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Oxnard Police Department’s 20th Annual Memorial Ceremony

Oxnard Police Department’s 20th Annual Memorial Ceremony

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, the Oxnard Police Department will be hosting its 20th Annual Memorial Ceremony.  The ceremony will occur in front of the Oxnard Police Department. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the week […]

Study Reveals The Best And Worst States To Be A Police Officer

Study Reveals The Best And Worst States To Be A Police Officer

Virginia Kruta, Associated Editor  Study Reveals The Best And Worst States To Be A Police Officer      The study “compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 27 key indicators of police-friendliness,” looking at everything “from median income for law-enforcement officers to police deaths per 1,000 officers to state and local police-protection expenses […]

Little Girl Diagnosed With Inoperable Brain Tumor Receives Special Visit From 40 Dogs

Little Girl Diagnosed With Inoperable Brain Tumor Receives Special Visit From 40 Dogs

Lauryn Overhultz | Columnist . Emma Mertens, a seven-year-old girl from Wisconsin with an inoperable brain tumor, received a special surprise Saturday. Mertens was diagnosed in January with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, an extremely rare brain tumor, according to Fox29. After Martens learned of her diagnosis, a friend asked people to send her letters including photos of […]

Ventura County Firefighters Injured by Vagrants’ Traps

Ventura County Firefighters Injured by Vagrants’ Traps

By Lori Denman Firefighters in Ventura County have left their careers due to injuries caused by traps set by a subset of homeless vagrants, explained Oxnard Fire Chief Darwin Base to Citizens Journal this month. Who would want to hurt the citizens of Ventura County, including police and firefighters by setting intentional fires and traps? Homeless […]

Cops Come to 9-Year-Old’s Rescue After His Lemonade Stand Was Robbed

Cops Come to 9-Year-Old’s Rescue After His Lemonade Stand Was Robbed

Nick Givas | Media And Politics Reporter Brooklyn Park police officers came to the aid of a 9-year-old from Minnesota after junior high school kids on bicycles robbed his lemonade stand. Gracen had setup a stand and made a sign that read “Lemonade on the right. Mostly in the morning!”  Two junior high students rode […]

Commentary | No, police can’t lie their way into our homes

Commentary | No, police can’t lie their way into our homes

BY TIMOTHY R. SNOWBALL, ATTORNEY As children we are taught that law enforcement officers are here to help us. After all, who do you call when you need help? The police. But effective policing within communities depends on a relationship of trust between law enforcement and the public. When law enforcement breaks that trust it not only makes […]

Camarillo Police – Coffee with a Cop

Camarillo Police – Coffee with a Cop

The Camarillo Police Department is proud to announce the first “Coffee with a Cop” day. Coffee with a Cop brings deputies and community members together, over coffee, to discuss issues and learn more about each other. Friday, May 18th, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, Camarillo deputies will be at Starbucks, 4512 Las Posas Road […]

Where Have All the Police Gone??? | Ignoring Small Issues Become Issues You Can’t Ignore!

Where Have All the Police Gone??? | Ignoring Small Issues Become Issues You Can’t Ignore!

  An Open Letter To the Chief of Police, Ventura Dear Chief Corney, I was so sorry to hear about the stabbing that took place at the Aloha Steakhouse this past weekend. And I was particularly embarrassed for you to see one of your commanders appear on television and announce that an officer should have […]

14th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day | Visit any one of Five Locations

14th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day | Visit any one of Five Locations

In support of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) 14th annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, the Sheriff’s Office will be opening our patrol stations on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., to collect expired and unused medication.   Starting with a pilot program at our Thousand Oaks Police Station over a decade […]

Police preparing for protests as Trump makes first California visit as president

Police preparing for protests as Trump makes first California visit as president

LOS ANGELES — With President Donald Trump heading to the Los Angeles area Tuesday for a high-dollar campaign fundraiser on his first White House visit to California, law enforcement will be ratcheting up in preparation for potential protests.