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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 […]

Ventura Fire and Police Departments Respond to Early Morning Blaze on High Point Road | No Injuries Reported

Ventura Fire and Police Departments Respond to Early Morning Blaze on High Point Road | No Injuries Reported

On December 29, 2017 at 3:27 am Ventura City Fire Department responded to a reported structure in the 500 block of High Point Rd. The first arriving engine company discovered a fully involved outbuilding 4 feet from a residential home. Firefighters evacuated the adjacent home while suppressing the fire burning in the outbuilding. The fire […]

Pep Boys burglary suspect caught

Pep Boys burglary suspect caught

Ventura Police Department   On early Christmas morning at about 0200 hours a suspect, later identified as Lawrence McGuire, smashed a window to Pep Boys at : 4001 E. Main St and entered the business. He took multiple items and fled the area. At about 0700 hours an officer on patrol saw the smashed window and began […]

Prescription Drug Drop-Off Event | Simi Valley

Prescription Drug Drop-Off Event | Simi Valley

The Simi Valley Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), is announcing a Prescription Drug Drop-Off event. This one-day event is designed to encourage and educate the public on how to properly dispose of expired or unused prescription drugs and medications from their homes. The Prescription Drug Drop-Off event will occur Saturday, […]

VEGAS STRONG

VEGAS STRONG

By Wayne Allyn Root   The story of the year is the worst mass shooting in U.S. history right here in Vegas. But the real story of the year should be the remarkable reaction to this terrible, heinous act of terror.  We are “VEGAS STRONG.” At this moment, we don’t know why the mass murderer […]