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Assemblymember Irwin secures state funding for crucial Ventura County programs

Assemblymember Irwin secures state funding for crucial Ventura County programs

Sacramento – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) announced that funding for two new Ventura County programs have made it into the final California state budget bill. The funding was approved by the State Legislature and Governor Newsom. One Time $3 Million Funding for law enforcement departments throughout the state to remove weapons from dangerous individuals, […]

Ventura PD – “Coffee with a Cop,” Friday, June 14, 2019

Ventura PD – “Coffee with a Cop,” Friday, June 14, 2019

The community is invited to come together with Ventura Police Officers in a friendly, informal environment to discuss community issues, build relationships and enjoy a good cup of coffee for Coffee with a Cop which will be held at The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf located at 4360 E. Main Street Suite E. in Ventura […]

Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation | Camarillo Police Department

Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation | Camarillo Police Department

The Camarillo Police Department will have extra officers out on patrol on Friday, May 3rd, between 7:00am through 5:00pm, looking for violations made by drivers and motorcyclists that increase the risk of crashes. The motorcycle safety enforcement operation aims at educating both motorcyclists and drivers on the rules of the road. Motorcycle fatalities have jumped […]

Women’s Empowerment Event – The Possibility of Serving in Law Enforcement

Women’s Empowerment Event – The Possibility of Serving in Law Enforcement

Have you have ever considered a career in law enforcement, but were unsure if you have what it takes? The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a second annual Women’s Empowerment Event to encourage women to explore the possibilities of a law enforcement career. During this event, women will participate in physical fitness stations that […]

Illegal Immigrant Kills 2 Law Enforcement Officers In Car Crash, Only Fined $280

Illegal Immigrant Kills 2 Law Enforcement Officers In Car Crash, Only Fined $280

By Mike Brest | Contributor An illegal immigrant killed two law enforcement officers in a car accident last December and was only fined $280. The case was resolved at the end of last month when Roberto Garza Palacios was fined but avoided any jail time, according to a story by the Washington Post. The prosecution proved that he drove […]

Ventura Police Department to Participate in Annual Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run

Ventura Police Department to Participate in Annual Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run

On Thursday, June 7, 2018, at 8:00 am, the Ventura Police Department (VPD) will participate in the annual Southern California Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) benefiting Ventura County Special Olympics.  This will be the twenty-ninth year the Ventura Police Department has supported this effort. At 8:00 am, Ventura Police Officers and Civilian Personnel,  City of Ventura Employees, Department of Alcoholic Beverage […]

Trump Jogs Over To Law Enforcement, Shakes Officers’ Hands

Trump Jogs Over To Law Enforcement, Shakes Officers’ Hands

By BENNY JOHNSON, Reporter At Large President Trump traveled to New York Wednesday for a series of meetings and events. The president’s schedule was breakneck, but that did not stop Trump from taking a detour and jogging over to a line of local law enforcement to shake their hands. The video, posted on Twitter by the White […]

Sheriffs Cannot be Fired

Sheriffs Cannot be Fired

. By James E. Horn  Sheriffs cannot be fired. Not by the Governor. Not by the State Attorney General. Not by county Supervisors. Not by Senators such as Kamala Harris. Sheriffs are elected and can only be removed in an election in normal circumstances. Police chiefs can be fired. Courageous police chiefs can be fired, […]

President of Largest Law Enforcement Association in California Takes Issue with Anti-Police Rally

President of Largest Law Enforcement Association in California Takes Issue with Anti-Police Rally

Sacramento: Brian Marvel, the recently elected President of PORAC, and a career law enforcement officer, issued the following statement on the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) plan to co-sponsor an anti-police rally designed to remove police from Los Angeles Unified School District.  “I decided to seek a leadership role in PORAC because I believe we […]

Local Law Enforcement advise: Designate a Driver Before Super Bowl Sunday

Local Law Enforcement advise: Designate a Driver Before Super Bowl Sunday

Kickoff on America’s favorite past time is just about ready to start. For many football fans, when it’s time for Super Bowl LII, everyone’s a fan…and Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk. The California Office of Traffic Safety, Police, Sheriff and the CHP are huddling up for a special designated driver reminder to urge football […]

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