon is happening in the some of California’s larger cities. Even as crime has started to rise – many believe due to the tens of thousands of prisoners released under AB 109’s “prison realignment” and Propositions 47 and 57 — arrests by police departments in these cities have plummeted. In Los Angeles, arrests dropped 25% from 2013 ...

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4th Supervisor District: Kerr Campaign Announces OCEA Endorsement But Stonewalls On Residency Issue

The Joe Kerr for Supervisor campaign sent over a press release announcing his endorsement by the Orange County Employees Association – which surprises no one given their shared dedication to government employee unionism and opposition to outsourcing the performance of government services to the private sector. Government of government, by government, for government. The Kerr campaign has still not responded ...

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ICE Detainer Issue Can Put Anaheim Police Between Rock and Hard Place

[Cross-posted from OC Daily.net] Anaheim’s listing on the ICE Declined Detainers report illustrates how local police departments get caught in the cross-fire between the Trump Administration’s heightened focus on deporting illegal immigrants and the “resisitance” mentality of California’s ruling progressive Democrats. Pursuant to President Trumps’ Presidential Executive Order 13768: Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States, ICE is ...

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UPDATED: Anaheim Among Cities Listed In ICE’s First “Declined Detainers” Report

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has issued its first Weekly Declined Detainer Report listing local jurisdictions that release undocumented aliens in their custody “notwithstanding that such aliens are subject to a detainer or similar request for custody issued by ICE to that jurisdiction.” Section II of the report lists recorded instances of jurisdictions declining ICE detainers, broken down by ...

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